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According to the NHTSA, nearly 5,000 pedestrians die in motor vehicle related accidents every year. Approximately 76,000 pedestrians suffered serious injuries in 2012 alone. In addition to vehicle-related pedestrian incidents, thousands of non-vehicular pedestrian accidents occur every year. Whether you have sustained injuries as a result of a negligent driver or a property defect, we strongly encourage you to reach out to our Virginia Beach personal injury attorney. At Kalfus & Nachman PC, we bring more than just skill and experience to the table. We bring passion to each case we take on.

  • Attorney A.J. Kalfus

    The Representation You Deserve

    Attorney A.J. Kalfus is a founding partner at Kalfus & Nachman. Along with Stuart Nachman, he launched the practice in 1979 and has been able to watch it grow into one of the most well-known personal injury firms in the area. He prides himself on keeping clients informed of the progress in their case at every step, as well as doing everything in his power to make sure everyone is treated fairly.

    Mr. Kalfus grew up in Massachusetts and went on to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Norfolk College of William and Mary. He went on to accept a position to teach accounting at the University of Tennessee. It was here he became more interested in the field of law and enrolled in the college’s law school. He passed the Virginia bar after his second year and has been practicing ever since. He is married to his wife, Vicki, and they have three children.

  • Attorney Stuart L. Nachman

    Dedicated to Helping the Injured

    Attorney Stuart L. Nachman, a native of Virginia, is a founder of Kalfus & Nachman. Together with A.J. Kalfus, he launched the practice in 1979 and has helped build it into one of the most successful personal injury firms in the area. Mr. Nachman believes in treating clients with the utmost empathy while making sure to discuss all possible outcomes. He understands how devastating it can be when a client loses a limb or a loved one through no fault of their own and advocates vigorously for them, preparing diligently for litigation and utilizing experts, research, and investigators. He is an accomplished trial lawyer, taking a special interest in litigation and mass torts.

    Mr. Nachman completed his undergraduate studies in economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill before earning his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1971. He is active in many professional associations, as well as litigation groups relating to brain injury, medical devices, and pharmaceutical drugs. He is an active board member of Helping Orphans in Latin America (HOLA), an organization dedicated to empowering orphaned and abandoned children in Latin America by providing essential needs; financial aid; and educational, vocational, and social support, and building relationships within the community. Mr. Nachman also enjoys biking, reading, and traveling with his family.

Life-Changing Results for Our Clients

Turn to Kalfus & Nachman PC When You Need Experienced Guidance

  • Truck Accident

    $10.5 Million Settlement

    Our 34 year old client was stopped in traffic on the MMMBT when her vehicle was struck from behind by a commercial truck traveling 50 mph. The left lane of travel on the roadway was closed due to road construction ahead. The truck driver was trying to save time by driving in the closed left lane. As he approached the stopped traffic, the truck driver abruptly changed lanes and crashed into the rear of our client’s car, demolishing it. Our client suffered a traumatic brain injury and stroke which limited her use of her left arm and leg and left her with severe cognitive deficits.

  • Brain Injury

    $8.35 Million Settlement

    A four year old girl was severely injured in an auto accident when her mother’s car was broadsided while making a left turn in Norfolk. The defendant was a weekend sportscaster for a local television station who was rushing to get film for a broadcast and was speeding through the intersection. Our client suffered a traumatic brain injury in addition to internal and orthopedic injuries.

  • Industrial Accident

    $8 Million Settlement

    Our 26 year old client was severely injured in an explosion and fire on her first day at work. She suffered burns to her face and arms and inhalation injuries that required multiple surgeries and left her with permanent disability and disfigurement.

  • Bus Accident

    $7 Million Settlement

    A 25 year old IT specialist was riding as the front seat passenger in a car being driven by a government contractor in Kuwait. As the contractors’ vehicle approached a stopped bus, the bus pulled away from the curb and began to make a U-turn. The driver of the car was unable to stop in time and broad-sided the bus. Our client suffered severe and permanent back and spinal cord injuries resulting in paralysis (paraplegia).

  • Truck Accident

    $5.15 Million Settlement

    A 22 year old was struck by a tractor trailer on I-64 West in Newport News and suffered a traumatic brain injury.

  • Brain Injury

    $2.07 Million Settlement

    A retired Navy Veteran was rear-ended by a box truck at a high rate of speed while stopped at a traffic light in Virginia Beach, forcing his vehicle into the rear of the vehicle ahead and resulting in a 6 car collision. The Veteran suffered head, brain and facial injuries.

Client Testimonials

Quality Representation. Successful Results.

  • “When speaking with the attorney's or their personnel they always been polite and always answered all questions that I may have had. ”

    Maryann Rallis

  • “I was denied my SSDI the first time around, and I was desperate and homeless, and KN, took on my case, and within 90 days I had my disability approved with the back pay owed.”

    Linda Joe Law

  • “Christopher Jacobs from Kalfus & Nachman was my attorney and he was great. I would recommend Attorney Christopher Jacobs to any of my friends or family if they were injured or needed legal advice. ”

    Lorrain Picou

Why Hire Our Team of Dedicated Attorneys?

Highly Experienced in Handling Complex Cases

  • A Full-Service Law Firm with Multiple Offices in Virginia

  • Attorneys Who Are Unafraid to Face Large Corporations

  • 1,000s of Clients Served. Millions of Dollars in Compensation Won

  • With 35+ Years of Experience, You Can Count on Us

  • We Take on Your Legal Burden After You Are Injured

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Questions

  • After Being Injured, What Steps Should I Take?

    Answer

    In the days following an accident, we advise you to write down as many details about the accident as possible. Make note of all conversations had with the individuals involved. Preserve evidence and locate witnesses who may be able to help prove your case. Notify the party or parties responsible that you intend to file a claim against them. Lastly, and most importantly, secure the assistance of an injury attorney.

  • How Long Do I Have To File A Claim?

    Answer

    The statute of limitations govern the amount of time you have to file a personal injury claim. Depending on the circumstances of your case, you may have one year. Exceeding this deadline may result in your claim being dismissed. Due to the time sensitive nature of your injury lawsuit, we suggest you contact our attorney as soon as possible. We will review the details of your case and inform you of your rights.

  • What If I Was Partially At Fault?

    Answer

    If you were partially responsible for your pedestrian accident, you will likely bear some of the responsibility for the accident. This will result in reduced recovery.

  • What Damages Might I Be Entitled To Recover?

    Answer

    You may be entitled to recover damages for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering. Depending on the unique circumstances pertaining to your case, you may also be awarded punitive damages. In pedestrian accident cases resulting in wrongful death, the survivors of the victim may be entitled to recover full compensation for economic losses and damages.

Common Causes Of Pedestrian Accidents

In a collision between a pedestrian and a motor vehicle, the results are often catastrophic. As a pedestrian, you have no protection and are at the mercy of the driver. Whether your accident resulted in broken bones or a spinal cord injury – we stand at the ready to represent your right to compensation.

  • Driving Under The Influence
  • Texting Or Talking While Driving
  • A Driver’s Failure To Yield
  • Speeding & Other Reckless Behavior
  • Ignoring A Crosswalk
  • Running A Red Light
  • What Damages Might I Be Compensated For?

    Damages Defined

    In pedestrian accident claims, “damages” refer to the amount of money awarded to the victim who suffered physical harm as a result of another’s reckless actions.

  • What Damages Might I Be Compensated For?

    General Damages

    These damages may include physical pain, suffering, disfigurement, impairment, mental anguish, loss of companionship, lowered quality of life and more.

  • What Damages Might I Be Compensated For?

    Special Damages

    These damages may include the out of pocket expenses for the repair/replacement of damaged property, lost wages, loss of earning capacity, medical expense and more.

Cover Your Bases With Our Accident Checklist

Nine Things You Should Do After Being Involved In An Accident

  • Obtain The Driver’s Information

  • Do Not Negotiate With The Motorist

  • Collect Witness Information

  • Seek Immediate Medical Attention

  • Document The Events Of Your Accident

  • Make Sure The Police Takes Your Report

  • Preserve All Accident-Related Evidence

  • Do Not Negotiate With Insurance Companies

  • Seek Assistance From A Personal Injury Attorney

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