by Nikita Wolf, Trial Attorney with the Pendleton Law Team A Traumatic Brain Injury (commonly referred to as “TBI”) is a serious injury that should not be taken lightly. Many people believe that a person must strike their head on something to suffer this injury, but that is actually not true. While many TBIs are… read more
How the Supreme Court of Virginia’s Judicial Emergency Order #4 May Impact Your Case
by Nikita Wolf, Trial Attorney with the Pendleton Law Team On May 6, 2020, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued its “Fourth Order Modifying and Extending Declaration of Judicial Emergency in Response to COVID-19 Emergency.” As you may be aware, back in March, the Supreme Court of Virginia issued an Order declaring a Judicial Emergency… read more
You are the victim of an accident. You filed your claim, went to small claims court and won a judgment in your favor. You might think your case is over and you will now receive the money needed to pay your bills and move forward. Unfortunately, plaintiffs in small claims courts do not automatically receive… read more
What Are the Consequences of Driving Without a Valid License in Virginia?
Any person operating a motor vehicle in the State of Virginia must have a valid license to do so. A driver’s license is a privilege obtained only after passing certain tests. To retain this privilege, a driver must obey traffic laws. Speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving and other infractions could lead to the suspension or… read more
What Are the Psychological Effects of Being in a Car Accident?
The physical repercussions of a car accident can be severe. A survivor could have significant injuries that cause great pain, suffering and economic hardship. Physical injuries are not the only consequences crash victims can face, however. Many car accident survivors also deal with psychological ramifications – stress, anxiety and mental health conditions that can last… read more
Three Steps for Emergency Care After a Richmond Motorcycle Crash
Three Steps for Handling Emergency Care at the Scene of a Richmond Motorcycle Crash For riders, motorcycle accidents in Richmond can leave a person faced with catastrophic injuries. Not only do motorcyclists not have a seat belt to secure them during impact, but they are also left far more vulnerable because of the lack of barriers… read more
Four Things You Must Do Following a Truck Accident in Richmond
Truck accidents in Virginia are far different from car crashes. The weight and size differences between the two vehicles that collide lead to catastrophic injuries and damages. Because of the seriousness of most truck collisions, many people are left in a lot of pain and confused about what just happened. During this time, you need… read more
If you have been wondering what protections Virginia med pay affords you, or simply what it is- we have the answer. Auto accidents are the leading cause of serious bodily injury in the United States today. Given the rising costs of health insurance, more and more people are injured who do not possess the financial… read more
Back and neck injuries can often cause immediate pain or discomfort. However, did you know that many of these injuries can leave lasting impact that you will have to treat in the future? Car accidents can yield different injuries given the circumstances of the wreck. However, we come across more neck and back injuries than… read more
Texting while driving is quickly becoming one of the bigger causes of both minor and major auto accidents. It’s important to not only know how to drive without distraction, but what you can do if you’re the victim of someone who isn’t paying attention. The rise in communications technology has brought with it a bit… read more