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Virginia: Let your Delegate know you want better protections

We are in support of several bills that would benefit you, our client, and we’re helping to get the word out with the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association to advocate for the passage of these bills. They have already passed the Senate of Virginia and are now being reviewed by the House of Delegates during this… read more

Factors That Can Affect Your Injury Claim

Injury claims are complicated legal matters with many variables that can affect their timelines and dollar values. If you were injured in an accident in Virginia and wish to pursue compensation for your losses, consider the common factors that may apply to your claim and affect its outcome. Understanding these factors can allow you to… read more

What Evidence Should I Gather After a Car Accident?

It can be tricky to navigate a car accident insurance claim and recover fair compensation for your losses. Insurance companies are experts at making a profit by denying valid claims and reducing settlement awards. The more information and evidence you gather after a car accident in Virginia, the stronger your claim will be. The evidence… read more

Who Is Liable for a Car Accident Caused by Bad Road Conditions?

Not all roads in Richmond are suitable for traffic. Many contain bad road conditions, such as cracked asphalt and uneven surfaces, that increase the odds of car accidents. If a dangerous road condition caused your car accident in Virginia, you may still have grounds for an insurance claim – even without a second driver available…. read more

Can a Pre-Existing Condition Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

If you get into an accident as someone with a pre-existing condition or injury, this could complicate your insurance claim. Insurance companies are notorious for making it more difficult for clients with pre-existing conditions to recover fair compensation. You have the right to obtain fair damages, however, even with existing medical problems. Protect these rights… read more

What Is a Contingency Fee Agreement?

How someone will pay for a lawyer during an injury claim is a common concern. The average accident victim has thousands of dollars in medical expenses, along with being unable to work due to the injury. It may be impossible for the victim to afford attorney’s fees on top of accident-related expenses. Fortunately, most personal… read more

What Are Common Defenses Used in Car Accidents?

In most cases, before you receive financial compensation for your car accident damages in Virginia, you will need to prove the other party’s fault and liability. You or your car accident attorney will use evidence, eyewitnesses and expert witnesses to prove the defendant’s negligence. In return, the defendant will have the chance to defend him… read more

What Are the Long-Term Costs Associated With a Spinal Injury?

A spinal cord injury is a type of catastrophic injury that can impact a victim for life. When an accident injures or damages the spine, it can sever the line of communication from the brain to the body. This can lead to long-term health problems, such as neurological conditions that paralyze the victim. Living with… read more

What Is an Injury Demand Letter?

If someone else’s negligence caused your injury in Virginia, you have the right to bring a claim against that party for damages, or financial compensation. The step that initiates your claim is filing the injury demand letter. You will send a letter describing your accident and demanding compensation to the insurance company of the allegedly… read more

How Soon After a Car Accident Should I See a Doctor?

Collecting financial compensation for a car accident in Virginia typically requires proof of your injuries and losses. One of the main types of evidence an insurance company will look for is documentation of your injuries in the form of medical records. It is important for the strength of your insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit… read more