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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

Can I Get Compensation as a Passenger in a Car Accident?

Although driver-to-driver insurance claims are common in car accident cases, vehicle drivers are not the only ones collisions can injure. Car accidents often involve injured third parties as well, such as pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicle passengers. If you were injured as a passenger in a car accident in Richmond, Virginia, you have the right to… read more

When Do Personal Injury Cases Go to Trial?

Most people imagine major courtroom trials with a judge and jurors when they picture a personal injury case. While a trial is a possibility, it is not a probability. The vast majority of Virginia’s personal injury claims never see the inside of a courtroom. They successfully settle during the pre-trial negotiation stage instead. If you… read more

What to Expect During Your First Meeting With a Personal Injury Attorney

After an accident injures you in Virginia, one of the most important things to do is schedule a free meeting with a Richmond personal injury lawyer near you. Most injury attorneys offer free initial consultations, where they will evaluate the facts of your case, answer any legal questions you have and let you know if… read more

How to Prove a Product Is Liable for Your Injury

Dangerous and defective products cause thousands of personal injuries each year. Products such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, children’s toys, appliances and auto parts can cause serious injuries if they contain defects. As an injured consumer, you have the right to hold the manufacturer of the defective product liable for your damages. You or your product… read more

What Are the Types of Traffic Tickets?

Virginia has virtually hundreds of traffic laws you must obey as a driver. It is your responsibility to know what you can and cannot do behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. Driving prudently and reasonably is your duty of care to others on the road. If you breach this duty of care by violating… read more

What Is a DUI/DWI in Virginia?

The average driver will make many mistakes while behind the wheel in his or her lifetime. No driver is perfect. Recklessly endangering the lives of others through a crime such as driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI), however, can lead to serious consequences and penalties. It could also cause a catastrophic… read more

What Information Should You Exchange in a Car Accident?

In every state, a driver involved in a car accident has a legal obligation to stop and stay at the scene until he or she has fulfilled a few driver responsibilities. These responsibilities generally include exchanging information with the other driver involved, recording information about the car accident and documenting the crash for insurance companies…. read more

What Causes Reckless Driving?

Reckless driving is one of the most common causes of fatal car accidents in Virginia. Reckless drivers have a wanton disregard for the safety of others. They may intentionally break rules and violate traffic laws without any regard as to whether they endanger the lives of others. Recklessness goes beyond simple negligence. It is a… read more

What Restrictions Come With a Suspended License?

A suspended driver’s license is a punishment the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) can impose on a driver who commits a crime or traffic violation. Driver’s license suspension is the temporary removal of the person’s driving privileges. Having a suspended license significantly restricts your rights and abilities as a driver. If caught driving with… read more