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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

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

The Dangers of Texting While Driving

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

First Steps To Follow After the Death of a Loved One

The period immediately following the death of a family member or loved one can be tumultuous. There are so many things to take care of, so many people to inform – and all the while having to deal with your own sense of loss and grief. It is entirely possible that taking steps in order… read more

Always Follow Your Doctor’s Orders When Injured in an Accident

Often, it can be difficult to follow your doctors orders. In our busy, fast paced world, people often ask how is it even possible to follow all the doctor’s orders? If you’re like most people, with kids, a job and other responsibilities, you may wonder who is going to take care of all of these… read more

Social Media: Be Careful About What You Post!

Written by Nikita Wolf, Trial Attorney with the Pendleton Law Team Social media.  It’s everywhere we look and constantly changing.  Some of us use it stay in touch with friends and family, to follow the latest influencers and celebrities, to find new recipes or workouts to try, and to share what’s happening in our daily… read more

5 Things the Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know

Getting into an accident can be a scary and confusing time. Most people know to call the police if they’re involved in a crash. Most people also know to call their insurance company or to call the other driver’s insurance company. Then comes the big question:  Should you hire an attorney? Hiring an attorney is… read more

The “Full Coverage” Myth of Auto Insurance

By Ilya Rabkin, Trial Attorney with the Pendleton Law Team As a trial attorney at Pendleton Law, one of the first things I ask new clients is what kind of auto insurance do they have. The answer I hear most often is, “Oh, I have full coverage, I’m good.” Then a few hours or days… read more

The Most Common Misdiagnosed Illnesses

No doctor has to get every diagnosis right every time. All doctors, however, must do their best to come to the correct diagnoses based on the process of eliminations. Physicians must use specific standards of care according to medical industry regulations to diagnose patients. Failure to do so, resulting in the wrong diagnosis and harm… read more