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Author: Huffman & Huffman Brothers-in-Law, P.L.L.C.

  • Navigating the Legal Process: From Filing a Claim to Settlement

    Aug 24
    Serious injuries often represent a hectic and confusing time in the injured person’s life. You may be in pain, have bills piling up, and want to move forward. Naturally, you may ask, “How long does an insurance claim take?”  The answer can vary depending on the facts of your claim, your injuries and required treatment,...
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  • Unveiling the Value: Exploring Settlement Amounts in Personal Injury Cases and Car Accidents

    Aug 23
    When a person suffers an accident or injury, it often leads to financial hardships. The cost of emergency room treatment can easily amount to tens of thousands of dollars. Serious injuries may also cause extended time off from work, resulting in lost wages and even more financial strain. Additionally, the injured victim may have long-lasting...
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  • Can I Sue a Government Entity for a Personal Injury?

    Jul 26
    Government agencies play an essential role in society. Unfortunately, accidents with employees of government agencies or entities can happen at any time due to a person’s wrongdoings or negligence. Entities or their employees are typically protected from lawsuits under the principle of sovereign immunity, which is the legal doctrine providing that the government cannot be...
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  • What Should I Do If I’m Offered a Settlement by the Insurance Company?

    Jul 13
    Accidents can throw a person’s life into chaos, especially severe ones. The aftermath of devastating injuries resulting from someone else’s negligence will include hospital and medical treatment bills as well as possible financial strain from being out of work. When you are injured in an accident and require medical treatment, the at-fault party’s insurance company may...
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  • New Uninsured Motorist Insurance Law Change: What Virginia Drivers Need to Know

    Jul 1
    On July 1, 2023, a new law took effect that impacts new and renewed motor vehicle insurance policies in Virginia. Drivers should know how this law changes their uninsured motorist coverage and what to look out for when purchasing a new policy or renewing their current one to ensure they are protected.
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  • Tips For Dealing With Insurance Adjusters After A Personal Injury

    Jun 22
    A car accident can have a profound impact on the victims, causing physical injuries and psychological distress. After an accident, the injured party is legally entitled to seek money compensation from the responsible party for the resulting damages. However, the process of obtaining fair and full compensation is often more complex and challenging than people...
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  • The Impact of Social Media On Personal Injury Cases: What You Need To Know

    Jun 14
    Exercise Caution with Social Media Usage After a Personal Injury In the aftermath of a personal injury incident, it is crucial to exercise caution and discretion when using social media platforms. The content you share on social media can potentially be used against you as evidence and hurts your chances of financial recovery.  Even a...
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  • The Importance of Documenting Evidence After A Slip And Fall Accident

    May 18
    Slip and fall accidents are not just a winter phenomenon caused by ice and snow. They can happen anywhere, at any time, and for various reasons, including the negligence of property owners and managers. These accidents can result in severe injuries and even death, leading to costly medical bills and legal battles.  Sometimes a victim...
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  • 10 Factors That Determine the Value of a Personal Injury Settlement

    May 1
    Depending on its severity, sustaining a personal injury can be a life-altering physical and financial experience. If the injury results from another person’s negligence or deliberate actions, you have the right to be compensated for your losses through a personal injury settlement. However, assessing a personal injury settlement is complicated depending on several factors that...
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  • Understanding the Statute of Limitations in Personal Injury Cases

    Apr 19
    If you’ve ever found yourself involved in an accident or suffered injuries as a result of someone else’s negligence, the thought of pursuing a personal injury lawsuit might have crossed your mind. However, the complexity of the legal process often intimidates individuals, causing them to delay taking action until it’s too late. That’s why today,...
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