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  • Contributory Negligence, Explained

    Nov 15
    When people think of the word “negligence,” they may think of an action by another person that intentionally or unintentionally causes harm to someone else. Under the law, the person who causes damage is referred to as the tortfeasor, while the person harmed is known as the victim. But what happens when an accident victim...
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  • What To Know: The Litigation Process 

    Sep 14
    Car accidents can change many aspects of daily living for short or long periods of time, and in some cases for years or even the rest of someone’s life. Some victims suffer from significant injuries that sometimes require long-term medical treatment. If a settlement cannot be reached with the at-fault party’s insurance company following your auto...
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  • How Huffman & Huffman Can Help You 

    Jul 25
    If your injuries are a result of another person’s negligence, you may be interested in pursuing a personal injury accident claim. Unfortunately, filing an injury claim can be time-consuming and confusing. You may not know where to begin if you have never gone through a personal injury claims process.  A knowledgeable legal team can help you...
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  • USING HEALTH INSURANCE FOR CAR ACCIDENT INJURIES

    Jun 1
    After suffering injuries in a car accident, many people find themselves puzzled concerning who will pay their medical bills and whether they should use their health insurance. This confusion is understandable. The last thing you want to worry about after an auto accident, especially one caused by someone else’s negligence, is whether your health insurance covers your injuries. In...
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  • WHAT KIND OF EVIDENCE WILL I NEED TO FILE MY PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM IN VIRGINIA?

    Feb 14
    If you have been seriously injured by another person’s carelessness, you deserve to be fully compensated. Unfortunately, the insurance companies will do everything they can to protect their bottom line by offering less than you deserve for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain, suffering, and inconvenience. Like all legal cases, sufficient evidence is needed for...
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  • HALLOWEEN SAFETY TIPS FOR PEDESTRIANS AND DRIVERS

    Oct 27
    Halloween is one of the top days for pedestrian accidents and injuries, so it is fitting that the spookiest night of the year closes out Pedestrian Safety Month. The National Safety Council shows that children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car on Halloween. That’s one scary statistic! Even though this sobering...
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  • NATIONAL TEEN DRIVER SAFETY WEEK

    Oct 11
    It is no surprise that teen drivers account for more auto accidents than any other age group, which of course causes parents and caregivers everywhere a lot of anxiety. Even if you feel that your child is a safe driver, knowing that they are driving among other drivers that may not be following the rules...
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  • HUFFMAN & HUFFMAN CELEBRATES CHILD PASSENGER SAFETY WEEK

    Sep 16
    One thing that all parents and caregivers have in common is the desire to keep their children as safe as possible.  As the father to two young children, their safety and well-being is always foremost in my mind. This is especially true when we are riding in a vehicle. Child Passenger Safety Week is September...
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  • SIX REASONS YOU SHOULD HIRE A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

    Aug 30
    Every day all over Virginia, hundreds of people fall victim to personal injury because of other people’s negligence. Unfortunately, many are unaware that they could be entitled to compensation because of their injuries, and they take no action. Minor injuries may be easy to overcome but more significant injuries can leave you with a mountain...
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  • HOW NEGLIGENCE WORKS FOR PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS IN VIRGINIA

    Aug 27
    When another party’s negligence or mistakes causes you to suffer an injury, you might understandably want to start a personal injury claim against them right away. But before you dive head-first into the legal pathways of an injury claim or lawsuit, you should know that Virginia’s pure contributory negligence law might try to stop you at step...
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