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Category: Personal Injury

  • COMMON PROPERTY HAZARDS

    Jun 27
    When property owners do not maintain their premises properly, tenants and visitors may get injured by many different hazards. If this happens, the injured victim may be able to file a premises liability claim against the property owner and recover compensation from them to cover the cost of sudden medical expenses. Even if you watch...
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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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  • WHAT IS CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE AND CAN IT HURT MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE?

    Dec 22
    Virginia is one of only a handful of states in the country that uses contributory negligence rules when considering personal injury claims. If you’ve been injured in an accident in Virginia, contributory negligence can be a serious problem for you and your case.   Under contributory negligence laws, you can lose your entire right to collect financial recovery from...
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  • BITTEN BY A DOG? THE OWNER MAY BE AT FAULT.

    Nov 2
    Man’s best friend can sometimes become a liability for owners. All dogs, no matter what type or size, can injure a person – whether a stranger, friend, and even a family member. Unfortunately, dog bites are a common occurrence. According to the Virginia Department of Public Health, more than 4.7 million people are bitten by dogs...
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  • DO I HAVE A CASE IF THE OTHER DRIVER LEFT THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT?

    Sep 29
    Hit-and-run accidents happen all the time even though fleeing the scene following a crash is against the law in Virginia. Many times, a driver will leave the scene of an accident because they are driving under the influence, without a license, or do not have auto insurance. According to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), more than...
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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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  • WHAT ARE THE SIGNS OF DROWNING?

    Jul 9
    Now that we are in the dog days of summer, many children and families across Hampton Roads are hitting the beaches, pools, and waterparks stay cool. Waterplay may be a great way to cool off, but it is also important that you take appropriate safety precautions, including knowing the warning signs of drowning. 10 TELLTALE...
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  • GRILLING SAFETY TIPS EVERYONE NEEDS TO KNOW

    Jun 21
    There is nothing better than the smell of food cooking on the grill on a hot summer day. Whether it’s my favorite, flank steak cooked to medium rare with chimichurri sauce, or fresh zucchini from the garden, my family always looks forward to a good cookout. For me, doing the actual grilling is almost as...
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  • 3 WAYS TO PREVENT COMMON FOURTH OF JULY ACCIDENTS

    Jun 16
    Nothing says “summertime” like the Fourth of July holiday. Normally, you can find me spending time with friends and family at a cookout or the beach, enjoying fireworks at Mount Trashmore in Virginia Beach, or taking in a baseball game. Most important of all, the Fourth of July is a time I enjoy celebrating the...
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