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  • SHARING THE ROAD SAFELY WITH MOTORCYCLES IN VIRGINIA

    May 10
    The warmer weather is here and that means that more motorcyclists will be on the road. Unfortunately, motorcyclists are overrepresented in crashes and fatalities every year.  Huffman & Huffman Brothers-in-Law is joining the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) efforts to raise motorcycle safety awareness. With the increase in motorcycles on the road...
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  • WHAT IS THE PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM PROCESS?

    Mar 29
    Have you been injured due to someone else’s mistakes, carelessness, or negligence? You might know that you can file a personal injury claim against them, but you might not know too much beyond that. What is the personal injury claim process? What happens after I’ve been injured by someone else’s negligence? How do I recover compensation for my medical bills, lost...
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  • HOW MUCH IS PAIN & SUFFERING WORTH IN VIRGINIA?

    Feb 16
    Personal injury claims are a legal vehicle to seek compensation after being injured due to someone else’s negligence. Most people understand that they can pursue damages for their medical costs, lost wages, and in some cases, other miscellaneous losses that can be supported by bills and receipts. But did you know that you can demand compensation for...
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  • 5 TIPS FOR SHARING THE ROAD WITH COMMERCIAL TRUCKS

    Aug 3
    Odds are very high that you have shared the road with 18 wheelers, especially on the highways of Hampton Roads with commercial vehicles transporting containers from one of our four marine terminals on a regular basis. If you clutch the wheel tighter or get panicked right next to a semi, big rig, 18-wheeler, or tractor-trailer,...
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  • THE CORRELATION BETWEEN TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES AND PTSD

    May 12
    The events that lead to traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are often psychologically traumatic and can lead to other disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). While the symptoms of PTSD or circumstances of the trauma may vary depending on the individual in question, one thing remains the same across the board: PTSD can harm one’s...
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  • ARE MOTORCYCLE RIDERS REQUIRED TO WEAR HELMETS IN VIRGINIA?

    May 7
    We teach our children the importance of wearing helmets from a young age. However, as people grow older and become more confident in their riding abilities, they may think of helmets as an unnecessary precaution. In particular, some motorcycle riders feel more free or comfortable without these safety devices. However, there is virtually nothing protecting...
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  • WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

    Mar 18
    The brain is one of the body’s most vital organs and is responsible for what we do, say, and think. Ultimately, any trauma to this organ can lead to detrimental effects, some of which can lead to permanent cognitive or physical impairment or even death. A traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when a violent blow,...
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  • DRUNK DRIVING TRENDS AROUND THE HOLIDAY SEASON

    Dec 14
    The holidays are a wonderful, highly-anticipated time of year, but drunk driving can hinder the merriment of the season. Sadly, thousands of people are injured each holiday season and hundreds more lose their lives due to drunk drivers. HOW COMMON ARE HOLIDAY DRUNK DRIVING ACCIDENTS? Festive gatherings and parties are a staple for many people...
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  • CAN I RECOVER LOST WAGES IF I AM SELF-EMPLOYED?

    Sep 10
    Missing work or even losing your job after an accident can be devastating. Not only may you have to worry about your accident-related medical expenses, but the loss of work income can make these bills that much more burdensome. Fortunately, individuals are often awarded compensation for lost wages in car accident cases. But there are important differences...
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  • ARE BURN INJURIES CATASTROPHIC?

    Aug 31
    Burn injuries range in severity and degree, with higher degrees causing more injury and being more dangerous. What sort of burn injuries are catastrophic, though? Does a burn need to be categorized as third-degree to also be catastrophic? A catastrophic injury is typically one considered to be life-threatening or capable of permanently affecting the victim....
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