What you need to know about plane accident lawsuits

Plane accidents or other aviation mishaps can cause serious injuries or even death. Working with a personal injury attorney or wrongful death attorney, you can seek damages against the at-fault party for such an accident. Aviation accidents come in many forms: Commercial plane accidents Non-commercial plane accidents Charter flight accidents Helicopter accidents Skydiving accidents Hang gliding […]

Workers’ compensation and “ordinary diseases” like the coronavirus

This year has been challenging for many companies and individuals due to the coronavirus pandemic. For employers, they’ve had to find ways to reorganize their office setting to socially distance and protect their employees. Many have also been forced to shut down for several weeks as local state governments worked toward controlling the spread of […]

What to do if you’re involved in a Virginia rear-end collision

Rear-end collisions are an extremely common type of car accident. Sometimes, a rear-end collision is nothing more than a simple fender bender. And while it’s still an inconvenience to get your vehicle fixed, it’s not an enormous ordeal. However, some rear-end collisions are much more serious and require a Virginia car accident attorney to ensure […]

Ways to find hidden assets your ex isn’t exposing during divorce

Divorce can bring out the worst in people, and sadly, sometimes that means lying and deceitfulness. As part of this, some ex-spouses try to hide their assets during a divorce so they don’t have to share those assets or have them factored into the divorce proceedings. A surprising 41 percent of adults admitted that when […]

Virginia laws you should know about concerning drug offenses

Drug offenses and the associated penalties vary based on the type and quantity of drugs in your possession. However, the law clearly outlines the rules and regulations for drug possession, trafficking and use. Some controlled substances are a more serious offense than others and you should be aware of the risks of being caught in […]

Our newest litigation attorney fights for your rights

At Gore & Kuperman, we’re committed to our clients. From protecting your personal finances from the harsh effects of a personal injury claim to protecting your good name during criminal defense cases, we’re the team you call when bad things happen to good people. And in our quest to make sure we’re there for you […]

Everything you need to know about receipt of stolen goods criminal charges

Most Virginia residents understand what theft is and that it is a crime. However, a slightly greyer area of understanding for many people is the receipt of stolen goods. You can commit the crime of receipt of stolen goods if you knowingly purchase, receive, or otherwise possess property that is stolen or that you are […]

How pre-existing medical conditions factor into personal injury lawsuits

People with pre-existing conditions often worry that the conditions will make it impossible to win a lawsuit after being injured. Simply put, that is not the case. Your Virginia personal injury attorney can guide you in taking the proper steps to heal and find financial restitution. While individuals with pre-existing medical conditions need to be […]

What is reckless driving in Virginia and what are the penalties?

Reckless driving is a serious offense in Virginia, punishable with up to a year in jail and $2,500 in fines. If you’re facing reckless driving charges, find a reputable Virginia traffic infractions attorney to represent you. Virginia Code 46.2-862 outlines reckless driving and classifies it as a class 1 misdemeanor. Repeat offenders can face even more […]

What you need to know about adverse possession in Virginia

As kids, we used to say “finders keepers.” And once we were adults, that notion seemed crazy, but adverse possession laws in Virginia actually fall in line with that idea. In short, adverse possession laws state that a person who does not own a piece of property can become the owner of that property. To […]

When to hire a personal injury attorney for airbag malfunction

Airbags are a safety mechanism designed to protect drivers and passengers during a car accident. Sadly, they don’t always do their job, or they deploy when they shouldn’t and leave the driver or passenger with an injury. Victims of faulty airbags that fail to deploy when they should or that deploy when there is no […]

Driving violations that could be criminal

When you get behind the wheel of a car, your intentions are unlikely to be to commit a crime. And yet, law enforcement can pursue criminal charges for some traffic infractions. In those cases, you need a good Virginia criminal defense attorney to protect you. Failing to stop at a stop sign or red light […]

Hire a Virginia criminal defense lawyer during police questioning, even if you’re innocent

If you’re being questioned about a criminal investigation, you need a Virginia criminal defense attorney. Some people fall for the trap of believing that if they’re innocent, they don’t need an attorney. However, innocent people can be convicted of a crime and end up serving jail time for something they didn’t do. Law enforcement doesn’t […]

How to file a personal injury lawsuit for pedestrian accidents

Pedestrian accidents are life-altering on many fronts. First of all, the injuries will cause short-term disruptions to your life as you seek the medical attention that you need. Secondly, the long-term effects on your mental state and the possible changes to your employment from the accident can be long-reaching. Not to mention the fact that […]

When and how to receive workers’ comp benefits and a personal injury settlement

Workers’ compensation generally covers accidents at work, which is good news for employees who have medical bills from work-related accidents or miss work due to those injuries. But did you know there can be other parties responsible for work-related injuries? A Virginia personal injury attorney can counsel you on possible scenarios in which you can […]

Learn how alimony is calculated and how to protect your rights during divorce

Spousal support, also known as alimony, can be ordered by a judge during a divorce. There are many factors at play that could make a judge choose to order spousal support. The goal for the judge during a divorce is to ensure that both parties are able to continue living as they had. This means […]

What are DC’s dram shop laws and what do they mean for your case?

Restaurants and bars that serve alcohol have a responsibility to protect the public from drunk drivers, according to the law. Washington, DC, and 43 states have laws called dram shop laws that govern the conduct of bars and restaurants in evaluating whether or not to serve alcohol. So, if you’ve been injured in a drunk […]

Virginia statute of limitations on filing a car accident claim

A statute of limitations sets forth rules for how long after an event legal proceedings may be filed. After that set period of time, you may not be able to file a claim. Some special circumstances surrounding the event in question can extend this time period. Different claim types have different statutes of limitations that […]

Why you might consider a prenuptial agreement

If you’re planning a wedding, the last thing on your mind is the idea of divorce, which means you might not have considered a prenuptial agreement. While many marriages go the distance and feature happily ever after scenarios, many others do not. A Virginia family law attorney can guide you in deciding if a prenuptial […]

Who’s responsible when the perpetrator of a hit and run can’t be found?

Individuals involved in traffic accidents are required to stop and exchange information with one another. So when another car leaves the scene without doing so, it’s considered a hit and run. In some cases, the victim of a hit and run is able to track down the individual. In other situations it is not possible […]