What to do if a federal employee or government-owned vehicle causes a car accident

Getting into an accident with a federal employee or government-owned vehicle complicates a personal injury claim. The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) protects these employees and vehicles in a unique way. You’ll need a car accident attorney who is familiar with federal laws concerning car accident lawsuits and not just laws for your local state. […]

When winter sports injuries qualify for a personal injury lawsuit

Spring is here, but that doesn’t mean you made it through winter without harm. Ski slopes and skating rinks attract thousands of visitors each year. And while these are welcomed ways to get outside during winter, they aren’t always the safest places for visitors. Some winter sports injuries are total accidents that no one could […]

Why you should journal after a car accident injury

Car accident cases can take many months to document and file in the court system. During those months, you might start to forget some of the earlier details of your injuries or the accident. Journaling can help you document your pain and suffering, dates and times of medical appointments, missed work, vacation and sick days […]

What you need to know about rideshare accidents

Rideshare services have become a popular way for people to get around. The incredible convenience that these apps provide helped them grow in popularity quickly. And because that growth was so quick, there were aspects of the business that weren’t completely thought out. One of those aspects was insurance coverage and how a driver’s personal […]

The biggest mistakes personal injury victims make on social media

Social media helps people stay connected with loved ones. But when you’ve been injured and are pursuing a personal injury case, social media can be your worst enemy. Most people feel very comfortable sharing things on social media. It’s like a safe space to vent and engage with others. But what people don’t think about […]

Why your lawyer should properly negotiate the terms of a defense medical examination

When dealing with personal injury cases, medical exams and doctor evaluations are some of the most important aspects of the case. As the plaintiff, you and your Virginia personal injury attorney will present your medical records and doctor’s notes as evidence of your injuries. But the defense (the at-fault party for your injuries) can also […]

Pedestrian safety tips for the busy holiday season

Pedestrian accidents are on the rise. The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reported that pedestrian deaths increased 50 percent from 2009 to 2018. And as traffic increases during the holiday season, pedestrians need to be extra aware of their surroundings to avoid an accident. Walking has so many great health benefits. During the winter months, […]

Everything you need to know about VA restaurant slip/fall incidents

Restaurants pose unique risks for a slip and fall incident. With grease used in cooking, water spilled from glasses on a serving tray and malfunctioning equipment, you should definitely stay alert and aware when visiting restaurants. But if you do have the misfortune of slipping and falling while out to eat in Virginia, you should […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Filing personal injuries claims from a dangerous product

Product liability occurs when an individual suffers an injury from a product due to a defect or the manufacturer fails to warn the public of the risks of using the product. A product that carries liability in cases where someone gets hurt might be from a design flaw or defect that makes the product dangerous. […]

Why do you need a personal injury lawyer?

Did you know that it’s actually in the insurance company’s best interest to settle a car accident claim quickly? Did you also know that medical malpractice lawsuits have a statute of limitations for how long you have to file a lawsuit after an incident? And guess what, the grocery store where you slipped and fell […]

Contact a Personal Injury Attorney in Alexandria, VA

Getting into an accident can be extremely depressing. One minute you are enjoying yourself, or just going about your day, and the next you are now bedridden and/or hooked up in a hospital having emergency treatment due to a mishap. No matter the injury or when it was caused, personal injuries can cripple your daily […]

Steps to Reviewing Your Case with a Personal Injury Attorney in Alexandria, VA

Personal injury can happen in a variety of ways in many different circumstances. Determining whether or not you have a case is the first step in building that case. The best way to do this is to review your case with a personal injury attorney in your area, such as Alexandria, VA. You’ll want to […]

Set up your Personal Injury Lawyer Free Consultation today

Having to battle in a legal case can be extremely difficult and disheartening. With each state, and even city, having their own laws and minute rules that must be followed and understood, it can be extremely painful attempting to navigate your own case. To battle the high costs of initial legal discovery, you should aim […]

Get to Know Your Virginia Dog Bite Laws

Animal attacks can be some of the trickiest and murkiest, as well as controversial, legal matters. From small noise complaints to attacks against a human, situations can arise where you don’t know where exactly you stand with Virginia dog bite laws. Not only that, it can sometimes be problematic or illegal to even own certain […]

How and When to File Child Personal Injury Claims

As a child’s guardian, you’re the only one who can defend them in court against child personal injury claims. An adolescent under the age of 18 cannot file such a claim, so they rely on you to be their voice. There are some nuances to child personal injury claims. One such nuance is the statute […]