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 […]

How to spot bad faith insurance tactics in Virginia

An insurance policy is essentially a contract between the purchaser and the issuer. The purchaser agrees to pay premiums on a set schedule and on time. In return, the insurance company agrees to pay out on claims when the purchaser (also known as the insured) makes a claim. But when the insurance company fails to […]

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 […]

What happens if I’m in a car accident when driving a borrowed car?

We’ve all probably been there at some point where a car is in the shop and a friend or neighbor offers theirs to help. Or perhaps when you’re traveling out of your home state visiting loved ones and borrow the vehicle of someone not covered on your insurance policy. During these occasions, you might not […]

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 […]

The 14 reckless driving charges in Virginia

In Virginia, reckless driving is a class 1 misdemeanor and could result in you having your license revoked. When facing reckless driving charges, you have many choices: Plead guilty and accept the charges Try to negotiate the sentencing on your own Hire an attorney and build a defense case But with high stakes, it’s best […]

Do I need uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage in Virginia?

Experiencing a car accident is no one’s idea of fun. But the aftermath of accidents can almost be more of a headache than the accident itself. Between medical appointments and phone calls with the auto repair shop, the stress can pile up. The real struggles begin though when you experience a car accident with an […]

Car accidents go up with the holidays. Here’s how to stay safe on the roads

The holidays are such a wonderful time of year. Getting to see family, take some time off work and relax are activities that people look forward to all year long. The challenge is car accidents increase as the holidays approach. All that hustle and bustle can blind people’s judgments. And with more traffic on the […]

Drive Smart Virginia 2020 Annual Report shows increasing accident rates

The Drive Smart Virginia 2020 Annual Report shows that 180 were injured in traffic accidents every day in the commonwealth in 2019. Additionally, 827 people died from these accidents in 2019 in Virginia. One of the most troubling aspects of the report is that most of the accidents were preventable. Distracted driving was a contributing […]

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 […]

Common causes of motorcycle collisions and how to avoid them

Riding a motorcycle is great fun, and with the better weather, there will likely be more riders out on the roads. But with that can come more accidents. The last thing you want is to spend your summer searching for a motorcycle accident attorney to help you recover damages for injuries, lost work, etc. To […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 attending medical appointments is crucial to your personal injury case

Going through a personal injury experience is traumatic, and we understand that. You just want to get back to your normal life and move on. However, following your doctor’s treatment plan is crucial to your personal injury lawsuit. A Virginia personal injury attorney will help you use your medical records as evidence in your personal […]

What’s the difference between drunk driving civil and criminal cases?

Being a victim of a drunk driving accident is traumatic and can leave you feeling wronged. But even worse than that are the financial burdens you can face from being the victim of a drunk driving accident. As medical bills, missed work, and pain and suffering keep stretching your finances further and further, you might […]

The hidden costs of your slip and fall you might not have considered

Property owners have a responsibility to keep their property safe. When you suffer a slip and fall due to negligence or poor care on the owner’s behalf, you have a right to seek damages for your injuries. Working with a Virginia personal injury attorney is the best way to ensure you protect your rights. Medical […]

Injuries You Should Seek a Car Accident Lawyer for in Alexandria and Northern Virginia

Car accident injuries can be sneaky and crop up a few hours or even days after the accident. To help you assess your situation, here’s a list of injuries you should seek a car accident lawyer for if you’ve been injured in Alexandria and Northern Virginia. Head and brain Injuries to the head can be […]

What You Should Know Before Hiring a Traumatic Brain Injury Attorney

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) can result from innocent play or the hazards of the football field. Unlike scrapes and bruises though, traumatic brain injuries can be life changing. To help you understand whether or not to hire a traumatic brain injury attorney, we’ll review what TBI is and when you should be concerned. About traumatic […]