Category Archives: Personal Injury

Are Dog Bite Cases A Common Occurrence?

Are Dog Bite Cases A Common Occurrence

DOG BITE CASES: MORE COMMON THAN MOST PEOPLE THINK Dog bite cases are more common than most people think, but they also include a lot more than just bites; sometimes dogs chase someone and they pose a danger, even if they don’t actually bite someone. The theme of dog bite cases is really this: they’re like bad children, […]

Types Of Trucking Accidents Seen By Personal Injury Lawyers

Types Of Trucking Accidents Seen By Personal Injury Lawyers

WHAT SORT OF TRUCKING ACCIDENTS HAVE YOU SEEN? Statistically, personal injury lawyers don’t see a significant number of trucking accidents, but when they do, they’re usually significant cases simply by their nature; the size and weight of a large truck versus a car or motorcycle makes the damage caused by such accidents devastating. Whenever there is a trucking […]

The Benefits Of Retaining A Personal Injury Attorney

The Benefits Of Retaining A Personal Injury Attorney

THE BENEFITS OF RETAINING AN ATTORNEY FOR A PERSONAL INJURY CASE In Virginia, the levels of compensation for the negligence of another person’s act that cause injury, such as the at-fault driver in a car accident who rear-ended someone as they stopped at a red light, will depend on establishing liability. Liability is necessary in […]

Personal Injury Case: Avoid Making These Common Mistakes

Personal Injury Case Avoid Making These Common Mistakes

COMMON MISTAKES PEOPLE MAKE UPON BECOMING INJURED THAT MAY LATER HURT THEIR PERSONAL INJURY CASE One common mistake people make is to delay getting medical treatment, in part because many people are injured and don’t realize it right after the accident. Perhaps they’re upset by the accident and their adrenaline and endorphins are pumping through […]

What Documents Are Necessary In A Personal Injury Claim?

What Documents Are Necessary In A Personal Injury Claim?

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM Which documents are necessary will depend on the nature of the accident; for a motor vehicle accident  that is someone else’s fault, the potential client needs a copy of the police report. In Virginia, when police respond to a motor vehicle accident, they must make a full report of the […]

Virginia Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury Cases

Virginia Statute Of Limitations For Personal Injury Cases

WHAT IS THE STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS FOR PERSONAL INJURY CASES IN VIRGINIA? The basic statute of limitations for personal injury cases in Virginia is two years, which means a person must either file a lawsuit or settle their claim against the wrongdoer’s insurance company within two years of the date of the accident. That seems very clear, but […]

How Long Can A Personal Injury Case Potentially Last?

How Long Can A Personal Injury Case Potentially Last?

EVERY PERSONAL INJURY CASE IS UNIQUE AND HAS IT’S OWN TIME FRAME Every personal injury case has its own rhythm and time-frame, so each case will take as long as it needs to take for the client to get all of the treatment they need from their healthcare providers and to reach maximum medical improvement from the accident. […]