Do I have to pay my lawyer a down payment to handle my personal injury case in Virginia?

No you do not. Most lawyers handle personal injury cases on a contingent fee basis. What that means is the lawyer does not get paid until the case settles at the end of the case. The lawyer will usually advance or pay all expenses involved in handling your case. It makes you lawyer sort of

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Dirty Little Secrets Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know (Part 2)

“Dirty Little Secrets” Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know part 2 TIME IS MONEY! One of the most important parts of your claim is the evidence. The longer you or your attorney wait to collect the necessary evidence, the harder your case will be to prove. If this evidence is lost, the value of

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Tractor Trailer HAZMAT Explosion Kills 3 on Virginia Highway | Virginia Injury lawyer Wayne O’Bryan

The Northern Virginia Daily reports on a tragic wreck Monday night. Foggy road conditions caused a four vehicle wreck late Monday night, April 20, 2009 on Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County in Northern Virginia. Apparently a truck started to slow down due to foggy road conditions and was rear ended by another tractor trailer.  These two trucks

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Virginia Dangerous Dog Registry online | Richmond dog bite lawyer Wayne O’Bryan

Virginia Dangerous Dog Registry An 11-year-old Rappahannock County girl was in stable condition at the University of Virginia Trauma Center yesterday after being attacked by a pit bull. According to police, the girl was visiting a friend when the 1-year-old dog, which was the friend’s family pet, attacked her and she suffered severe bite wounds

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Recent motorcycle accidents in Richmond area | Virginia lawyer Attorney Wayne O’Bryan

There have been several recent deaths of motorcyclists in the Richmond area recently. The Richmond Times-Dispatch writes about the first one:Manchester Bridge crash victim identified . Joseph Greene of Richmond, and Jorge J. Diaz Jr. of Chesterfield County, have each been charged with misdemeanor reckless driving by engaging in a race between two or more

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