Coleman Defective Product Case Goes to Trial Monday | Virginia Product Liability Lawyer

On Monday a trial starts against Coleman that alleges the corporation made and sold a defective product that severely burned an 11-year-old boy. In 2005 Trevor Dennis was camping with his family when a Coleman heater malfunctioned and set the camper on fire. The family alleges that their heater was not safe for indoor use,

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House calls as cost-saver in health care reform? | Virginia medical malpractice lawyer

House calls as cost-saver in health care reform?. Victoria Advocate has an interesting article about a doctor in Richmond, Va who has returned to the practice of making house calls. Dr. Peter Boling and his crew of three doctors, five nurses and a social worker care for about 275 patients in the Richmond, Virginia area.

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Austell woman killed in VA wreck  | Virginia Accident Injury Lawyer

Austell woman killed in Virginia wreck. Virginia Bolton, a 69-year-old woman from Austell, VA was killed in a three-car-accident last Tuesday. Bolton was wearing her seatbelt. Virginia State Police say the accident happened in Henry County which is a rural area near Martinsville, VA. Bolton was a passenger in a 1994 Ford Taurus driven by

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National Teen Driver Safety Week | Virginia Teen Driving Restrictions | Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer

Teen Driver Tips from Virginia DMV. Tomorrow is the end of National Teen Driver Safety Week in America. If you have a teenager, one of the scariest moments in your life is when your teen starts to drive. Car accidents kill many teenagers. In Virginia there are some laws to help keep teen drivers a

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Crash kills two in Virginia Beach | Accident Injury Lawyer

Crash kills mother, young daughter. Another tragic accident kills two out of four family members riding together in their SUV on Tuesday night. Apparently the unidentified driver of a 2005 Scion TC ran a red light and hit the family’s SUV, killing the mother, Tanya Mise, and 3-year-old daughter Lauren Mise after they were ejected

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Humana: Profits Over People | Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer

Peter Dreier: Humana: Profits Over People. An interesting new article about big insurance company Humana whose CEO Michael McAllister is not shy  about saying that they love money more than people: It is important to note if we have to choose between achieving our membership goals and achieving profitability goals. profits will win every time.

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Insurer ends health program rather than pay out big | Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer

Insurer ends health program rather than pay out big – Washington Times. This is unbelievable. Guardian Life Insurance Company (with profits last year of $437 million dollars) has decided to completely eliminate coverage in certain states so they don’t have to pay expensive claims. The article has the story of  Ian Pearl, a muscular dystrophy

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What should I do at the scene of my accident? | Virginia accident injury lawyer

We often get calls from clients at the scene of the accident, and they ask us what they should do at the scene. Here are a few tips: 1. Make sure you write down the license plate tag number of the vehicle that hit you. Write it down yourself. We can then look immediately for

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Toddler dies in pit bull attack | Virginia dog bite lawyer

Toddler dies in pit bull attack. Another tragic death in Virginia last week when a 23-month-old girl was killed by the family’s pet pit-bull dog. The dog had no prior history of biting or bad behavior, and was voluntarily given to animal control officers and euthanized. Please remember that children should never be around dogs

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Woman sentenced for fake car crashes | Virginia Accident Injury Lawyer

Woman sentenced for fake car crashes. Teresa R. Gallop of Norfolk, VA was sent to prison for seven years for insurance fraud. Gallop would tell her teenage son and his friend to deliberately crash their vehicles together, after which she and her children would climb into the vehicles and say they were injured in the

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