What can happen if you don’t call an attorney right away?
If you don’t call an attorney immediately after a car accident in Virginia and before you give your statement to the insurance company, you risk saying something in your statement that the insurance company can use against you. For example, since Virginia is what is called a “contributory negligence state,” you are not entitled to any compensationRead More
How do worker’s compensation and personal injury work together?
While, sometimes, a case can be related to worker’s compensation without being a personal injury case, the two often go together. For example, a case where a salesperson gets into a car wreck while driving from place to place for work is both a worker’s compensation case and a personal injury case. Attorney Wayne O’BryanRead More
Can I change my attorney at any time?
A common complaint when working with an attorney is that the attorney won’t keep in contact. Wayne O’Bryan wants his clients to know that, if you are dissatisfied with your attorney, you can change attorneys with minimal hassle. The attorneys will work out the fee among themselves; there’s no pressure for you to work itRead More
Dog Bites: The One Bite Rule
In this video, Wayne O’Bryan describes the laws surrounding dog bite cases. Every dog is entitled to one bite. This allows the dog’s owner to learn that his or her dog is dangerous and take appropriate precautions. After that first bite, however, legal action can be taken against the owner. In more recent years, theRead More
Am I Required to Hire a Virginia Personal Injury Attorney?
If you’ve been involved in a car accident or you suffered a personal injury in the state of Virginia, you are not required to hire an attorney. You can represent yourself in the court of law, but whether or not you should do this is debatable. If you are very familiar with Virginia accident injuryRead More