Wrongful Death in Virginia
Most people know that, if someone is killed in an accident, his estate will be able to bring a case for wrongful death. The case survives the death of the victim, so that his heirs can sue for their damages – loss of solace, loss of income, grief, medical bills, etc. In a wrongful deathRead More
The Lying Defendant
It is unfortunate, but sometimes defendants lie about causing the accident. This can be very frustrating to the accident victim, who is expecting an apology and not perjury. I tell my clients not to worry about it. While it is true that a lying defendant can convince the insurance adjustor to delay paying a strongRead More
Insurance company lawyer tricks
Sometimes, in the litigation of an accident case, it almost appears that the plaintiff (the victim) is on trial, and not the defendant. From the moment the insurance company is notified of the accident, they begin their investigation to find ways to reduce the amount of money they will have to pay. They look forRead More
What effect does a not guilty verdict in traffic court have on the personal injury case?
Frequently, the defendant in a personal injury case receives a ticket for causing the accident. Sometimes, the defendant is found not guilty, and the question arises, what effect does a not guilty verdict in traffic court have on the personal injury case? The answer is, that is has little effect on your case unless theRead More
When Should I Contact a Virginia Car Accident Attorney?
When Should I Contact a Virginia Car Accident Attorney? Q: I was recently involved in a car accident in Virginia. The other driver was at fault. When is a good time to contact a car accident attorney? A: You should contact a Virginia car accident attorney as soon as possible. The sooner you consult withRead More