How Do I know If I Have A Case?
There are three primary factors which we use to determnine if you have a case: liability, damages, and coverage. All three are essential, but we will occasionally accept a case where one or more of the three factors may not be so clear, as we have great confidence in our ability to prove them. 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
Can I File a Personal Injury Claim in a Hit-and-Run Accident in Richmond, VA?
Can I File a Personal Injury Claim in a Hit-and-Run Accident? Q: I was hit by another car and the driver fled the scene. Can I still file a personal injury claim in the state of Virginia? A: If you have been injured in a hit-and-run accident – whether you were hit by a car,Read More
Slip and Fall Claim
I was injured in a slip and fall while on someone else’s property. Do I have a claim? In most cases you do have a claim, but you will need substantial evidence to prove that the owner of the property was indeed negligent. Attempting to pursue a claim on your own can be a challenge.Read More
What’s the Difference Between a Tractor Trailer Accident and a Regular Car Accident?
Commercial truck drivers abide by a different set of driving rules than your average driver. Truck drivers must undergo special training and receive special licensing. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is the governing body that enforces the rules and regulations of commercial motor vehicles and the companies that operate these vehicles. If you areRead More
Patricia Wilkins Harrison Honored For Contributions to Brain Injury Awareness | Richmond Personal Injury Attorney
Every year for the past 11 years, the The Brain Injury Association of Virginia has held a conference called “Opening Doors: Communities, Partnerships, Opportunities.” This year the association presented its Weinstock Award to Patricia Wilkins Harrison of Harrisonburg for her contributions to creating awareness and improving services for people who have been affected by brainRead More
Richmond Police Looking For Hit-and-Run Driver
From WTVR.com: A 44-year-old man was hit by a car while crossing Hull and 12th Street and now Richmond police are on the lookout for the driver. According to witnesses, the driver did stop and walk back to see if the man was ok. However, the driver left the scene before police could arrive atRead More
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,Read More
Dirty Little Secrets Insurance Companies Don’t Want You to Know (Part 3)
A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS. You’ve heard it said, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” In injury cases, a picture can also be worth a thousand dollars…even more! I always take more pictures than I need, taking pictures of everything relevant. When in doubt, take a picture. Good photographs can make aRead More
2 injured in weekend wreck still at UVA | Virginia accident personal injury lawyer
Two injured in weekend wreck still at UVA. Virginia State Police said that around 2pm on Saturday May 30, Sean Stanton of Moterey, VA was driving westbound on Rt 250 in his 1997 Toyota Tacoma truck, when he came into a curve, ran off the road, overcorrected and hit three motorcycles driving eastbound. Stanton wasRead More