Punitive Damages for Emotional Distress Caused by a Drunk Driver

In Virginia, injured victims of drinking and driving accidents can sue the drunk driver for punitive damages in addition to traditional compensatory damages. What are Punitive and Compensatory Damages? Compensatory damages are those damages that you typically think of in a car accident lawsuit such as pain, suffering, inconvenience, medical bills, and lost wages. Punitive damages […]

What To Do If You’re Injured in a Car Accident and It’s Not Your Fault

IF YOU HAVE BEEN INJURED IN A CAR ACCIDENT AND NEED TO SPEAK TO A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY, CONTACT US TODAY. I get asked this question by clients in Virginia all the time: “I just got in a car accident, what do I need to do?”  In fact, my cousin called me just last week […]

How to Win a Social Security Disability Hearing – 5 Tips

If you need help with your Social Security Disability Claim immediately, schedule a free consultation now. Looking at the Social Security Disability Process from the outside-in, it can often seem confusing.  On the one hand, we see news articles and stories stating that the Social Security Agency hands out disability benefits like candy.  On the […]

Personal Injury Claims Against Taser International and Police Officers

Taser-Related Death Personal injury litigation against Taser International, the maker of Taser weapons, and police officers has been ongoing for more than a decade.  Victims of Taser-related deaths face several hurdles when pursuing a personal injury claim as the result of the death.   Pursuing a Personal Injury Claim Against Taser International   The most […]

How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer

Finding a good personal injury attorney is critical to ensuring that your case is properly handled, but it can be a daunting task trying to choose a personal injury lawyer you can trust – especially if it’s the first time you’ve been involved in an accident. We have compiled a list of tips and advice […]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: How Long Can They Last and What Should I Expect?

Victims of medical malpractice expect compensation for the harm brought upon them by a negligent doctor or medical practitioner, but the process often takes longer than expected. After spending thousands on medical bills and legal counsel, victims may be impatient with the long, drawn out legal process. However, not understanding the process of a medical […]

Five of the Most Hard-Hitting Auto Accident Infographics

  Avoiding driving distractions prevents auto accidents, but what else can you do to prevent an auto accident? We compiled some of the most informative auto accident infographics to provide you with statistics and actionable information to assist you in avoiding accidents and becoming a safer driver.   Car Crashing Statistics U.S. Census for Transportation […]

Killing Our Children: Lawsuits and Loaded Guns

If fewer gun owners left their guns loaded and accessible, fewer children would die. Irresponsible adults continue to leave loaded and unlocked guns within easy access of children. About one third of American children live in homes with firearms, and of these households, 43 percent contain at least one unlocked firearm![1] In all, more than […]

Detention Victims Have Rights: Inmate Neglect and Abuse

We, as a society, typically do not think of our incarcerated population as victims – but sometimes they are. It is easy for us to write-off injured inmates – to think of all inmates as hardened criminals deserving of hardened punishment. But this perspective ignores the fact that the vast majority of our incarcerated population […]

Hip Replacements Gone Wrong

If you are the current or past owner of a hip replacement gone wrong (a failed hip surgery), you are not alone. In recent years, there have been a number of lawsuits against hip replacement manufacturers and their potentially dangerous hip replacements – Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II total hip replacement systems DePuy ASR XL […]