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Auto Accident Personal Injury Case

Posted on: September 10th, 2020 by Richard Cuthbert

Personal Injury Accident Case Involving Pickup Truck and Hearse Hearse driver shatters knee in auto accident- $890,000 Settlement Our client was a part time hearse driver who was badly injured when a pickup pulled out of a Philip Morris parking lot in front of him, causing the hearse driver to “t-bone” the pickup.  Fault was … Learn More

Auto Accident Wrongful Death Case

Posted on: August 20th, 2020 by Richard Cuthbert

A Defense of Blinding Sun Spoils the Claim of Qualified Immunity        Our concerns grew when we learned the ambulance driver himself claimed to be a victim—the victim of the blinding sun that, allegedly, prevented him from seeing the red light.  But with a little thought, this defense became our offense.  If the sun had … Learn More

Auto Insurance Coverage in Virginia

Posted on: March 17th, 2020 by Richard Cuthbert

A Personal Injury Lawyer’s Perspective Understanding auto insurance coverage can be overwhelming. What do all the terms mean? What coverage do I really need to protect my family and me? What is a gimmick? Who can I trust to explain all this; an insurance salesperson? Let’s take auto insurance a step at a time so … Learn More

How to Prepare for a Social Security Disability Hearing and What To Expect

Posted on: September 30th, 2019 by Richard Cuthbert

1.     Get a Social Security Disability Lawyer If you need help with your social security disability claim from a Social Security Disability lawyer in Petersburg, Richmond or surrounding Virginia areas, schedule a free consultation now. Your lawyer will help determine your best claim arguments, what evidence you need, where to get your evidence, … Learn More

Bodily Injury Claims and Settlement

Posted on: July 16th, 2019 by Richard Cuthbert

Personal injury or bodily injury claims can seem overwhelming at first, but they don’t have to be. Let’s review how the bodily injury claims process works and the questions to ask when going through the process.  Do I have a personal injury claim?  First, you must figure out if you have a valid personal injury … Learn More

Checklist: What To Do After an Auto Accident

Posted on: November 14th, 2018 by Richard Cuthbert

It can be difficult to know where to start after the shock of an auto accident, keep these steps in mind after an accident so that dealing with the aftermath of the crash goes as smoothly as possible. Call the Police The first thing you should do whenever you are in a car accident is … Learn More

Homeowner’s Insurance Coverage for Personal Injury

Posted on: October 15th, 2018 by Richard Cuthbert

What is homeowner’s insurance and what does it cover other than your home? Homeowner’s insurance is an important source of accident and injury compensation for incidents in or outside of the home, not caused by motor vehicle accidents.  We all know that car insurance is the main source of compensation for car accident injuries, but … Learn More

Misdiagnosis Lawsuits, Including Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Hospitals

Posted on: April 27th, 2018 by Richard Cuthbert

What is a Misdiagnosis Lawsuit? A misdiagnosis lawsuit is a general term that describes a claim brought against a health care provider (such as a nurse, doctor, or hospital) responsible for a misdiagnosis.  The term also describes a failure to diagnose and a delay in diagnosing. Common misdiagnosis lawsuits we’ve handled over the years include … Learn More

Punitive Damages for Emotional Distress Caused by a Drunk Driver

Posted on: May 26th, 2016 by Richard Cuthbert

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 … Learn More