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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

How to Win a Social Security Disability Hearing – 5 Tips

Posted on: July 9th, 2015 by Richard Cuthbert

If you need help with your SSD claim from a Social Security Disability lawyer in Richmond, Petersburg, or surrounding areas, 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 … Learn More

Personal Injury Claims Against Taser International and Police Officers

Posted on: June 8th, 2015 by Richard Cuthbert

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 … Learn More

How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer

Posted on: May 29th, 2015 by Sharif Ewees

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 … Learn More

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

Posted on: March 13th, 2015 by Richard Cuthbert

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 … Learn More

Five of the Most Hard-Hitting Auto Accident Infographics

Posted on: February 11th, 2015 by Richard Cuthbert

  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 … Learn More

Killing Our Children: Lawsuits and Loaded Guns

Posted on: February 5th, 2015 by Richard Cuthbert

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 … Learn More

Detention Victims Have Rights: Inmate Neglect and Abuse

Posted on: December 16th, 2014 by Richard Cuthbert

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 … Learn More