Pedestrian Safety: Crosswalks

P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney

Author: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney

We typically think of a crosswalk as a safe place for pedestrians to cross the street, but the rules and laws that govern crosswalk safety are not always well known by drivers and pedestrians. Sometimes, pedestrians choose not to use crosswalks or cross at incorrect times, which puts their safety in jeopardy. To ensure your own safety as well as the safety of others at crosswalks, you should use crosswalks properly and understand the appropriate laws and safety precautions.

Always Use Crosswalks

The first step in crosswalk safety for pedestrians is to use crosswalks when they are available, and to use them correctly.…

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Two Allen & Allen Attorneys Selected in the 2016 Legal Elite

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The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen is pleased to announce that P. Christopher Guedri and Christopher J. Toepp have been recognized by Virginia Business Magazine as two of the 2016 Legal Elite in Civil Litigation in Virginia.

Chris Guedri practices out of the Firm's Richmond office. His ability to master complex technical, scientific and medical facts has made him a formidable adversary who delivers exceptional results in the courtroom, including multi-million dollar verdicts listed in Virginia Lawyers Weekly's "Top Verdicts." He was selected as Best Lawyers' Richmond Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs "Lawyer of the Year" in 2015. In 2016, Chris and partner Jason Konvicka…

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Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”

Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® announced today that Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen has been ranked in the 2017 “Best Law Firms” as a Metropolitan Tier 1 Firm in Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs and Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs in Richmond, Virginia, and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Washington, D.C. This is the eighth year the Firm has been included. Rankings will be published in U.S. News & World Report and in local publications later this month.

2017 “Best Law Firms” recognizes firms that display a combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise while receiving consistently…

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Six Allen & Allen Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America

Six Allen & Allen Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America

Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen is proud to announce that six (6) of its attorneys have been named to the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.  The attorneys are Edward L. Allen, W. Coleman Allen, Jr., P. Christopher Guedri, Jason W. Konvicka, Malcolm P. McConnell, III, and Derrick L. Walker.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a high honor due to the rigorous and transparent methodology used by Best Lawyers, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed. First published in 1983, Best Lawyers is based on an expansive annual peer-review survey.…

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Dog Bite Prevention Safety Tips for Children

P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney

Author: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney

For many children, play dates with friends and staying with babysitters are normal, fun activities that often mean being away from their own home.  It is important to remember that other homes may have dogs that can be either friendly or unfriendly.  This means that parents must take steps to teach their children how to interact with unfamiliar dogs, and should make sure children are never left with dangerous or unsupervised dogs.[1] 

Preventing Dog Bites When Your Children Are Away From Home

All children should be taught basic safety tips for interacting with dogs no matter what the circumstances are. For starters, teach your…

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Fourteen Attorneys from Virginia Personal Injury Law Firm Ranked in Virginia Super Lawyers 2016

Virginia Super Lawyers 2016

This year, 14 attorneys from Virginia personal injury law firm Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen were recognized for excellence by Virginia Super Lawyers. Those honored by Super Lawyers include Edward L. Allen, W. Coleman Allen Jr., John G. Berry, P. Christopher Guedri, Paul D. Hux, David M. Irvine, James Kessel, Jason W. Konvicka, Bridget N. Long, Malcolm P. McConnell III, Robert C. T. Reed, Christopher J. Toepp, Courtney Allen Van Winkle and Derrick L. Walker. The rankings, which include only 5% of attorneys in Virginia, were released in the May 2016 edition of Richmond Magazine.

Virginia Super Lawyers is a listing of attorneys, representing more than 70 practice areas, who have attained a high degree of peer…

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2016 “Best Law Firms” ranks Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen

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U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers ® announced today that Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen has been ranked in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” as a Tier 1 Firm in Personal Injury Litigation and Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs in Richmond, Virginia. 2016 “Best Law Firms” recognizes firms for a combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise while receiving consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. The rankings will be published in US News & World Reports and in local publications later this month.

2016 marked the sixth year for the “Best Law Firms” rankings. The rigorous evaluation process included the collection of client and lawyer evaluations…

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Allen & Allen Attorneys Listed in Best Lawyers in America and as Lawyer of the Year in 2016

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The Allen Law Firm is pleased to announce that six Allen & Allen attorneys have been recognized in the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers in America. For more than thirty years, Best Lawyers has published their list of exemplary legal professionals and it has since become one of the highest respected peer-review publications.

Edward L. Allen was selected in 2016 Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Fredericksburg, VA.  George Edward Allen, III, W. Coleman Allen, Jr. and P. Christopher Guedri were selected in 2016 Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in Richmond, VA, Malcolm P. McConnell, III was selected in 2016 Best Lawyers in America for Medical Malpractice Law…

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National Work Zone Awareness Week Saves Lives

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Author: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney

March 23 – 27, 2015 marks National Work Zone Awareness Week. As a personal injury attorney, I know firsthand how devastating work zone accidents can be. Safe driving habits in highway work zones protect not only Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) workers, but also help ensure the safety of everyone on the roadways. The theme of this year’s Awareness Week is “Expect the Unexpected.” [1] The goal of the spring campaign is to encourage drivers to use extra caution in highway work zones.

Work zone accidents often happen when drivers do not have their full attention on the road.  This short video shows a VDOT employee narrowly…

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March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

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Author: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney

This year the theme is “Not Alone.”[2]  The campaign is meant to educate the public about brain injury and the needs of those who have been injured and their families.[3]  The BIAA actively strives to de-stigmatize brain injuries, empower survivors of brain injuries, and promote the support networks that are already in place for those suffering from brain injuries.[4]

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) disrupts the normal function of the brain.  TBIs can be caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head, or by a penetrating head injury.  Not all bumps, blows, jolts, or penetrations…

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