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COVID-19 update

  • March 27, 2020
  • News

We hope this message finds you well and your family and friends healthy. We are all adjusting to a new normal in these unprecedented times, and we continue to be...

My spouse caused my car accident. Do I have to sue them?

  • January 26, 2021
  • Blog
  • Tara L. Tighe

We often get calls from people who were injured when the driver of their vehicle caused a car accident. Sometimes it’s a taxi or Lyft driver. Sometimes it’s your own...

How limited insurance can lower your recovery

  • January 21, 2021
  • Blog
  • Leslee M. Soudrette

In Virginia, drivers are not required to have auto insurance so long as they pay a fee to the DMV. For all drivers that do have auto insurance, the minimum...

Food Recall Updates

  • January 21, 2021
  • Blog
  • Ashley T. Davis

Ashley Davis is a legal strategist and litigator, who specializes in foodborne illness cases. If you or a loved one has been affected by a foodborne illness due to the...

FAQs: Virginia’s new marijuana laws

  • January 14, 2021
  • Blog
  • Jason W. Konvicka

Recently there has been a lot of chatter about the decriminalization of marijuana in Virginia, but many residents still don’t understand the specifics. These frequently-asked questions can help you understand...

Am I eligible for Workers’ Compensation if I’m working from home?

  • January 12, 2021
  • Blog
  • Jennifer G. Capocelli

Though telework had been growing in popularity for years, the global pandemic has truly accelerated the number of people working from home. This lifestyle shift has pushed new questions to...

Catastrophic injury – $1.56 million

Location: Chesterfield Settlement: $1,560,000 Attorney Christopher J. Toepp attained a $1.56 million settlement on behalf of a plaintiff who suffered a catastrophic injury due to three gunshot wounds. The incident...

The Rule of Seconds – Calculating Safe Following Distances

  • January 5, 2021
  • Blog
  • Bridget N. Long

When you see an accident on the road ahead, it will take you about 1.5 seconds to react. Then, a typical car requires 1.5 seconds to brake. That means you...

Phone down, it’s the law in Virginia

  • December 31, 2020
  • Blog
  • Ryan E. Wind

Unfortunately, it is common on Virginia roads to see people holding a cell phone and driving a vehicle. As of January 1, 2021, it will be illegal to do that....