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Beers at the bar: Barred from benefits in your workers’ compensation case

  • May 17, 2024
  • Blog
  • Jennifer G. Capocelli

According to the National Institute of Health, heavy drinkers were 1.7 times more likely than abstainers to report an accidental injury, 3.8 times more likely to report injuries requiring hospitalization,...

What if a car accident aggravates a pre-existing condition?

  • May 14, 2024
  • Blog
  • Emily E. Smith

Sometimes, people think they don’t have a claim if a car accident aggravated a pre-existing medical condition or injury. However, that’s not the law in Virginia—or most states. In Virginia, the...

Root cause of trucking accidents: Violating safety regulations

  • May 14, 2024
  • Blog
  • Robert C. T. Reed

Many motor vehicle collisions are the result of failure to pay attention, to obey the speed limit, to obey traffic control signs and markings, or other similar negligent behavior that...

Seven tips for sharing the road with trucks

  • May 14, 2024
  • Blog
  • Richard C. Armstrong

Our highways are filled with a diverse mix of vehicles, from compact cars to massive 18-wheelers. While all motorists have a responsibility to practice safe driving habits, sharing the road...

Statute of limitations in medical malpractice cases in Virginia

  • May 14, 2024
  • Blog
  • Malcolm P. McConnell, III

You went to the doctor for treatment or for some procedure. You believe that the doctor who treated you may have done something wrong that resulted in a worse outcome...

Car crash – $977,000

In January of 2023, our client, a 61-year-old federal government worker, was injured in a motor vehicle collision. The incident took place at the intersection of Hoadly Road and Trentdale...

Auto accident – $970,000

Our client and her husband were driving northbound on US 29 in Warrenton, Virginia, when they were struck by a six-axle dump truck. This vehicle has entered their lane from...

Veronique from Dale City

Some kid decided to celebrate their birthday by drag racing in their daddy’s car. They hit me while they were driving 134 miles per hour. I had nerve damage in...