Aug 21

Dealing with a Back Injury from a Car Accident

Posted by Nick Chandler in Blog

Back injuries are common in motor vehicle accidents. They can cause severe pain, difficulty breathing or sleeping, and inability to walk or move. Injuries to the spinal column may cause paralysis or permanent disability. Here are some quick tips for getting back on your feet after a car accident back injury.   Seek Medical Attention[…]

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Aug 17

Possession of Marijuana in Virginia: What Are the Laws?

Posted by Daniel Leavitt in Blog

The use of marijuana has become more accepted recently. This is true for recreational and medicinal use. Currently, medical marijuana is legal to some extent in 29 states and the District of Columbia. Eight states (plus D.C.) have passed legislation to open the doors for recreational use. With this social movement to legalize and normalize[…]

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Jul 28

Four Reasons to Contact an Auto Accident Attorney After a Crash in Virginia

Posted by Daniel Leavitt in Blog

If you’re injured in a car accident in Virginia, the law allows you to recover for the losses you sustain. Medical bills, lost wages, pain, and suffering, and other damages are available as compensation. But there are many complications with these cases. You’re at a disadvantage if you try to pursue the responsible party on[…]

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Jul 21

I Was Hit By a Car on My Bicycle, What Now?

Posted by Daniel Leavitt in Blog

One minute, you’re riding along on your bicycle and enjoying the great outdoors; the next, you’re writhing in pain after being hit by a car. Bike accidents can happen in a fraction of a second, but you can be sure that your injuries will last much longer. You’ll likely need medical attention in the immediate[…]

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Jul 14

What is the Statute of Limitations on Personal Injury Cases in Virginia?

Posted by Daniel Leavitt in Blog

Most personal injury cases rely upon the theory of negligence, where a person’s careless conduct harms a victim. Whether the scenario involves a car accident, medical malpractice, wrongful death, or some other circumstances, these matters share one common detail. Under Virginia’s laws regarding the statute of limitations, you have a limited amount of time to[…]

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Jul 07

I Live In Virginia, Should I Hire an Attorney for a Traffic Ticket?

Posted by Daniel Leavitt in Blog

It’s essential to retain legal counsel whenever you’re involved in a matter that impacts your legal rights. This is true even for seemingly simple cases like a traffic ticket. It’s tempting to think you can handle the issue yourself or to accept the charges and plead no contest. Also, as a Virginia resident, you may[…]

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Jun 30

DUI Punishments in VA – What are You Facing?

Posted by Daniel Leavitt in Blog

The State of Virginia considers Driving under the influence (DUI) a serious offense. Those convicted face harsh penalties. Generally, the severity of a DUI charge depends on a number of factors. They include the driver’s age, the number of prior DUIs, and Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC). Understanding the various DUI laws can be difficult. If[…]

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Jun 19

Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in Virginia – Who and How?

Posted by Daniel Leavitt in Blog

In Virginia, someone who loses a loved one as a result of another person’s negligence can recover compensation. However, the state allows only certain individuals to bring these claims. They must do so within two years of the date of the victim’s death. Collecting damages cannot compensate someone for the death of a beloved relative.[…]

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Jun 15

Steps to Take After a Virginia DUI First Offense

Posted by Daniel Leavitt in Blog

What Should You After Your First DUI Arrest? Being arrested for driving under the influence is serious. It can leave people feeling stressed, emotional, and confused about what to do next. There are a few steps that people should take after a DUI arrest. They can help increase their chances of avoiding major penalties. To[…]

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Jun 08

What is the Average Motorcycle Accident Settlement in Virginia?

Posted by Daniel Leavitt in Blog

Every motorcycle accident is unique. Each settlement for injuries sustained in those accidents will differ accordingly. How much an accident victim is able to collect depends on many factors. These include who was at fault in causing the crash and the severity of the victim’s injuries. It can be difficult to know what you are[…]

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