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How Much Is Virginia Personal Injury Compensation?

If you’re injured by another person’s negligence, Virginia law allows you to make a claim for financial compensation against the at-fault party. The Virginia personal injury compensation rules provide for specific types of damages that may be rec… Read More
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How to Choose the Best Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer for Your Case

When you suffer injuries caused by another person’s conduct, you naturally want to find the right lawyer to help you with your case. Chances are that you never needed an injury attorney before, so how can you find the best Virginia personal injury… Read More
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When Can You File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit?

The Virginia Wrongful Death Act provides the right to bring a civil action for wrongful death in specific circumstances. The statute establishes the process for a wrongful death lawsuit, defines the damages, and specifies who receives the compensatio… Read More
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How Does Contributory Negligence Affect a Virginia Personal Injury Case

How Does Contributory Negligence Affect a Virginia Personal Injury Case?

A personal injury case is a legal claim for compensation by a person who receives injuries caused by another person. Examples include auto accidents, defective products, and slip-and-fall cases. In Virginia, the legal principle of negligence is one o… Read More
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When Is a Virginia Dog Owner Legally Liable for Dog Bite Injuries?

Dog bite injuries are traumatic and can be very serious, or even fatal. In some circumstances, a Virginia dog owner may be legally responsible for compensating the victim of a dog bite. But the laws are complex and difficult to apply. If you or a fam… Read More
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When Will the Insurance Company Start Paying on My Personal Injury Case?

If you’re injured in an accident that is someone else’s fault, you probably wonder when you will receive payment from the at-fault party. In any personal injury case, the insurance company for the person who is at fault in an accident does not ma… Read More
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Using Expert Witnesses in Personal Injury Cases

If you have a personal injury claim, it may be necessary for an expert witness to provide testimony concerning the cause of the accident or extent of your injuries. Since expert testimony is subject to complex laws, case decisions, and rules of evide… Read More
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Virginia General District Court Jurisdiction in Personal Injury & Wrongful Death Cases Increases to $50,000

Effective July 1, 2021, a new law increased the jurisdiction of Virginia general district court in personal injury and wrongful death cases to include claims not exceeding $50,000. If you have either type of claim in the jurisdictional amount, you ca… Read More
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Do Pharmacy Errors Create a Personal Injury Claim?

You count on your pharmacy to give you the right medication and correct instructions for taking it, as well as make sure there are no conflicts with other medicines you take. Pharmacy errors may create a personal injury claim for financial damages if… Read More
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Third-Party Liability For Work-Related Accidents

For some work-related accidents, a third party may be legally responsible for a worker’s injuries, due to reckless or negligent behavior that caused the accident. When that happens, the worker can make a personal injury claim against the at-fault p… Read More
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