Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

Did You Sustain a Permanent Injury on the Job?

VA Worker's Comp Lawyer

If you’ve been injured at work, you recognize the physical, emotional, and financial devastation that can result. Some victims of work injuries suffer ongoing and even permanent damages that Virginia’s workers’ compensation program recognizes as compensable. If you’ve suffered a permanent injury at work, it’s critical that you consult with a skilled workers’ comp attorney […]

Seeking Medical Treatment After a Slip and Fall Accident

VA Premises Liability Attorney

Unintentional falls are the leading cause of nonfatal accidental injuries for every age group but one (ages 15-24), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). All types of falls have the potential to cause serious injuries, even those that occur on level ground due to a slip or trip. Many injuries from […]

Drunk Drivers Often Cause Head-On Collisions

Tappahannock Car Accident Law Firm

Head-on collisions are some of the most frightening and dangerous types of traffic accidents. When the front of one vehicle slams into the front of another—often while they are both moving—severe injuries can result. The resulting injuries can be more serious if there is a significant size discrepancy between the two vehicles, such as a […]

Construction Workers and Traumatic Brain Injuries

Fredericksburg Work Injury Law Firm

It is no secret that the construction industry is a dangerous one. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a wealth of information dedicated to the risks of construction work and how to improve safety. Despite these risks, almost 6.9 million people regularly go to work to help build or improve structures, highways, bridges, […]

What Trucking Companies Should Be Doing to Avoid Tired Drivers

Fredericksburg Truck Accident Attorney

In recent years, fatigued driving in the commercial trucking industry has received much attention because of the serious—and often deadly—accidents that can result. Many safety experts have focused on long driving shifts and hours of service violations when discussing the risks of fatigued truck drivers. However, a number of recent fatigued truck driving accidents have […]

How Dangerous Roads Cause Motorcycle Accidents

How Dangerous Roads Cause Motorcycle Accidents

Many motorcycle accidents are associated with other vehicle drivers who are not paying attention and fail to yield to the motorcyclist. However, not every motorcycle accident involves another driver as motorcyclists can be involved in single-vehicle crashes just like anyone else. When a single-vehicle crash occurs, it is often assumed that the motorcyclist is automatically […]

Doctor Fatigue Can Be Dangerous for Patients

Doctor Fatigue Can Be Dangerous for Patients

Doctors—especially newer doctors, such as medical residents—are notorious for working long hours and for potentially being called to work in the middle of the night for emergency procedures. Long shifts and being “on call” may seem like part of the profession, but these long-lasting trends of working exceptionally long hours can be dangerous for patients. […]

Virginia Traffic Accident and Injury Statistics

Virginia Traffic Accident and Injury Statistics

Many people can go years without being involved in an injury-causing traffic accident. You may believe that it will not happen to you or your family. However, when you take a look at the statistics regarding the number of accidents and injuries that occur on the roads of Virginia alone, you can see that these […]

What Kinds of Accidents Cause Traumatic Brain Injuries?

What Kinds of Accidents Cause Traumatic Brain Injuries

Even though it’s protected by your skull, your brain is exceedingly vulnerable to trauma. Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) are caused by blows or strikes to the head (or by the head’s own whipping motion), and since the brain is the body’s control center, such injuries can lead to irreparable physical, emotional, and mental damage. In […]

Four Things You Don’t Know about Spinal Cord Injuries

Four Things You Don’t Know about Spinal Cord Injuries

Because the spinal cord is closely associated with physical functioning, spinal cord injuries can be very serious. Every spinal cord injury is unique unto itself, and every victim is uniquely affected by such an injury. Spinal cord injuries are highly complex, and there are several risk factors or effects that you may not be aware […]