Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

Traumatic Head and Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injury happens when a bump, blow, jolt, or other injury causes damage to the brain. Millions of people suffer brain injuries each year. Some of these are minor concussions, but more than half are serious enough that the injured party must seek immediate medical attention. The worst injuries can lead to permanent brain […]


Traumatic Brain Injuries: Concussions

Lawyers for retired NFL players have brought recent attention to the risk of brain damage in professional sports.  But brain damage is not just a hazard when you are knocked to the ground by a 350-pound linebacker; any blow to any part of the body, given the right sort of impact and angle of force, […]


How Your Credibility Affects Your Liability

(by Chris Spinelli) If you’ve suffered a motor vehicle accident, the defendant’s insurance company will often be looking to pinpoint reasons to deny your claim.  Often the defendant’s insurance company will begin to lay the groundwork to challenge your credibility right away. If the defendant’s insurance company believes that along with the negligent defendant, you […]


Construction Accidents & Workers’ Compensation

Despite initiatives under Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other worker safety groups, the construction industry continues to have one of the highest injury rates.  Training programs, safety classes, equipment inspections and worker certifications are just some ways that the construction industry has attempted to make dangerous work safer for employees.  However, the improper […]


Wrongful Diagnosis & Medical Malpractice

Misdiagnosis and wrongful diagnosis are preventable medical errors that have become a serious medical issue.  Statistics show that these errors kill more people than some of the leading causes of death. Most people understand that medicine it is not perfect, and that it’s certainly not the complete cure for every condition.  Therefore, if treatment does […]


The Importance of a Personal Injury Attorney Experienced in Cycling Accidents

Virginia is an attractive destination for bicycling.  The state boasts an impressive network of trails, lanes and routes for all levels of cyclists, from experienced bikers to beginners and children.  The commonwealth is home to 838 miles of United States Bicycle Routes, The Virginia Capital Trail, and a variety of on and off road trails.  […]


Virginia Bus Accidents

Americans depend on buses to provide safe, affordable transportation.  Whether it is your child’s school bus, public transit or a private tour bus, you hand over trust and security to the driver when you step on board.  Buses are very large vehicles, and therefore operate at slower speeds.  Yet even with slow speeds, professional drivers […]


Amusement Park Accidents

Amusement and theme parks are a place where adults and children seek fun and entertainment.   However, accidents involving amusement park rides can result in serious injury or death.  Whether the injured person is a guest or an employee of the park; anyone near, currently riding or operating a ride is subject to injury if something […]


Bicycling Accidents in Virginia

Bicycling is a popular sport for many Virginians, yet there are many potential risks that come from sharing the road with motor vehicles.  Virginia has strict bicycle laws for this very reason.  To keep bicyclists safe, Virginia law enforces regulations and general guidelines regarding bicycling on public roadways.  These laws define the rights and duties […]


Slip and Fall Accidents

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over a million people suffer injuries from slip and fall accidents every year. A small percentage of these accidents result in death.  Most of these cases involve a slippery surface, uneven ground or objects obstructing a normally clear walking path.  Slip and fall accidents happen often […]