Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

What Compensation Can I Ask for After a Truck Accident?

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  Large trucks crashed 2,300 times in Virginia during a recent year, injuring 822 and killing 45. After such a truck accident, you want to know you received all of the compensation you deserve for any damages you incurred. Unfortunately, many people aren’t sure what compensation they can realistically ask for after the accident involving […]

What Compensation Can I Ask for If I’m Injured by a Drunk Driver?

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  Drunk drivers can change the course of your life in an instant. In the blink of an eye, you may find yourself dealing with serious injuries and significant damage to your vehicle—and your bank account. If you were injured by a drunk driver, you’re not alone. In Virginia in 2017, 7,285 drunk driving accidents […]

How Do I Prove Who Was at Fault in a Car Accident?

Virginia Car Accident Attorneys

You’ve been involved in a car accident—perhaps one with significant damage. Now, you need to prove who was at fault in order to protect yourself legally and financially. How do you prove that you weren’t the one at fault for the accident? Here are some steps you can take to protect yourself. Pay Attention at […]

Will Virginia’s New Distracted Driving Law Keep Motorists Safer?

Distracted Driving Attorney

Driving distracted puts every motorist on the road at risk. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, fatal crashes due to distracted driving totaled 3,450 in 2016. In Virginia, 4,138 distracted driving crashes resulted in injuries and 78 resulted in fatalities. Our Richmond personal injury attorneys at Emroch & Kilduff specialize in representing the rights […]

What Causes Truck Underride Accidents?

Underride Accident Attorney

Accidents involving a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle are dangerous and can result in severe injury and death. The sheer mass of a large truck is particularly hazardous with underride accidents, which occur when a smaller vehicle hits the back of a truck and lodges itself under its trailer. The National Highway Traffic Safety […]

The Most Dangerous Intersections in Richmond

Intersection Accident Attorney

  Driving on the highway or through intersections requires attention to not only obeying traffic laws but also remaining aware of other drivers around you. In 2017, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles reported a total of 127,375 crashes, with 65,306 resulting in injury and 843 resulting in death. Should you or a loved one […]

Summertime Car Accidents—What You Need to Know

Car Accident Attorney

  In summertime, many think of pleasant driving conditions and look forward to family day trips and vacations. Unfortunately, summertime can be an extremely dangerous time on the roadway due to numerous factors that are not present at other times of the year. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, July and August are […]

Who Is Responsible for Accidents Caused by Road Defects?

Road Defect Attorneys

Who Is Responsible for Accidents Caused by Road Defects? It should come as no surprise to learn that some Virginia roads are inherently dangerous and that they cause their fair share of accidents. An uncorrected defect could result in the agency that oversees the roadway bearing responsibility for your injuries. Other entities, like construction companies […]

Was Your Car Accident Caused by a Driver Impaired by Prescription Meds?

The dangers of alcohol and illegal drugs like cocaine or heroin are well known, and most people would readily concede that they could impair a person’s ability to drive. But what about prescription meds? Prescription meds sound less dangerous. After all, they are legal. However, according to AAA, prescription drugs have many negative side effects, […]