Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

What to Do After Suffering a Brain Injury in a Motorcycle Accident

Head injuries after motorcycle crash

4 Crucial Steps to Take After Your Motorcycle Accident Accidents happen when we least expect them and motorcyclists rarely expect to suffer a brain injury in a motorcycle accident. Bikers know they take a risk when they ride, simply because motorcycles cannot offer the same protections afforded to drivers or passengers of cars and trucks. […]

Road Rash

Road Rash Motorcycle Accident Lawyers Emroch and Kilduff

Road rash is a friction burn that happens when an individual’s skin scrapes against concrete, pavement, or gravel, causing injury. An individual injured in a pedestrian, bicycle, or motorcycle accident may suffer road rash in addition to other injuries. If an accident throws you out of your car, for example, you will likely suffer road […]

How Much Should I Expect From Car Accident Settlement?

Car Accident Settlement Emroch & Kilduff

When you’re seriously injured in a car accident, you may find you have a lot of time to think about your experience. You may dwell on your injuries, your pain, and the physical limitations that control your life. As you begin to heal, your thoughts may transition to thinking about all the things you’ve been […]

Smartwatches and Distracted Driving

Smartwatches and Distracted Driving Emroch and Kildoff

  Driver distractions existed long before the advent of personal electronic devices. However, the development of technology has only enhanced the problem. Recently, smartwatches have become the latest digital device destined to become a dangerous distraction for drivers. While smartwatches may not divert a driver’s attention to the same degree as a smartphone, nonetheless, they […]

Recent Virginia Law Update: Cell Phone Use While Driving

Recent Virginia Law Update Cell Phone Use While Driving Emroch and Kildoff

  On March 10, 2020, Gov. Ralph Northam signed a bill banning the use of a handheld personal communication device while driving a motor vehicle. The law is set to take effect on January 1, 2021, and applies to most Virginia drivers. Continue reading for information regarding the new law. Overview of the New Cell […]

Sideswipe Collisions Kill Our Residents

Sideswipe Car Accident Injuries

Sideswipe collisions happen for various reasons, but these seemingly minor car accidents can cause serious enough injuries that victims may need a car accident lawyer to pay for their medical bills. For example, one man was allegedly drunk and sideswiped another vehicle, killing one person and injuring a seven-year-old child. He was arraigned on charges […]

Drunk Driving Accidents Injure Innocent People

Drunk Driving Dangers

If you or a loved one wound up on the receiving end of a drunk driver, speaking with a drunk driving accident attorney is one of the best ways to protect yourself. An experienced car accident lawyer can help you develop a plan for moving forward, and serve as an advocate through every step of […]

Richmond Passes Ban on Using Cellphones While Driving

Phone Related Car Accident

  It can be frustrating to see other drivers speeding down the road, phone in hand, paying no attention to their surroundings. Engaging with visual distractions while driving is one example of reckless and negligent driver behavior. Distracted driving significantly increases the risks of a car accident. Fortunately, the City of Richmond has recently taken […]

The Dangers of Road Rage

Accidents Caused By Road Rage

What Is Road Rage? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Automobile Association of America (AAA) generally define road rage as an extreme form of aggressive driving. According to the NHTSA, aggressive driving behaviors include following too closely, driving at excessive speeds, weaving through traffic, and running stop lights and signs. Aggressive driving […]

Rear-end Collision Lawyer

Rear End Accident Attorney

Many people have experienced a tap on their rear bumper by a car that couldn’t stop in time. As a result, we tend to think that rear-end collisions are relatively minor motor vehicle accidents. The data show otherwise, however. These car accidents can leave people seriously and sometimes permanently injured, and fighting to pay mounting […]

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