Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

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 […]

Some Work Injuries Entitle You to MORE than Workers’ Comp Benefits

Workers Compensation Attorney

  Workers’ compensation is often thought of as the recourse for a workplace injury. While this is sometimes true, it is important to remember that may also be entitled to other sources of recovery in certain situations—like a personal injury claim. In most cases, the compensation you can recover from a personal injury claim will […]

Road Defects Can Seriously Injure Bicyclists

Bike Road Defect Attorney

  Many obstacles on the road that are mere inconveniences for vehicles can cause serious injury to bicyclists. While most people think of collisions with vehicles as the primary cause of accidents with cyclists, defects on the roadways such as potholes or other uneven surfaces are particularly dangerous for people riding on two wheels. States […]

Medical Malpractice: Surgical Errors Are Never Acceptable

Surgical Error Attorney

Each year simple and safe surgeries turn into dangerous and sometimes fatal situations due to surgical complications and errors. At times complications may be unexpected and occur by no fault of medical professionals, however, many unfortunate situations result from poor decisions or inappropriate methods during surgical procedures. A study by Johns Hopkins University calculated more […]

Catastrophic Injuries: A Spinal Cord Injury Can Cost You Millions

Spinal Cord Injury Attorney

  A spinal cord injury (SCI) due to another’s negligence or recklessness can have lifelong consequences that impose significant personal and financial burdens for those injured and their loved ones. Approximately 276,000 people are affected by SCI in the United States, with 12,500 new injuries reported every year. If you or a family member has […]

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 […]

What Is the Average Cost of a Spinal Cord Injury?

Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys

What Is the Average Cost of a Spinal Cord Injury? Spinal cord injuries are some of the most devastating injuries we see at Emroch & Kilduff. Injured victims not only require extensive medical treatments, they often cannot resume their ordinary lives, including returning to work. As a result, spinal cord injuries can cost millions of […]

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, […]

Drowsy Driving a Larger Public Safety Issue than Feds Estimate

A new study suggests that drowsiness pays a role in a much larger percentage of car accidents than the federal government previously estimated. In fact, the study shows that drowsy driving accidents take place at almost eight times the rate of current federal estimates. With so many sleepy people on the road, drivers must remain […]

Four Kinds of Driver Negligence That Can Cause Serious Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Accident Attorney Richmond Virginia

Virginia’s beautiful scenery makes bicycling a great hobby for people who spend time in the state. More and more, people are even commuting to school or work on their bikes. Unfortunately, careless drivers put all cyclists at risk of serious injuries. According to Department of Motor Vehicle statistics, 2014 saw 745 collisions in Virginia. The […]