Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

The Costs of a Spinal Cord Injury

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Spinal cord injury (SCI) costs are staggering. Depending on the severity and location of the injury on the body, the extent of paralysis, and patient age, first-year medical costs alone range from $350,000 to more than $1 million, with lifetime healthcare costs ranging from $1.5 million to nearly $5 million. Note that those estimates are […]


Drivers and Bicyclists can be Dangerous Mix

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We hear the slogan “Share the Road.” But many car and truck drivers don’t heed that call. Recent statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveal that each year bicyclists represent: Two percent of all traffic fatalities Two percent of all accident injuries More than 1,100 deaths More than 52,000 injuries Americans increasingly use […]


With Warm Weather on the Way, Time to Teach Your Children About Pool Safety Now

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Winter’s bite is still chomping down hard on many parts of the country, but spring and summer weather are soon approaching. It’s a perfect time to talk to your children about safety around swimming pools. Whether the pool is in your backyard, at the home of one of your children’s friends, or at the community […]


May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

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Spring is a great time to take to the road on your motorcycle. The weather is warm but not too hot, and the ice and snow of winter are behind us. Many people consider hitting Virginia roads on a motorcycle at this time of year one of life’s greatest pleasures. It seems appropriate, then, that […]


Studies Indicate That Women Are More Affected by Concussions

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In a study by the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s Injury Surveillance Program, officials found that in comparable sports, women suffered concussions at much higher rates than did men. During a five-year period, women suffered concussions in 6.3 per 1,000 athlete exposures versus 3.4 per 1,000 for men in soccer. In basketball, the rate was 6.0 […]


As Bicycle Use Rises, so Do Bicycle Accidents

Bicycle Accident Attorney Richmond Virginia

Bicycle use is on the rise, driven largely by the increasing number of people who commute to work on a bicycle. Recent Census Bureau statistics indicate that commuting to work on bicycles has risen since the bureau first released statistics in 2005. Still, Census Bureau statistics for 2015, the most recent year available, indicate that […]


Are Pedestrian Accidents Avoidable?

Pedestrian Accident Lawyer in Richmond Virginia

Accidents involving pedestrians and motor vehicles are often devastating—mostly for the people on foot. In a city like Richmond, every time you leave your home, you are at some risk of getting hit by a car, truck, or motorcycle—even if the only time you are on foot is between your parking space and destination. Fortunately, […]


Mass-transit Accidents

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Mass-transit Accidents Mass-transit accidents, including accidents that occur on buses, trains, and airplanes, have the potential to bring about very serious injuries and damages for accident victims. In some cases, these accidents are the fault of reckless or improperly trained drivers, operators, or pilots, but in other cases, these accidents come about as a result […]


Gun Accidents During Hunting Season

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Gun Accidents During Hunting Season It is finally that time of year when Virginia hunters will take to the forest in search of big game. There is no doubt that hunting is a favorite Virginia pastime, as well as an exciting outlet for sportsmen. However, with hunting season comes the prevalence of hunting accidents, and […]


Slips and Falls in Nursing Homes

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Slips and Falls in Nursing Homes Slip and fall accidents in nursing homes are unfortunately all too common. Nursing homes have a responsibility to assess a resident’s risk of falls. If a resident is a “fall risk,” nursing homes have a responsibility to make sure that person is never left alone when he or she […]