Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

COVID19 Update March

COVID-19 Update: March 19, 2020 Like all of you, we at Emroch & Kilduff are working hard to better understand the implications for our community and our associates during this unprecedented time surrounding COVID-19. We have taken steps to implement a plan to maintain communications with our clients and other associates while keeping our staff […]

Reckless Driving

Virginia Reckless Driving Accident Lawyers

People often use the term “reckless” to refer to a driver’s irresponsible behavior behind the wheel. You have likely witnessed countless instances of reckless driving. Perhaps you’ve seen drivers swerve from one lane to another without signaling or seemingly even looking where they were going. Or maybe you’ve seen cars hastily merge onto the highway […]

Semi-Truck Accidents

Virginia Semi Truck Accident Attorney

Did you know that almost 70 percent of the United State’s resources are transported by truck at some point during distribution? Over 5 percent of the nation’s full-time jobs are related to the trucking industry. Thousands of large, commercial vehicles pass through Virginia each year. While the majority of commercial trucks manage to safely deliver […]

Tractor-Trailers: Dangerous Behemoths of the Highway

Virginia Truck Crash Lawyers

Thousands of tractor-trailers and other large commercial freight vehicles fill American roadways every day. Commercial trucks account for over 13 percent of the nation’s registered vehicles and transport around 71 percent of our freight (measured by weight). The benefits of the trucking industry are undeniable. In 2017, over $40 billion were paid by commercial trucks […]

Truck Driver Fatigue

Virginia Truck Accident Lawyers

Driving restrictions and shift time limits keep some truckers from working as much as they might be willing to. Nevertheless, American truckers manage to log some serious hours. Despite federally-imposed work hour restrictions, the average truck driver is expected to drive between 2,000 and 3,000 miles per week. Industry-wide standards and expectations often require drivers […]

Truck Rollovers

Virginia Truck Accident Lawyers

Throughout the country, collisions involving commercial trucks resulted in more than 4,100 people losing their lives in one recent year. According to the Virginia Highway Safety Office, 5,025 crashes involved commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) in one recent year. Commercial truck collisions in Virginia account for 3.8 percent of all CMV-collisions nationwide. Of the collisions in […]

Types of Car Accidents

Virginia Car Accident Attorneys

Car accidents are all too common on Virginia’s highways and roads. In 2018, 819 people were killed in car crashes in the state, while 66,523 people were injured. What type of car accidents cause these injuries and fatalities? All kinds. Cars hit other vehicles, objects such as debris on the road, pedestrians, and trains. Cars […]

When a Pedestrian Is Hit by a Car, What Should You Do?

Virginia Pedestrian Accident Attorney

Accidents between pedestrians and vehicles can be injurious, and often deadly. In the last year for which statistics are available, 114 pedestrians were killed in Virginia traffic accidents and 1,571 were injured, according to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles/Highway Safety Office. Nationally, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one […]

Medical Errors Cause Severe Injuries

Virginia Medical Malpractice Lawyers

As the medical field has become more formalized, patient expectations have risen as well. All of us expect to be well taken care of when we set foot inside of a doctor’s office, hospital, or other medical facility. It’s difficult to imagine a trustworthy medical expert making a mistake—let alone one that could cost us […]

What Is One Reason That Elder Abuse Is Sometimes Difficult to Identify

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer VA

We all want our loved ones to have the best care possible. Therefore, we look for a nursing home that will provide exceptional medical care and emotional support, as well as a comfortable and safe environment. Unfortunately, abuse and neglect is a growing problem. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that half a million […]

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