Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

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 […]

Nursing Home Negligence: What is Elder Abuse?

Nursing Home Abuse Attorney VA

According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, elderly people who live in nursing homes that provide long-term residence and support are more at risk for neglect and abuse than elderly people who live with family. Because people who live in nursing homes often have chronic diseases, they also frequently have cognitive and physical limitations, […]

Nursing Home Negligence: How to Treat Pressure Ulcers

Virginia Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

Pressure ulcers, or decubitus ulcers, are also known as bedsores. When the weight of a person’s body is focused on one part of that person’s skin for extended periods of time, the continuous pressure causes the skin to become damaged. A pressure ulcer might start out as a red spot, but it can progress and […]

Nursing Home Negligence: How to Report Elder Abuse

Virginia Elder Abuse Attorneys

Elder abuse is more common than you might think, unless you have a loved one going through it. Then, it seems as though you hear about many cases of elder abuse. Virginia’s Adult Protective Services takes complaints about elder abuse. In 2017, Adult Protective Services confirmed reports of 2,293 cases of neglect. Additionally, the agency […]

Types of Truck Accidents

Virginia Semi Accident Attorney

The only thing scarier than witnessing a truck accident is being involved in one. Measuring up to 80 feet long with a maximum weight limit of 80,000 pounds, these massive vehicles can cause tremendous damage in the blink of an eye. While trucks can pose serious danger to other drivers, when driven properly, they are […]

Common Trucks on the Road

Virginia Truck Accident Attorney

When you think of a big truck accident, you might have a tractor-trailer or big rig in mind. However, several other types of trucks are just as harmful as those big rigs in the event of a collision. While a tractor-trailer has the added complication of a long trailer—usually 48 feet or 53 feet—other trucks, […]

Ball v. York: Spine Surgery Malpractice

Virginia Back Injury Lawyer

When you need surgery to repair your spinal column, you don’t expect to come out of surgery in more pain than you went in with. But this is what happened to the plaintiff in Ball v. York, whom Emroch and Kilduff’s attorneys Michael W. Lantz and Christopher L. Spinelli represented. She managed the pain for […]