Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

Let’s Review Motorcycle Helmet Laws

Proper Motorcycle Helmet

Although helmets cannot guarantee that motorcyclists will not suffer injury or fatality in every crash, their effectiveness in preventing motorcycle accident deaths and reducing the severity of injuries is undeniable. Put simply, motorcycle helmets save lives. As the protections provided to motorcyclists have been confirmed collision after collision, forty-nine of the United States’ 50 legislatures […]

Medical Malpractice Can Take Your Life

Richmond Medical Malpractice Attorneys

When you go see a doctor, whether for a routine visit or because of an accident or injury you have suffered, you expect your doctor or medical professional to keep you safe and healthy. You also expect your condition to improve. Unfortunately, that does not always happen. Sometimes, when injured individuals see doctors or other […]

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 […]

Who Is Responsible for Talcum Powder Caused Cancer?

Are Talcum Powder Makers Responsible for Ovarian Cancer Cases? Recently, a U.S. District Court Judge ruled that expert testimony on the link between ovarian cancer and talcum powder use is admissible in an upcoming multi-district litigation (MDL) trial in New Jersey. The ruling is profoundly significant because the defendant in the MDL, personal care giant […]

What Companies Are Responsible for Zantac Related Cancer?

Are Sanofi and Generic Drug Manufacturers Responsible for Zantac-Related Cancer Cases? Recently, Valisure found that ranitidine contained Nitrosodimethylamine, or NDMA, a carcinogen. Zantac and several other drugs used for heartburn contain ranitidine. Valisure notified the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its findings in June 2019, then filed a detailed petition with the FDA […]

Safety During Construction, Renovations, Remodeling, and Painting

Workers' Compensation Attorney Emroch & Killduff

In addition to the known hazards of construction work, individuals in the industry must also protect themselves from hidden dangers, such as lead paint and asbestos. Because the use of lead and asbestos was prohibited in most building materials in 1978, it is not likely that these harmful materials are used in the construction of […]

Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare: COVID-19

Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare COVID-19 Emroch and Kilduff

Our firm is currently handling multiple cases regarding the tragic deaths of residents at Canterbury Rehabilitation and Healthcare as a result of Coronavirus or COVID-19. We are investigating to see whether certain guidelines were followed and institutional standards met at Canterbury in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Every nursing home including Canterbury has […]

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 […]

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 […]

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