Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

Chippenham Hospital Power Outage Puts Patients at Serious Risk

Medical Malpractice Attorneys Emroch and Kilduff

  On July 10, 2018, reports indicate that a construction worker hit an underground power line in Richmond, Virginia. While this type of accident may happen more than you know, this incident cut power to Chippenham Hospital, including both the main power source and backup generator. The hospital ordered the emergency relocation of 11 patients […]

Common Injuries from Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

  Once you’ve recognized that your loved one needs nursing home care and have found the facility that you believe is a good match, you may think that the hard part is behind you. Unfortunately, however, nursing home abuse and neglect happen. If your loved one has been harmed by either neglect or abuse in […]

Common Causes of Electrical Burns

Electrical Burn Injury Attorney

  Electrical burns are serious injuries that are exceedingly painful, often have long-lasting consequences, and are slow to heal. Further, the accidents that cause electrical burns are typically extremely traumatic. These serious burns can happen in any number of ways, but they’re often caused by dangerous conditions on the job or by defective electrical products […]

Will Virginia’s New Distracted Driving Law Keep Motorists Safer?

Distracted Driving Attorney

  Driving distracted puts every motorist on the road at risk. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, fatal crashes due to distracted driving totaled 3,450 in 2016. In Virginia, 4,138 distracted driving crashes resulted in injuries and 78 resulted in fatalities. Our Richmond personal injury attorneys at Emroch & Kilduff specialize in representing the […]

What Causes Truck Underride Accidents?

Underride Accident Attorney

Accidents involving a commercial truck and a passenger vehicle are dangerous and can result in severe injury and death. The sheer mass of a large truck is particularly hazardous with underride accidents, which occur when a smaller vehicle hits the back of a truck and lodges itself under its trailer. The National Highway Traffic Safety […]

The Most Dangerous Intersections in Richmond

Intersection Accident Attorney

  Driving on the highway or through intersections requires attention to not only obeying traffic laws but also remaining aware of other drivers around you. In 2017, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles reported a total of 127,375 crashes, with 65,306 resulting in injury and 843 resulting in death. Should you or a loved one […]

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 […]