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Jury Research

Online jury research is a powerful tool. The process of asking questions of jurors prior to them being selected is helpful. Any such questioning however tends to be somewhat shallow. In addition most judges in Virginia limit the amount of … Continue reading

Electronic Discovery

Electronic discovery (e-discovery) is now the norm in many lawsuits. The new law on spoliation has made the task of keeping records a greater burden. To avoid any adverse rulings on whether proper care was taken to preserve documents, lawyers … Continue reading

Limousine Liability – Personal Injury

Limousines are always in demand during prom season. Also in demand for weekend trips to wine-growing areas. What many users of limos don’t know is that in large measure these large cars are not controlled by U.S. safety rules. The … Continue reading

FOIA and Personal Injury

FOIA stands for the Freedom of Information Act. Both the U.S. and all 50 states have FOIA laws. The laws at the state level differ from state to state. You need to know the details of your state law to … Continue reading


An injunction is a court order. The Court tells a person to either do something or not to do something. When the Court tells a person to do something, it is referred to as a mandatory injunction. When the Court … Continue reading

Spinal Cord Injuries

A spinal cord injury is a serious and life-altering experience that can impact the lives of victims either short-term or long-term.  Because of the integral relationship between the spinal cord and the body, spinal cord injuries can create a host … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Disease

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s A Washington Post article of October 1, 2013 stated that approximately five million people suffer from Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. Misdiagnosis is common. The disease is frequently confused with dementia.  Although the symptoms are similar, treatment … Continue reading

Product Defect Cases

Product Defect Cases and Federal Preemption The Preemption Doctrine states essentially that where the federal government has passed legislation and has intended to, so to speak, occupy that particular field then the 50 states cannot intervene in terms of passing … Continue reading

Wrongful Death Damage

Preserving Survival Damages When Your Case Morphs Into a Wrongful Death Action Wrongful Death Damage Should Include Survival Damage If you’ve had the experience of a client who died during the course of your handling an injury claim for that … Continue reading

Amusement Park Injuries

The Zone Of Safety Is Designed To Prevent Amusement Park Injuries Most amusement park injuries that involve rides occur either as a result of some mechanical malfunction of the ride vehicle or some behavior by the rider that takes the … Continue reading

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