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Vehicle Accidents

Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is a frequent cause of auto crashes.  Cell phone and texting usage while driving causes crashes. Knowledge that a person you are loaning ...
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Malpractice

Legal Malpractice-Case Within Case

Legal Malpractice-Case Within Case When you’re dealing with legal malpractice in the litigation context, typically the plaintiff has to prove a case within the case. ...
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Malpractice

Capital Accounts in Small Businesses

In any small business, the idea of a capital account is important. It is the amount of funds and assets invested by the owners plus ...
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Personal Injury

Personal Injury Food Poisoning

On December 15, 2010 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that one in six people in the U.S. get sick from food illness ...
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Personal Injury

ERISA Subrogation

The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 is known as ERISA. It is a federal law. It sets minimum standards for most voluntarily established ...
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Personal Injury

Attorneys’ Fees in Personal Injury Actions

There are occasions where attorneys’ fees may be awarded in personal injury cases. They are rare. When the court is confronted with that issue, there ...
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Malpractice

Handling Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Cases

More people die or are injured worldwide by carbon monoxide than by any other poison. Carbon monoxide is most dangerous because it is colorless, odorless, ...
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Personal Injury

Limitations Safe Harbor in Personal Injury Cases

More than once, cases have come into our office where either an attorney has allowed the statute of limitations in Virginia to expire or the ...
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Personal Injury

Last Clear Chance in Auto Crashes

There is a doctrine recognized in Virginia known as “Last Clear Chance“. It applies mostly in auto crash cases but not exclusively there. The doctrine ...
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