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How Long Will A Virginia Personal Injury Claim Take?

Many of our clients are eager to learn how long their personal injury claim will take. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy answer to this question. Here’s how the January 08, 2020 READ MORE

Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?

A: The simple answer is no. However,  you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement.  If you agree January 03, 2020 READ MORE

Drunken Cycling Banned in Virginia

Picture this: It's late at night, and you're heading home from a party, concert or bar. You've had a few drinks, but you've got your bicycle. Riding home on your bike December 05, 2019 READ MORE

4 Things All Cyclists Want Drivers to Know

Most drivers have become impatient with road cyclists at one point or another. They move more slowly that the rest of traffic, they’re difficult to maneuver around and sharing the December 05, 2019 READ MORE

Make Road Cycling Safer With These Bike Upgrades

If you love cycling, chances are good that you’re already well-versed in the best gear, clothing and helmets on the market. But if you’re cycling with safety in mind, the December 05, 2019 READ MORE

Cyclist Killed in VA Beach Crash

Confusion over cycling laws and the right of way may have led to a Virginia Beach cyclist's death this weekend. The June 2, 2018 accident occurred around 10 AM at June 05, 2018 READ MORE

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Birth Injury Blog

How Long Will A Virginia Personal Injury Claim Take?

Many of our clients are eager to learn how long their personal injury claim will take. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy answer to this question. Here’s how the January 08, 2020 READ MORE

Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?

A: The simple answer is no. However,  you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement.  If you agree January 03, 2020 READ MORE

Virginia Birth Injury Lawyer Video

Medical malpractice can occur virtually anywhere, including the delivery room. When they happen, medical mistakes can have a lifelong impact on the child and mother. Our birth injury lawyers are December 10, 2019 READ MORE

Navy Family Settles $11.5M Birth Injury Claim

A sailor and his wife have settled a birth injury lawsuit with the federal government after a traumatic labor and delivery experience in a military hospital. The man was stationed October 10, 2019 READ MORE



Boating Accidents

How Long Will A Virginia Personal Injury Claim Take?

Many of our clients are eager to learn how long their personal injury claim will take. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy answer to this question. Here’s how the January 08, 2020 READ MORE

Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?

A: The simple answer is no. However,  you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement.  If you agree January 03, 2020 READ MORE

Swimmer’s Foot Amputated After Lake Norman Boating Accident

A swimmer in North Carolina's Lake Norman survived a scary boating accident - but lost a foot in the process. Reports show that the man was swimming near the Trump August 09, 2019 READ MORE

Virginia Beach Jet Ski Explosion

Authorities responded to the scene of a Virginia Beach jet ski accident in which two women were injured. The accident occurred in waters off of Spigel Drive, which is near the July 28, 2014 READ MORE



Car Accident Blog

How Much Do Car Accident Lawyers Charge?

Many car accident victims are short on cash and assume they can’t afford to hire a lawyer. While it’s true that legal fees can be expensive, most car accident lawyers January 09, 2020 READ MORE

How Long Will A Virginia Personal Injury Claim Take?

Many of our clients are eager to learn how long their personal injury claim will take. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy answer to this question. Here’s how the January 08, 2020 READ MORE

Rear-End Truck Accidents

There is no reason for a large truck to ever tailgate or follow other vehicles too closely. However, this happens day in and day out on highways in Virginia. The U.S. January 07, 2020 READ MORE

Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?

A: The simple answer is no. However,  you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement.  If you agree January 03, 2020 READ MORE

Highways Full of Drivers Under the Influence of Marijuana

The legalization of marijuana is a growing trend among several states in the Union. Notably, Colorado and California have led the vanguard of “weed-friendly” legislation. Even in those states, however, December 30, 2019 READ MORE

Devastating 69-Car Pileup in York County

A massive 69-car pileup on I-64 near Williamsburg has led to two people in critical condition, 11 people with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, and 51 people injured in less serious December 30, 2019 READ MORE

How Do I Handle the Car Insurance Companies?

We strongly advise that you do not speak to any insurance adjusters until you speak with an experienced car accident attorney. Insurance adjusters are trained to get you to say December 20, 2019 READ MORE

Tips for Older Driver Safety Awareness

Growing old comes with a lot of perks. Along with more free time after retirement, seniors possess a degree of wisdom not shared with younger generations. While there is a December 05, 2019 READ MORE

How Do Car Accident Lawyers Work?

Why Hire a Car Accident Lawyer In the wake of an accident, it can be difficult to know who to trust. While you might expect your auto insurance company to have December 04, 2019 READ MORE

5 Tips to Keep Your Child Safe in the Car

Most parents would go to the ends of the Earth if it meant sparing their child a moment of pain, fear or sadness. Thankfully, there are a few easy ways September 18, 2019 READ MORE

Famous Norfolk Boxer Struck, Killed in VA Beach Car Accident

A world champion boxer has died after being struck by a car in Virginia Beach. The four-time world champion grew up in Norfolk, won an Olympic gold medal in 1984, July 16, 2019 READ MORE

HRBT Crash Highlights Dangers of Following Too Closely

An eight-vehicle crash was the result of one driver following too closely, police say. The driver of a Price electric truck was charged for his involvement in a multi-vehicle collision May 22, 2019 READ MORE

Pedestrian Killed in Norfolk’s Annual Greek Festival Accident

A Chesapeake woman was killed while crossing the street at Norfolk's annual Greek Festival. The incident occurred on Granby St. in Norfolk. The victim was attempting to leave the May 18, May 22, 2019 READ MORE

Guardrails Installed in VA Beach After Fatal Crashes

Five sections of guardrail have been installed along I-264 after two fatal crashes occurred along the stretch of highway. The Virginia Department of Transportation decided to implement the safety devices February 25, 2019 READ MORE

Elderly Woman Killed in Norfolk Hit-and-Run

An 85-year-old woman has died from the injuries she suffered in a hit-and-run accident earlier this month. Reports indicate that the victim was out for a walk near the Neon February 18, 2019 READ MORE

Brain Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of brain injuries. The brain can be damaged either from an accident that causes an object to pierce the skull or from October 18, 2018 READ MORE

Boy Hospitalized After VA Beach Bike Crash

A boy has been hospitalized after a collision in Virginia Beach. Police say that the July 17, 2018 crash occurred around 1:00 PM near the intersection of South Plaza Trail July 18, 2018 READ MORE

Cyclist Struck by Ambulance in Portsmouth

A cyclist has died after being struck by an ambulance in Portsmouth. The incident occurred shortly after 10:30 PM on the evening of June 19, 2018. Police say they received June 21, 2018 READ MORE

Woman Killed by Drunk Driver in Virginia Beach

A Florida man is facing charges after his involvement in a Virginia Beach car accident, police say. The June 3rd, 2018 accident occurred around 10 PM on Great Neck Road. June 05, 2018 READ MORE

Cyclist Killed in VA Beach Crash

Confusion over cycling laws and the right of way may have led to a Virginia Beach cyclist's death this weekend. The June 2, 2018 accident occurred around 10 AM at June 05, 2018 READ MORE

Car Flips in Norfolk Accident, Driver Injured

One person involved in a Norfolk crash was hospitalized earlier today. Sources say that the accident occurred at the intersection of East Little Creek road and Becket street around 11:30 September 15, 2017 READ MORE

One Killed, Two Others Injured in I-95 Crash

One person has died and another two people are injured after a car accident in Sussex County. The single-vehicle crash occurred around 6 AM the morning of September 14, 2017. September 14, 2017 READ MORE

Man Arrested After Fatal Chesapeake Crash

Police have arrested a man suspected of causing a fatal car accident in Chesapeake last weekend. The Saturday, September 9, 2017 crash at the intersection of Military Highway and Engle September 13, 2017 READ MORE

Five Injured in Head-On Collision in Virginia Beach

Five people are recovering after a head-on collision in Virginia Beach. Authorities say the September 10, 2017 accident on Greenwich road occurred just after 3 AM. A vehicle carrying four September 11, 2017 READ MORE

Labor Day Weekend Crash Fatalities Down from 2016

The number of fatal car accidents in the state of Virginia decreased this Labor Day weekend. Seven deaths were reported over the three day period. Compared with the 16 fatalities September 08, 2017 READ MORE

2 Injured in Shore Drive Crash

An accident in Virginia Beach has left two people seriously injured. The Monday, September 4, 2017 crash occurred on Shore Drive in Virginia Beach. Authorities say the driver of a September 06, 2017 READ MORE

Millions to Hit the Road for Labor Day Weekend

The last weekend of summer could be among the deadliest of the year. Experts have predicted more than 450 traffic-related fatalities across the country for the long Labor Day weekend. Why? September 01, 2017 READ MORE

Two Killed in James City Co. Crash

Police say alcohol was a likely factor in a weekend crash in James City County. The August 26, 2017 accident on Old Stage Road occurred just after 1:30 AM. When August 29, 2017 READ MORE

3 Hospitalized Following Suffolk Crash

Three people were hospitalized in Suffolk last week when a car ran off-road and collided with a parked truck. Police say they received a call around 3:30 AM the morning of August 29, 2017 READ MORE

Pedestrian Killed in Virginia Beach Car Accident

One person has died in a Virginia Beach car accident. The August 27, 2017 crash occurred on Little Neck road near Virginia Beach boulevard just after 8:00 PM. Police say August 28, 2017 READ MORE

Chain Reaction Crash on I-95 Kills Teen

An accident on I-95 in Hanover County has left one person dead and another seriously injured. Police say the incident occurred around 11:00 the evening of August 22, 2017 in August 25, 2017 READ MORE

Simple Summer Car Maintenance Tips

Just because you're taking a vacation this summer doesn't mean you can take time off of maintaining your car. While it might be one of the easier seasons in which August 15, 2017 READ MORE

Head-On Crash in Franklin Co. Kills One, Injures Two

One person has been killed in a crash in Franklin County, Virginia. Two other people are recovering from injuries they sustained in the same collision. Police say they responded to a August 14, 2017 READ MORE

Middlesex Co. Crash Kills Senior Citizen

A 79-year-old man has died after succumbing to injuries he sustained in a crash last week in Middlesex County. The crash occurred in the small town of Deltaville, where two August 07, 2017 READ MORE

One Person Hospitalized Following Suffolk Crash

One person is recovering from injuries sustained in a serious crash in Suffolk yesterday. The July 26, 2017 accident at the intersection of Godwin Boulevard and Hillpoint Boulevard occurred just July 27, 2017 READ MORE

Virginia Beach Crash Injures Eight

Six people were hospitalized following an accident in Virginia Beach yesterday. The July 26, 2017 crash at the intersection of Virginia Beach Blvd. and Shelton Road occurred just after 8:00 in July 27, 2017 READ MORE

Crash Map Displays Problem Intersections in Your Neighborhood

A new tool from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles offers users a bird's eye look at the accidents that happen in their own neighborhoods. The new interactive crash map July 26, 2017 READ MORE

Children Hospitalized After Newport News Crash

Police are searching for the driver of a red hatchback that caused a multi-vehicle accident Saturday. The July 15, 2017 collision in Newport News sent six people to the hospital July 19, 2017 READ MORE

Norfolk crash kills passenger

A Friday afternoon crash in Norfolk claimed the life of a woman passenger. The wreck occurred on I-264 near the Military Highway exit. Police say the woman and a male July 11, 2017 READ MORE

Norfolk pedestrian dies after being struck by car

A pedestrian in downtown Norfolk succumbed to injuries sustained in a car accident the day before. Police say they arrived on the scene of the accident just before 10 PM July 10, 2017 READ MORE

What NOT to Do After a Car Accident

For most people, car accidents are traumatic things. Even if the accident was injury-free, the trauma of the incident can shake even the calmest of people up. If you find yourself July 07, 2017 READ MORE

Drunk Driver Crashes into Newport News Pool

We often write about car accidents in this blog, and sometimes we discuss swimming pool incidents as well. Rarely do the two topics combine. Earlier this week, though, a Newport July 06, 2017 READ MORE

Passenger Killed When Driver Strikes Parked Car in Portsmouth

A man was pronounced dead at the scene of an accident in Portsmouth last night. The June 26, 2017 car wreck was reported to police just after 9:00 PM that June 27, 2017 READ MORE

Car Flips Over Guardrail in Suffolk Crash

Police say a multi-vehicle collision in Suffolk was caused by a last-minute lane change. The June 12, 2017 accident on route U.S. 58 occurred just after 11:30 in the morning. June 12, 2017 READ MORE

Are You Ready for Memorial Day Weekend 2017?

The sun, the sand, the hot dogs - that's right, Memorial Day Weekend is upon us! But as you hit the road to visit friends and family and to soak up May 24, 2017 READ MORE

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo Safely

It's the 5th of May, which means Mexican restaurants nationwide will be overflowing with crowds hungry for nachos, burritos and of course, margaritas. And like other holidays celebrated with boozy May 05, 2017 READ MORE

Elderly Man Dies After Crashing Into House

An elderly man has died following a crash last week in Suffolk. Reports show the 84-year-old man was driving a Ford F-150 truck on Holland Road when he attempted to make April 24, 2017 READ MORE

Texting While Driving: More Dangerous Than Drinking and Driving?

We've all heard warnings about how dangerous distracted driving is, but most people will admit to picking up our phones to fiddle with a GPS app or read a quick text April 13, 2017 READ MORE

Driver Killed While Standing on I-64

A man has died following a crash on I-64 near Richmond. The March 23, 2017 collision occurred just after 9:00 in the morning, sources report. The incident happened when the driver March 27, 2017 READ MORE

Left Hand Turn Crash in Norfolk Hospitalizes 2

Two people are recovering following a wreck in Norfolk this week. The March 23, 2017 accident on Little Creek Road occurred just after 5:00 PM. Reports show an eastbound car March 24, 2017 READ MORE

Norfolk Crash Leads to Attack

Car accidents can be emotional times. For many folks, the experience is new and overwhelming. It can be scary to collide with another vehicle, even if no one is injured March 23, 2017 READ MORE

One Dead in York Co. Hit and Run

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver they say was involved in a fatal accident this week. The March 14, 2017 accident in York County sent a woman to the March 14, 2017 READ MORE

Isle of Wight Crash Injures 2

Two people are recovering from injuries sustained in a Monday morning crash in Isle of Wight County. The March 6, 2017 accident occurred at the intersection of Route 10 and Old March 07, 2017 READ MORE

Military Hwy. Crash Hospitalizes Two

An early morning crash in Chesapeake has left two people injured. WTKR reports that a Vico construction truck collided with a Chevy Malibu on March 3, 2017 around 7:30 in March 03, 2017 READ MORE

Five Injured in Newport News Bus Crash

Five people were injured in a Newport News bus crash earlier this week. Reports say the incident occurred around 8:20 the evening of February 28, 2017. Though it's not immediately March 01, 2017 READ MORE

Bland Co. Pedestrians Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

A driver has been charged with three felony counts of hit-and-run following a deadly crash last week. The incident occurred around 8:40 the morning of February 20, 2017. Three women February 27, 2017 READ MORE

Survey: Millennials are Dangerous Drivers

Millennials have a bad reputation. Portrayed in the media as lazy, unambitious and freeloading off their parents, Millennials have quite the burden to bear. But are Millennials also bad drivers, on February 21, 2017 READ MORE

Two Injured When Car Crashes into Chesapeake Home

A car crash in Chesapeake has sent two people to the hospital. Police say the incident occurred shortly before 4:00 PM on the afternoon of February 15, 2017. An SUV February 21, 2017 READ MORE

Three Cars Collide Head-On in Chesapeake

Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred in Chesapeake last weekend. Reports say that the three-vehicle incident happened just before 8:00 AM on Sunday, February 12, 2017. The driver February 17, 2017 READ MORE

Student Injured When Bus Overturns in Dinwiddie Co.

The morning following a winter storm is always somewhat treacherous - especially in our area, where we deal with icy roads and freezing temperatures so rarely. But even days later, January 12, 2017 READ MORE

Icy Roads Cause Hundreds of VA Crashes

Virginia State Police say they responded to more than 700 crashes over the weekend, following the season's first serious winter storm. The Commonwealth was blanketed in several inches of snow January 11, 2017 READ MORE

Newport News Crash Injures Four

Four people are recovering following an accident last week in Newport News. The December 29, 2016 accident occurred on Warwick Boulevard around 5:00 in the evening. Police say a minivan January 03, 2017 READ MORE

Accomack Car Accident Kills Teen, Injures Three

An inexperienced teen driver traveling too fast around a bend may be the cause of a tragic accident in Accomack last week. The Virginian-Pilot reports that four teens were traveling December 23, 2016 READ MORE

6 Easy Ways to Avoid Driving Drunk This Holiday Season

If you're planning to celebrate at bars or parties this holiday season, you need a plan to get home safely after drinking. Follow our six tips to ensure you end December 21, 2016 READ MORE

Suffolk Crash Injures Three

Three people were hospitalized last week following a multi-vehicle collision in Suffolk. The incident occurred at the intersection Route 460 and Kings Fork Road just before 3:00 PM. Police say December 20, 2016 READ MORE

NHTSA Advocates for Tech to Prevent DUI

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants drinkers to stop driving under the influence of alcohol. Thanks to new technology, society is closer than ever to eliminating drunk drivers. Though December 20, 2016 READ MORE

Cell Phone Use, Speeding Top List of Truck Driver Violations

A list of the most common traffic violations made by professional truck drivers was released this month, as part of the annual Operation Safe Driver Week. The top five violations December 20, 2016 READ MORE

30 Car Pileup Causes Injuries, Death in Fairfax Co.

An early morning accident in Fairfax County, Virginia hospitalized four people and claimed the life of one man. The Saturday, December 17, 2016 accident on I-495 occurred just after 5:00 December 19, 2016 READ MORE

Student Pedestrian Injured in Newport News Crash

A Newport News woman is facing charges following a collision with a pedestrian this week. The December 5, 2016 accident occurred at the intersection of 48th St and Madison Avenue December 08, 2016 READ MORE

Student Struck by Car in Henrico Co.

A middle school student in Henrico County was hospitalized this week after being hit by a car. The boy was crossing in a crosswalk in front of Moody Middle School December 06, 2016 READ MORE

Why Driving Drowsy Can Be Fatal

We've all been guilty of it at one point or another - chugging coffee behind the wheel. Whether you do it first thing in the morning on your commute to November 20, 2016 READ MORE

Are Phones to Blame for the Spike in Traffic Deaths?

We all know the dangers of distracted driving. With smartphones becoming a regular part of daily life for Americans, public service announcements and safety campaigns have cautioned drivers for years November 18, 2016 READ MORE

Could Deer Mating Season Lead to More Car Accidents?

It's deer mating season. But what does that have to do with you? Potentially a lot. One in 94 drivers will strike a deer in Virginia. That means you could find November 04, 2016 READ MORE

You’re More Likely to Get Into an Accident After Dayliight Saving’s Time – Here’s Why

This weekend, we'll "fall back" and snag an extra hour of sleep. But what does the end of Daylight Saving's Time mean for drivers? In many cases, it means increased November 01, 2016 READ MORE

One Dead in Isle of Wight Crash

A Monday afternoon crash in Isle of Wight County has resulted in the death of one person. The accident occurred around 2:40 PM on October 10th at the intersection of Jenkins October 12, 2016 READ MORE

Woman Hospitalized Following Norfolk Crash

A collision in Norfolk has landed one woman in the hospital with serious injuries. Police say the accident occurred around 12:30 PM on the afternoon of October 4th. A 78-year-old October 05, 2016 READ MORE

Bus Crash in Norfolk Injures Seven

Seven people are recovering following a scary crash in Norfolk yesterday. The October 4th, 2016 collision occurred around 2:30 PM on N. Military Highway at Norvella Avenue. Footage of the October 05, 2016 READ MORE

What’s In Your Car Insurance Policy?

What's Included - Or Missing - from Your Car Insurance Policy? Car insurance policies are a necessity, but most of us don't give them much thought. Only when a serious accident September 27, 2016 READ MORE

Two Hospitalized in Hampton Crash

An early morning crash in Hampton sent two drivers to the hospital this weekend. The September 25th accident occurred near the intersection of Todds Lane and Winchester Drive. Police say September 26, 2016 READ MORE

Pokemon Go Car Accidents Raise Concerns

It's the app that swept the nation this summer: Pokemon Go has been a phenomenon since its release in early July. But since that time, we've heard of multiple accidents September 21, 2016 READ MORE

Bicyclist Killed in Chesapeake Crash

A cyclist has died following a collision in Chesapeake. The September 13th accident occurred on South Military Highway around 8:30 PM. The bicycle was struck from behind by a 2003 September 14, 2016 READ MORE

Head-On Collision Kills 1, Injures 2 in Franklin Co.

A head-on collision in Franklin County has claimed the life of one driver and injured two others involved. Police say the crash occurred September 8 around 7:45 PM on Route September 11, 2016 READ MORE

U.S. 460 Wreck Injures Four

A rush hour crash near Lynchburg, Virginia sent four people to the hospital last week. The September 8, 2016 accident occurred on U.S. 460 in Campbell County. Authorities say that September 11, 2016 READ MORE

Danger Zones: 5 Ways to Stay Safe on the School Bus

Buying new clothes. Shopping for school supplies. Packing lunches. Meeting teachers. There are so many traditions this time of year - but there's one we should consider adding. Start a new September 11, 2016 READ MORE

Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Fatal Norfolk Crash

Police have arrested a driver suspected of striking a pedestrian and leaving the scene of the accident. The incident occurred on Friday, September 2nd on Tidewater Drive in Norfolk. Police received September 06, 2016 READ MORE

Fatal Collision in Newport News

An early morning crash in Newport News has ended in tragedy. The head-on collision occurred on August 28th, 2016, when two cars collided head-on on Jefferson Avenue around 4:30 A.M. August 29, 2016 READ MORE

Drunk Pokemon Go Player Crashes in VA Beach

A Friday night crash in Virginia Beach sent a teenager to the hospital with serious injuries. The cause? A drunk driver - and a popular smartphone game. Police say the driver August 29, 2016 READ MORE

Police Searching for Portsmouth Hit-and-Run Driver

Two suspects are on the run following a serious car accident this weekend in Portsmouth. The crash occurred on the afternoon of Friday, August 26th, when the driver of a August 28, 2016 READ MORE

3 Injured in Chesapeake Crash

A crash in Chesapeake injured three people at a red light earlier this week. News reports indicate that the August 23rd accident occurred at the intersection of Military Highway and August 25, 2016 READ MORE

Charles City Co. Wreck Kills One, Injures 3

One person is dead and three others are recovering from injuries after a head-on collision in Charles City County this weekend. Authorities say the August 20th accident occurred around 4:45 August 24, 2016 READ MORE

Car Insurance for Teens: 5 Things You Need to Know

Teens often face higher insurance rates than their parents. Still, families have options when it comes to insuring their new drivers. Take a look at our five must-know tips below. 1. August 22, 2016 READ MORE

Northern VA Crash Kills 5-Year-Old

A multi-vehicle accident on I-66 in Haymarket, Virginia has claimed the life of a young girl. The crash occurred on Monday, August 15 when traffic began backing up near a August 17, 2016 READ MORE

Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested After Fatal Crash

A man has been charged following a hit-and-run accident in Washington County, Virginia. The crash occurred around 6 P.M. on August 16, 2016 on Route 75. A speeding Corvette rear-ended August 17, 2016 READ MORE

Speed, Alcohol Factors in Fatal VA Beach Crash

Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred in Virginia Beach over the weekend. Reports say that emergency services arrived on scene after receiving a call about a collision on August 15, 2016 READ MORE

4 Things Passengers Injured in a Virginia Car Accident Should Know

If you were injured as a passenger in a vehicle that was involved in an accident, you have legal rights. This is true whether the accident was caused by the driver August 11, 2016 READ MORE

Street racer charged after Suffolk crash

A Portsmouth man has been arrested following an accident on Suffolk's U.S. 58. Authorities say the man was speeding his BMW sedan down the road, weaving in and out of August 04, 2016 READ MORE

Chesapeake crash kills one, injures three

An accident in Chesapeake had caused serious injuries and the death of at least one person. The crash occurred in the Western Branch area of the city, near Chesapeake Square August 04, 2016 READ MORE

Williamsburg multi-vehicle crash results in injury

A three car collision resulted in the injury of at least one person on August 2, 2016. The Williamsburg accident occurred on Bypass Road. Three vehicles crashed there around 9 August 03, 2016 READ MORE

70% of teens admit to using phone while driving

These days, you can't go anywhere without spotting someone on their phone. Because unlike cell phones in years past, smartphones offer so many more options than just making phone calls August 02, 2016 READ MORE

Ashland wrong way crash kills one, injures six

A wrong way crash on I-95 has killed one person and injured six others. The accident occurred July 28th in Hanover County, Virginia. The driver of a 1998 GMC was August 02, 2016 READ MORE



Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Blog

How Long Will A Virginia Personal Injury Claim Take?

Many of our clients are eager to learn how long their personal injury claim will take. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy answer to this question. Here’s how the January 08, 2020 READ MORE

Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?

A: The simple answer is no. However,  you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement.  If you agree January 03, 2020 READ MORE

Carbon Monoxide’s Deceptive Danger

Symptoms Can Be Misleading Many of the symptoms of carbon monoxide can also be misleading. Dizziness, headaches and fatigue may seem like common symptoms of the cold or flu. They can December 16, 2019 READ MORE

As Temperatures Drop, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Risks Rise

With winter finally here, many are turning up the heat to stay warm. Though most of us rely on central heat, some choose alternate heat sources to combat the cold December 06, 2019 READ MORE

Avoid Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Have you turned on your heat for the year? When was the last time you had your home heating system inspected? Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless – and poisonous – gas that December 06, 2019 READ MORE

This Winter, Stay Alert to CO Poisoning

It’s called the silent killer for a reason. Carbon monoxide is odorless, colorless invisible gas that is deceptively dangerous. So deceptive, in fact, that most people don’t know they’ve been December 06, 2019 READ MORE

Water Heater Recalled due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Crown Boiler Company issued a recall earlier this month due to a faulty switch which could lead to carbon monoxide poisoning December 11, 2013 READ MORE



Defective Products Blog

Potentially Defective Air-Bags Linked to Four Deaths in Car Accidents

Car accidents are terrible events. At the very best they are scary and can be fatal at their worst. Luckily, cars are built with safety mechanisms intended to mitigate some October 22, 2014 READ MORE

GM Recall for Defective Parking Break Fire Risk

General Motors is in the process of recalling hundreds of thousands of vehicles as the result of a defective parking brake that has the potential to cause a fire. According to September 23, 2014 READ MORE

Stryker Hip Replacement Lawsuits

If you have suffered pain or injury as a result of a Stryker hip replacement, you may be entitled to compensation through a class-action lawsuit now in effect. While Stryker July 30, 2014 READ MORE

Graco Car Seats Recalled Due to Risk of Fatal Injuries

Graco issued the recall after it was learned that the harness buckles on their car seats become progressively more difficult to unbuckle and can even become stuck February 13, 2014 READ MORE

Ford Escape Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Ford has issued a large recall of its 2013 Escape due to concerns of a fire hazard December 11, 2013 READ MORE

LG and CPSC Recall Humidifiers After Another Home Fire

LG Electronics Tianjin Appliance Co. and the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) are re-announcing the recall of the Goldstar and Comfort-Aire dehumidifiers after the product caused another significant home fire.  Luckily no one was hurt, however the fire caused $192,000 in property damages. September 15, 2011 September 19, 2011 READ MORE

CPSC Reissues Maclaren Stroller Recall due to Finger Amputations & Lacerations

The CPSC and Maclaren USA, Inc of South Norwalk, Conn. reissued a recall of Maclaren strollers sold prior to 2009. The recall was issued previously in November of 2009, however recent reports of additional fingertip amputations and lacerations has prompted the re-announcement May 16, 2011 READ MORE

President of DePuy Orthepedics Division of Johnson & Johnson Resigns

David Floyd, the President of the Johnson & Johnson DePuy Orthopedics division, has announced his resignation and will leave the company by the end of March.  DePuy has recently recalled its DePuy ASR™ XL Acetabular System and DePuy ASR™ Hip Resurfacing System due to high failure rates. March 10, 2011 May 10, 2011 READ MORE

Permanent Shoulder Damage from Pain Pumps

Pain pump victims never imagined that the device that was supposed to relieve discomfort would end up causing permanent pain and damage to their shoulders. Best Lawyer in America rated national attorney provides updated research on lawsuits for defective pain pumps. Contact our lawyers today for more information on a shoulder pain pump injury. May 05, 2011 READ MORE

Roman Shades recalled due to risk of child strangulation

Hanover Direct Inc. , and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have issued a recall on Roman Shades, Roll-up Blinds, and Roller Blinds due to reports of children being strangled to death by pull cords November 15, 2010 READ MORE

Britax Child Safety Inc Recalls 23,000 Infant Car Seats

Britax Child Safety Inc. , has issued a recall on 23,000 of their Chaperone Infant Car Seats.   The harness chest clip can break causing lacerations to the child, and may also pose as a chooking hazard November 08, 2010 READ MORE



Dog Bite Blog

When Shelter Dogs Attack

There are few things as admirable as adopting a pet from a shelter. Giving a home to a stay cat or dog is indeed one of the kindest ways to January 26, 2020 READ MORE

Virginia Child Dog Bite Lawyer Video

Contact a Virginia Child Dog Bite Lawyer if your child was attacked by a dog. You may be entitled to compensation. During a free consultation, we can discuss your legal January 15, 2020 READ MORE

How Long Will A Virginia Personal Injury Claim Take?

Many of our clients are eager to learn how long their personal injury claim will take. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy answer to this question. Here’s how the January 08, 2020 READ MORE

Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?

A: The simple answer is no. However,  you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement.  If you agree January 03, 2020 READ MORE

Facial Scars: The Lingering Impact of Dog Attacks on Children

While we typically think of a dog attack as a one-off incident that’s over within a few moments, the injuries sustained by victims are rarely healed overnight. Some victims require January 02, 2020 READ MORE

Pit Bull Victim Awareness Day Honored With Rally

An activist group known as the Responsible Citizens for Public Safety held a rally on the steps of the Michigan State Capitol last week in honor of Pit Bull Victim October 30, 2019 READ MORE

Pit Bull Attacks, Kills Hampton Woman

A Hampton woman has died from injuries sustained by her family's pet pit bull. The incident occurred earlier this week in the 100 block of Powhatan Parkway. Reports show that October 10, 2019 READ MORE

Airline Bans Pit Bulls

Delta Airlines has announced it will no longer allow pit bull emotional support animals to ride alongside passengers on their planes. The decision comes after the U.S. Department of Transportation September 24, 2019 READ MORE

2 Injured in Elizabeth City Dog Attack

An animal control officer has been hospitalized after responding to reports of a dog attack in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. News outlets say the officer was called out to search for September 18, 2019 READ MORE

Golden Retriever Bite Leaves Woman Permanently Injured

An oyster roast turned dangerous when a rescue dog attacked a guest of the event. Myrtle Beach Online reports that the woman was bitten as she bent down to pet September 10, 2019 READ MORE

Boy Injured in Roanoke Dog Attack

A five-year-old boy from Roanoke has emerged from his medically-induced coma. After multiple surgeries, the child faces a long road to recovery. The boy was hospitalized last month after being July 25, 2019 READ MORE

Mom Rescued From Dog Attack

A new mother has a stranger to thank after a scary incident in her own front yard. News reports show that the woman was standing in her yard with her June 17, 2019 READ MORE

Emotional Support Pit Bull Mauls Child at Airport

An emotional support dog is at the center of a million dollar lawsuit following an attack on a child in a Portland airport. The December 18, 2017 incident occurred when March 07, 2019 READ MORE



Lead Poisoning Blog

Have you tested your kids for lead?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) projects that about 6,700 Virginia children under age six will be affected by elevated levels of lead in their blood. Have you tested your child to be sure he or she isn’t one of them? June 28, 2010 READ MORE



Maritime Blog

Virginia Maritime Lawyer, Jones Act Attorney Video

If you've been seriously injured on the water, contact Maritime Lawyer Richard Serpe for a free case review.  Richard Serpe: Master of Laws in Maritime/Admiralty Maritime matters, on the other hand, are December 10, 2019 READ MORE

Crew Member Aboard Dive Boat that Caught Fire, Files Lawsuit

A dive boat named Conception, caught fire off the coast of Southern California killing 34 people over Labor Day Weekend. Today, one of five crew members who survived the ordeal September 25, 2019 READ MORE

Maritime Crane and Cargo Accidents

Cranes and the maritime shipping industry go hand in hand. While these large machines are absolutely necessary for the heavy lifting that the shipping industry entails, they are still dangerous, January 16, 2019 READ MORE

Injury & Death Due to Unseaworthy Vessels

January 16, 2019 READ MORE

Maritime Lawyer, Drowning Accidents

January 16, 2019 READ MORE

Commercial Fishing Accidents

January 15, 2019 READ MORE

Fishing Boat Attack Kills One, Injures Two

A brutal attack on the high seas is typically the fare of summer blockbusters, but for one local group of fishermen, it was a nightmare come to life. Police say a January 08, 2019 READ MORE

Dredging Accidents, Maritime Lawyer

August 21, 2018 READ MORE

Offshore Accidents, Maritime Lawyer

August 20, 2018 READ MORE

Port Accidents | Jones Act & Maritime Lawyer

Maritime Port Accidents The shipping industry would be nothing without ports, and working in such a setting can be both exciting and lucrative. Unfortunately, though, they are among the most dangerous August 20, 2018 READ MORE

Maritime Collisions

August 20, 2018 READ MORE

Longshoreman Killed in Mooring Line Accident

One person is dead and three others are recuperating from injuries after a mooring line accident in Washington. The incident occurred when a 34-year-old longshoreman was helping shift the mooring July 02, 2018 READ MORE

Virginia Jet Ski Accident Lawyer

November 21, 2016 READ MORE

Virginia Boat Accident Lawyer

November 16, 2016 READ MORE

Maritime TV Ad

July 16, 2015 READ MORE

Faulty & Improperly Maintained Equipment Accidents

Maritime Accidents Caused by Faulty Equipment Working with machinery can be very dangerous, especially in the maritime industry where many jobs are mechanized. Due to such a high-risk environment, maritime workers May 14, 2015 READ MORE

Tugboat Accidents, Jones Act and Maritime Lawyer

May 12, 2015 READ MORE

Cruise Ship Maritime Injury Lawyer

August 25, 2014 READ MORE

Barge Accidents, Maritime Lawyer

May 28, 2014 READ MORE

Virginia Jones Act Lawyer

May 22, 2014 READ MORE

Virginia Maritime Lawyer, Jones Act

May 22, 2014 READ MORE

Shipyard Accidents

Virginia Maritime Lawyer Richard Serpe - Shipyard Accidents Shipyard work is traditionally hazardous and has an injury-rate more than twice that of the general construction industry, according to the Occupational Safety & Health May 22, 2014 READ MORE



Medical Malpractice Blog

How Long Will A Virginia Personal Injury Claim Take?

Many of our clients are eager to learn how long their personal injury claim will take. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy answer to this question. Here’s how the January 08, 2020 READ MORE

Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?

A: The simple answer is no. However,  you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement.  If you agree January 03, 2020 READ MORE

Navy Family Settles $11.5M Birth Injury Claim

A sailor and his wife have settled a birth injury lawsuit with the federal government after a traumatic labor and delivery experience in a military hospital. The man was stationed October 10, 2019 READ MORE



Nursing Home Blog

How Long Will A Virginia Personal Injury Claim Take?

Many of our clients are eager to learn how long their personal injury claim will take. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy answer to this question. Here’s how the January 08, 2020 READ MORE

Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?

A: The simple answer is no. However,  you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement.  If you agree January 03, 2020 READ MORE

Assisted Living Resident Dies After Being Left for Hours in Hot Van

The family of an 83-year-old assisted living resident has filed a lawsuit against the facility responsible for leaving the woman in a hot van for more than six hours this September 10, 2019 READ MORE

Virus Kills 2, Sickens 55 in Springfield Retirement Home

Two people have died and another 20 have been hospitalized after a virus broke out in a Springfield, VA retirement community. Reports say as many as 55 people total have July 16, 2019 READ MORE



Pedestrian Accident Blog

How Long Will A Virginia Personal Injury Claim Take?

Many of our clients are eager to learn how long their personal injury claim will take. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy answer to this question. Here’s how the January 08, 2020 READ MORE

Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?

A: The simple answer is no. However,  you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement.  If you agree January 03, 2020 READ MORE

Famous Norfolk Boxer Struck, Killed in VA Beach Car Accident

A world champion boxer has died after being struck by a car in Virginia Beach. The four-time world champion grew up in Norfolk, won an Olympic gold medal in 1984, July 16, 2019 READ MORE

Pedestrian Killed in Norfolk’s Annual Greek Festival Accident

A Chesapeake woman was killed while crossing the street at Norfolk's annual Greek Festival. The incident occurred on Granby St. in Norfolk. The victim was attempting to leave the May 18, May 22, 2019 READ MORE

Student Struck by Car in Henrico Co.

A middle school student in Henrico County was hospitalized this week after being hit by a car. The boy was crossing in a crosswalk in front of Moody Middle School December 06, 2016 READ MORE



Traumatic Brain Injury Blog

How Long Will A Virginia Personal Injury Claim Take?

Many of our clients are eager to learn how long their personal injury claim will take. Unfortunately, there is no quick or easy answer to this question. Here’s how the January 08, 2020 READ MORE

Do I need to hire a personal injury lawyer?

A: The simple answer is no. However,  you need to be careful not to sign away your legal rights with the other insurance company for a small settlement.  If you agree January 03, 2020 READ MORE

Research Seeks to Shed Light on Students with TBI

Two new studies could help reveal the full impact of traumatic brain injuries in children and teens. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control announced two new cooperative agreements with researchers October 11, 2019 READ MORE

Traumatic Brain Injuries in Children | Virginia Brain Injury Lawyer

Parents spend countless hours and dollars trying to protect their children from harm. All too often, though, kids find themselves involved in serious accidents. What might start out as a June 05, 2019 READ MORE

Brain Injuries Caused by Car Accidents

Auto accidents are one of the leading causes of brain injuries. The brain can be damaged either from an accident that causes an object to pierce the skull or from October 18, 2018 READ MORE

Brain Injury Awareness Month March

It’s March – Brain Injury Awareness Month. It’s the time of year when many of us are hitting the highway for a spring break road trip or to visit grandparents March 16, 2016 READ MORE

Brain Injury Lawsuits

May 28, 2014 READ MORE

What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) defines a traumatic brain injury as "a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the function of the May 27, 2014 READ MORE

How common are brain injuries in the United States?

Brain injuries are more common than most people realize. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control estimates that such injuries contribute to 30 percent of all injury deaths. Each day, May 27, 2014 READ MORE



Wrongful Death Blog

Famous Norfolk Boxer Struck, Killed in VA Beach Car Accident

A world champion boxer has died after being struck by a car in Virginia Beach. The four-time world champion grew up in Norfolk, won an Olympic gold medal in 1984, July 16, 2019 READ MORE

Pedestrian Killed in Norfolk’s Annual Greek Festival Accident

A Chesapeake woman was killed while crossing the street at Norfolk's annual Greek Festival. The incident occurred on Granby St. in Norfolk. The victim was attempting to leave the May 18, May 22, 2019 READ MORE

Accomack Car Accident Kills Teen, Injures Three

An inexperienced teen driver traveling too fast around a bend may be the cause of a tragic accident in Accomack last week. The Virginian-Pilot reports that four teens were traveling December 23, 2016 READ MORE

Fatal Collision in Newport News

An early morning crash in Newport News has ended in tragedy. The head-on collision occurred on August 28th, 2016, when two cars collided head-on on Jefferson Avenue around 4:30 A.M. August 29, 2016 READ MORE

Two Die in Fatal Rockbridge County Car Accident

Failing to yield to the right of way can be an easy mistake to make. It's often difficult to see pedestrians in the road, or to decide who should go April 30, 2015 READ MORE