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Medical Malpractice Damages Caps: A State by State Examination

Posted on April 22, 2020 to
In a medical setting, malpractice occurs when a physician, health care professional or hospital causes an injury to a patient through a negligent act or omission.  Medical negligence can occur at any stage in a patient's care, from diagnosis...
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How much is a Personal Injury Case Worth in Virginia? Everything You Need to Know About Your Claim

Posted on April 3, 2020 to
It is impossible to put a price on everything a serious personal injury cost you in terms of economic and noneconomic damages. You might never fully recover from a bad accident in Virginia. While nothing can reverse your damages,...
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What’s the Difference Between Negligence and Professional Negligence in Virginia?

Posted on March 6, 2020 to
You could have grounds for a civil claim in Virginia as the victim of any type of negligence. The state’s civil justice system allows injured victims to bring claims against defendants for causing or contributing to their losses. Recognizing...
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What Does Workplace Negligence Look Like in Virginia?

Posted on March 1, 2020 to
Negligence takes many shapes and forms. The most basic definition of negligence is a breach of duty of care. In Virginia, a person could fall victim to many different types of negligence. These include ordinary negligence, professional negligence, gross...
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10 Safety Tips for Using Uber/Lyft

Posted on February 3, 2020 to
The ride-share industry has transformed transportation. It is now possible to order a ride on-demand with a few taps of a button. Yet the ride-share industry also has drawbacks, such as risks involved with the lack of full background...
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What Is Strict Liability?

Posted on February 3, 2020 to
Most personal injury claims impose a burden of proof on the plaintiff, or injured party. As an accident victim, you or your DC personal injury lawyer will have to prove the defendant’s negligence to qualify for financial compensation. Without...
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What Is the Difference Between a Settlement and a Trial in a Personal Injury Claim?

Posted on January 11, 2020 to
During your DC personal injury claim, you may hear your lawyer talk about a settlement versus a trial. These are two different legal processes. You do not receive a settlement by going to trial. Rather, they are two ways...
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What Causes Hydroplaning?

Posted on January 9, 2020 to
Hydroplaning refers to water lifting a vehicle off the road enough for it to lose traction. It is difficult to control a vehicle that is hydroplaning, which is why many drivers end up in related car accidents. Understanding why...
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5 Questions to Ask About Your Car Accident Claim

Posted on January 9, 2020 to
A DC auto accident can be one of the most traumatic experiences of your life. Recovering may take weeks of doctor’s appointments, psychological therapies and expensive property damage repairs. One of the most important steps to take toward recovery...
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How to Negotiate a Car Insurance Settlement

Posted on December 10, 2019 to
You might think obtaining compensation after a car accident is as simple as filing a claim and receiving a check, until you become a claimant and realize it takes much more for a fair settlement offer. If you suffer...
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