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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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100 People Stranded and Two Injured by This Virginia Ski Lift

Posted on March 14, 2016 to
Approximately 25 people fell 30 feet from a ski lift in West Virginia when the lift suddenly derailed. More than 100 were stranded on the lift for 2 hours before they were finally rescued. Two people were injured during...
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What Does the Virginia Newscaster Shooting Tell Us About Workplace Safety?

Posted on October 2, 2015 to
Since news reporter Alison Parker and photojournalist Adam Ward, employees of CBS affiliate WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia, were shot to death in August while conducting a live television interview, questions have been raised regarding workplace safety. At a news conference the day after the shooting, the...
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What Should You Do If You Are Hit by a Drunk Driver?

Drunk driving accidents claim over 30,000 American lives every year. Even though the public knows the horrific consequences of getting caught drunk behind the wheel, drunk driving is still a modern epidemic. The simple, irrefutable truth is that every...
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How Often Are Construction Workers Hurt On Job Sites?

Every month, more and more construction workers are injured and killed when site managers fail to provide safety instructions and guidelines. Workers should never have their safety compromised for the sake of the boss’ bottom line. A Virginia construction...
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If I’m in a Hurry, Can I Just Go Around Other Cars?

Impatience is never a virtue—especially not when driving a car. We all want to get where we’re going in a timely manner, but taking unnecessary risks on the road endangers everyone around us. We need to learn to slow...
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A Law Firm Dedicated to Helping the Injured, One Client at a Time

At Koonz, McKenney, Johnson, DePaolis & Lightfoot, L.L.P., we have represented people in all facets of personal injury litigation for over a quarter century. Our Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia injury lawyers protect the rights of workers, and speak...
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How Necessary Are Seatbelts?

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, “seat belts are the single most effective traffic safety device for preventing death and injury.” Believe it or not, though, there are still some people out there who question the necessity...
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Distracted Driving Leads To Emotional Wreck

Sometimes our emotions can get the better of us. This is not our fault; we are all human. We all get angry, we all laugh uproariously and we all get jealous. And sometimes we cry. When we get behind...
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