Money might be far from your mind when you first receive the heartbreaking news that a loved one has passed away. As the days pass and you face mounting medical bills, funeral home fees and lost wages, however, you may come to recognize the importance of pursuing a wrongful death claim for your family’s...Read More
Nursing home neglect and abuse are terrible wrongdoings that take lives. Failing to provide proper care to the elderly goes against a nursing home facility’s legal duties and ethical obligations. Sadly, nursing home neglect is a tragedy that occurs somewhat often in Virginia and across the country. Known facts about nursing home abuse from...Read More
If you tragically lost a loved one in an accident in Virginia, the last thing on your mind might be initiating a legal claim. As you face expenses such as a funeral, burial and unpaid medical bills, however, you may recognize what a compensatory award could do for your family. On top of financial...Read More
On April 5, 2010, a coal dust explosion occurred approximately 1,000 feet underground in what was the worst coal mining accident in 40 years. During this accident, 29 of the 30 coal miners in Upper Big Branch Mine died. Investigations found Massey Energy, the company that owns the Upper Big Branch Mine, failed to...Read More
Several years ago, a 39-year-old Virginia worker was operating a Hyster forklift in order to move a large roll of paper. His vehicle became stuck, so another forklift driver hooked a chain around it in order to unjam it. Once the forklift was out of the jam and able to drive again, the worker...Read More
If your loved one is killed on the job, you are within your rights to speak to an attorney about a potential wrongful death lawsuit. While no amount of money will ever bring your loved one back to life, if an attorney decides to take on your case, you can seek damages for:
- Mental anguish ... Read More
Attorney Ken Feinberg was hired by General Motors (GM) to oversee its victims’ compensation fund but has stressed his independence from GM management. Feinberg announced this week how many deaths and injuries he has so far connected to a known ignition switch flaw in GM cars. The automotive behemoth has publicly attributed 54 accidents to...Read More
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 worker was electrocuted last month on a jobsite and died on the way to the hospital.
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 down and be more cautious when we drive. Additionally, we all need to be willing to...Read More