Typically concussions in children show up as headaches, feeling tired, lethargic, maybe just not seeming the same. Especially individuals who rear young toddlers, for example, who may not be able to articulate to their parents, “Mom, I feel different.”So, if a child has been involved in an accident of any kind, and a parent...Read More
Can a Jury Instruction Error be an Appealable Issue?
A jury instruction must accurately reflect the law and fairly convey the facts that were presented at trial. This must be done in a way that sets up the issue for the jury to decide the issue. Even just a few wrong words such as what the law is or what the facts that...Read More
What Reasons Are Benefits Denied for Workers Compensation?
It is not uncommon to have your benefits denied in Virginia. Something as simple as not describing the accident correctly or not completing forms in time could result in denied benefits for workers compensation. If the right medical documentation is not submitted in time, within the 30 day notice time or a special time...Read More
What do You Like to do When You are Not Working?
When she’s not in the office you can find attorney Julie Heiden doing an array of things. Whether it’s carting the kids around to their various activities, reading, swimming or travelling, Heiden has a full plate outside of her job. On top of that she, along with her coworkers, find time to work with...Read More
Can Insufficient or Untrained Staff Result in Nursing Home Neglect?
A lot of for profit businesses care about the bottom line and nursing homes are no different. They may not have the proper staff or number of nurses to care for everyone. People getting checked on regularly is an important part of making sure no one is being neglected for hours and hours at...Read More
Do you Recommend That the Surviving Spouse or Children See an Attorney for a Death in Their Family?
Personal injury attorney Julie Heiden goes through a scenario in which someone dies base off of a work related accident. In this case a surviving spouse and the children would be entitled to workers compensation benefits and lost wage benefits. Heiden explains how she would always recommend the help of an attorney in these...Read More
Are Slip and Falls Common in Nursing Home Abuse?
Attorney Kelly Fisher describes slip and fall cases as a common occurrence in nursing homes. People there who are weak or malnourished may have problems, which are unavoidable. But those who have not had proper assessments could be put at risk for falls. Find out more in this video with personal injury attorney Fisher...Read More