Tyree Wrongful Death: $3.6 Million Prisoners’ Rights Settlement

Tyree Wrongful Death: $3.6 Million Prisoners’ Rights Settlement

It’s a fact: even after being convicted and imprisoned for a crime, prisoners still have defensible civil rights. While prisoners don’t maintain their full Constitutional rights, they are protected under the Constitutional clause prohibiting cruel and unusual punishment and have the right to be treated humanely. According to the Los Angeles Times, on June 1, […]

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Top 4 Causes of Tractor Trailer Accidents

Top 4 Causes of Tractor Trailer Accidents

  If you live in or near Richmond, you likely drive one of our nation’s most heavily congested highways: Interstate 95. It’s one of Richmond’s major thoroughfares, but can be a dangerous place to drive. In the downtown stretch where the nation’s longest north-south artery runs concurrently with Interstate 64, the heavy traffic can be […]

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Tiger Woods’ Arrest Highlights Danger of Driving While Impaired

Tiger Woods’ Arrest Highlights Danger of Driving While Impaired

On May 29, golf fans were disheartened by news that Tiger Woods was arrested for suspected drunk driving in Jupiter, Florida. Police allegedly found him asleep at the wheel with the car’s engine running, bumper damage, and two flat tires on the driver’s side of his 2015 Mercedes-Benz. Woods’ reported slurred speech ignited DUI claims, […]

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Workplace Safety: 10 Safety Tips for Employees

Workplace Safety: 10 Safety Tips for Employees

  Thanks to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employees have a right to a safe work environment free from known dangers. While employers strive to increase workplace safety, policies and guidelines by themselves won’t keep you safe. Workers must strictly adhere to and openly communicate about their organization’s safety practices. In other words, if […]

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Virginia Workers’ Compensation Doesn’t Cover Repetitive Injuries

Virginia Workers’ Compensation Doesn’t Cover Repetitive Injuries

Those of us fortunate enough to live in Virginia know it’s unique: we have easy access to the Chesapeake Bay, Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley in addition to cities including Alexandria, Richmond, Fredericksburg, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg and Charlottesville. If we want to get back in touch with nature, we have lots of great choices: […]

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