5 Common Questions about Whiplash, Answered

What comes to mind when you hear the word “whiplash?” For many, the term conjures up images of high-speed crashes with debris flying everywhere and the head and neck being jerked violently backward and then forward again in a “whipping” motion―as in a high-speed, rear-end auto accident-followed by a cumbersome foam neck brace that must […]

Richmond Pedestrians Beware: Dangers of Neglected City Sidewalks

If you’re a City of Richmond resident or visit the city often, you’ve likely noticed the city’s sidewalks are riddled with uneven pavement, cracked concrete and missing bricks that can pose a significant hazard to pedestrians. The Americans with Disability Act (ADA) defines a sidewalk trip hazard as any change of ¼ inch or more […]

5 Reasons to Avoid Recorded Statements with Insurance Adjusters

If you’ve been injured in a car accident, tractor trailer accident or drunk driver accident, it can be a terrible ordeal. You probably just want to put it all behind you and move forward. However, if the responsible party’s insurance company calls to ask for a recorded statement from you, it might seem like a […]

Hidden Danger: Driving After Daylight Savings Time

Twice each year – at 2 a.m. on the second Sundays of March and November― 48 of the 50 United States participate in a time-shifting phenomenon known as Daylight Savings Time (DST). The result is that when you awaken on Sunday morning, November 5, we will have set our clocks back by an hour to […]

Do Pre-existing Conditions Impact Personal Injury Claims?

A personal injury case begins when someone gets hurt physically, and the injury is the result of another person’s negligence, such as in an automobile accident or tractor trailer accident. The reason behind such cases is that the negligent person might be legally responsible for causing the accident, and therefore financially responsible for the injuries and […]

Hidden Danger: Black Ice Slip and Fall

  Hidden Danger: Black Ice Slip and Fall One thing’s for sure in the Richmond, Virginia area: when the weather forecast calls for snow or sleet, grocery store shelves will be stripped of bread, milk and eggs within hours of the predicted storm. It’s smart to stay home when wintry weather hits. Snow-covered streets are […]