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February 2015 Archives

Qualified versus unqualified Virginia truck driver

After a serious Virginia truck accident, one important piece of evidence related to establishing liability on the part of the truck driver is determining whether or not he or she was an unqualified truck driver. Despite the licensing requirements and federal regulations that relate to truck drivers and trucking companies, not all drivers or companies adhere to the law. In order to understand whether a driver was qualified at a most basic level, it is important to understand the relevant licensing requirements that apply to truck drivers.

You need a zealous Virginia advocate for premises liability cases

Virginia accidents that cause physical injury often result in medical bills. Serious accidents and injuries can result in a range of expenses, including not only medical treatment and care, but also rehabilitation, lost income, etc. If you had an accident, such as a fall, in a public place or on someone else's property, you may be unsure about whether the accident was solely your fault or whether the property owner may have some kind of liability for the accident. In such cases, you should not hesitate to investigate but should instead call us to discuss your story and see if there are any legal options available to you.

How can insufficient warning result in VA products liability?

Many Virginian's are aware that the designers and manufacturers of products--including automobiles, toys, prescription drugs, medical devices and many other products--can be held liable for the injuries caused by use of those products if the products had a design flaw or were manufactured improperly. However, there is another way that products can be considered dangerous or defective, which can also result in legal liability for injuries: insufficient warning.

Man suffers serious car accident injuries after hit-and-run

Accidents involving automobiles are common through Virginia because it is easy to get distracted while driving, make poor decisions, have obstructed vision, etc. Unfortunately, many car accident injuries are quite severe and require emergency medical care and extensive treatment, care and rehabilitation afterwards. This kind of medical treatment is not inexpensive and, when compounded with an inability to work while recovering, can cause victims of car accidents severe financial hardship. This will likely be the case for an unfortunate victim of a car accident in Arlington, Virginia.

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