Instead of Resolving my Personal Injury Claim by Trial, Should I Consider Mediation?

Only a small number of personal injury claims are resolved by a trial.  Many more claims are resolved without a trial either before or after a lawsuit is filed.  Claims are often resolved by negotiation between the parties.  Increasingly parties use mediation to resolve all types of disputes, including motor vehicle accidents and other personal …

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The “Fall” Special

Summer is ending, and Fall is quickly approaching.  Fall brings cooler days, warm fires, changing leaves, and great holidays (who doesn’t love Halloween and Thanksgiving?).  But Fall also brings a new set of hazards (think: ice and leaves!), and more time spent indoors at friends’ houses or businesses.  This article will answer this question:  Who …

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Pedestrian Safety: A Few Guidelines

The number of pedestrians killed or injured in motor vehicle accidents are significant. In 2014 in Virginia, ninety pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents and 1,640 were injured. (http://www.dmv.state.va.us/safety/#crash_data/crash_facts/index.asp)  This represents 12.9% of all traffic fatalities and 2.6% of all traffic injuries in Virginia in 2014.  It may be obvious, but in a collision between …

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