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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What Should You Do If You are Injured in an Accident with a Driver Who Doesn’t Have Enough Insurance?

Virginia law generally requires auto insurance policies issued in Virginia or covering vehicles principally used or garaged in Virginia to offer uninsured (“UM”) and underinsured (“UIM”) motorist insurance as part of the policy.  When choosing their insurance, many people may not give much thought to what this insurance is for and how it can protect …

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What Should You Do If You are Injured in an Accident with a Driver Who Has No Insurance?

Virginia law generally requires auto insurance policies issued in Virginia or covering vehicles principally used or garaged in Virginia to offer uninsured (“UM”) and underinsured (“UIM”) motorist insurance as part of the policy.  When choosing their insurance, many people may not give much thought to what this insurance is for and how it can protect …

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