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Reckless Driving Charge Dropped

Recently, an individual found themselves facing a class 1 misdemeanor after being charged with excessive speeding in the Roanoke, VA area. The client was charged with reckless driving, penalties for which include a permanent record (that can?t be expunged), six demerit points in Virginia, up to a $2500 fine, and other collateral consequences. Wanting to avoid these harsh punishments, they reached out to a skilled traffic lawyer from Lugar Law.

Attorney Cerid Lugar immediately got to work on her client?s case. Through an appeal to the circuit court, attorney Lugar had her client complete a driver improvement course, and employed the use of her negotiation skills to get the charge dropped.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Custody Issue Resolved

When a father in Virginia was awarded a minimal amount of visitation with his daughter, he knew he needed an attorney to help him get the time he deserved with his child. This is what brought him to Lugar Law.

Having built rapport with the court from years of practice and speaking with the guardian ad litem assigned to the case, attorney Cerid Lugar was able to negotiate a different visitation agreement on the client?s behalf. Instead of the approximately five hours of visitation he had before, the man now has overnight visits and equal sharing time with his daughter?s mother.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.


Pipeline Trespassing Case Dismissed with Prejudice

Pipeline cases in Virginia are often contentious, and prosecutors regularly motivated to find people guilty of offenses that are committed at/on property that contains a pipeline. Such was the case for a client of Lugar Law, who found themselves facing criminal charges for trespassing on land that contained a pipeline.

Because of her quick involvement in the case, attorney Cerid Lugar was able to argue to have her client?s case dismissed with prejudice, meaning the charges cannot be brought back up again.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Workers? Comp Case Ends in $250,000 Settlement

When you?re at work, you expect to remain safe and free from harm. This is not always the case, however, and people often need the help of a skilled attorney to help them navigate the complicated area of workers? comp in Virginia. Such was the case for a recent client of Lugar Law.

?After slipping on black ice and injuring their head, the manual laborer turned to attorney Cerid Lugar for help. Through concerted actions and negotiation skills, attorney Lugar secured a $250,000 settlement for her client.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.


Settlement in VA Workers? Comp Case

Recently, a meat-packing manual laborer injured his back at work, and received no recommendation to have surgery to fix the issue. Due to a referral to pain management he was unable to return to his manual labor job, he turned to Roanoke workers? comp lawyer Cerid Lugar for help.

By quickly getting involved in the case and arguing on her injured client?s behalf, attorney Lugar successfully resolved the case in a $60,000 settlement.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Settlement for Hotel Cleaner in Workers? Comp Case

A client of Lugar Law recently found themselves in need of a skilled workers? comp lawyer when they were injured at work. After quickly getting involved in the case that involved complications with legal liability, attorney Cerid Lugar was able to negotiate a settlement for her client, therefore easing the hotel cleaner?s financial stress during a difficult time.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.


Stipulated Agreement Award Order in Workers? Comp Case

When an individual in the Roanoke, VA area recently fell and hit their shoulder, they were unable to return to work. As such, they reached out to a workers? comp attorney from Lugar Law for help.

Attorney Cerid Lugar negotiated on her client?s behalf and was able to secure a stipulated agreement award order for the individual, who was compensated for their lost wages and have her medical costs paid forever related to this injury.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving, DUI Refusal Dismissed in Roanoke Alcohol Case

An individual in Roanoke, VA recently found themselves in trouble when they were arrested and charged with multiple criminal offenses, including:

  • Driving under the influence (DUI) – with a .16 percent PBT (preliminary breath test) resultDUI refusal

Wanting to avoid the penalties of a conviction for either of these offenses – which include incarceration, fines, and more – they reached out to a DUI lawyer from Lugar Law for help.

Attorney Cerid Lugar employed the use of her negotiation skills and knowledge of Virginia criminal procedure to negotiate a dismissal of the client?s DUI refusal. In addition to this, attorney Lugar was also able to get the client?s DUI charge amended to reckless driving.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.


Man Out on Walk Hit by Mirror of Passing Van – $225,000 Verdict

Recently, when a man was on a walk to a relative’s house in Lynchburg when the mirror of a passing vehicle struck him. The situation stems from an incident that occurred when the man stood on the right-hand side of the road and began following his granddaughter to their destination. After the granddaughter safely passed the man, another party attempted to do so, but struck him with the side mirror of their minivan and the vehicle?s passenger side front quarter panel. The driver denied these accusations, instead accusing the man of smacking the van?s mirror with his hands.

Virginia State Police were called to the scene, and after the minivan driver also returned, it was discovered that the welt on the injured man?s back perfectly matched the height of the vehicle?s side mirror. Wanting to protect his rights and fight for what he deserved, the injured man reached out to Lugar Law for help Roanoke personal injury lawyer.

Attorney Cerid Lugar immediately got to work on behalf of her client. After presenting her arguments and listening to the other party?s counsel, the court instructed the jury on contributory negligence and the last clear chance doctrine. After a short deliberation, the jury returned with a $225,000 verdict in favor of attorney Lugar?s client.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Marijuana Case Dismissed

We recently represented an individual in a drug case involving marijuana. Not wanting the negative impact of a Virginia drug conviction, our criminal defense attorneys investigated the details and began attacking the flaws that we found in the evidence. Ultimately, we argued on our client’s behalf and successfully had the entire case dismissed based on a motion to suppress the problematic evidence. Our client was subsequently free to resume their life with none of the consequences that would normally come with such a charge.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.


Assault and Battery Independently Resolved

Our criminal defense team assisted a client after an altercation led to very serious assault and battery charges. We pursued every possible option to spare our client from possible jail time and all the other negative consequences of a violent conviction. We eventually reached an accord with the parties involved and despite objections from the prosecutor, the terms were completed and the case was successfully resolved.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

Reckless Driving Reduced

Our client was charged with going 92 miles per hour in a 60 miles per hour zone. This constituted a reckless driving offense, which put our client’s driving record and license in jeopardy. We advocated for the individual and had the matter reduced to a simple speeding infraction based on completing a driver improvement class and some community service hours. This saved our client from significant expense and inconvenience from license points, fines, and a criminal traffic conviction.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.


$85,000 Workers’ Comp Settlement for Back Injury

When our client was injured on the job, the Roanoke workers’ compensation lawyer with Lugar Law PC fought to get what he deserved for a serious back injury. We assisted with their workers’ comp claim, which led to aggressive negotiations, but after presenting our client’s case, we successfully obtained an $85,000 settlement to compensate him for his various losses.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.

$150,000 in Workers’ Comp after Mediation

When our client sustained multiple injuries after an on the job accident, the employer disputed the details and the case moved to mediation. We advocated for what our client rightfully deserved, and resolved the matter by reaching a $150,000 settlement.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.


$40,000 Workers’ Compensation Settlement

The experienced workers’ compensation lawyers with Lugar Law PC recently assisted an employee after suffering a hip injury. With no current surgical recommendation, we negotiated to settle their Virginia workers’ comp claim for $40,000.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.