Workplace Violence Everyone deserves to feel safe at work, but unfortunately, sometimes this does not happen. If you have experienced workplace violence, you may have been physically injured, emotionally traumatized, or concerned about future violence. You should know that you…Continue Reading
Incorrect Diagnoses Made in Emergency Room
Incorrect Diagnoses Made in Emergency Room Going to the emergency room is usually an unpleasant experience, but a wrong diagnosis can add stress and delay treatment. In some cases, a misdiagnosis could even lead to permanent damage or a fatal…Continue Reading
Virginia Governor Signs VCDPA Amendment Bills into Law
Virginia Governor Signs VCDPA Amendment Bills into Law The Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA) was established to address consumer privacy issues and concerns, including the use and storage of customer data by businesses. Included in the law are a…Continue Reading
Does Workers Compensation Cover Assault, Battery, and Other Workplace Attacks?
Does Workers Compensation Cover Assault, Battery, and Other Workplace Attacks? As usual the answer is not a simple yes or no on whether an attack on you during work hours will be considered compensable under workers compensation laws. In some…Continue Reading
Can Undocumented Immigrants Get Workers’ Comp in Virginia?
Can Undocumented Immigrants Get Workers’ Comp in Virginia? The common question of whether undocumented immigrant workers are entitled to benefits under Virginia Workers Compensation Act is a common question. Undocumented workers are eligible for some workers’ compensation benefits, but not…Continue Reading
Medical Bill Debt Collection Practices
Medical Bill Debt Collection Practices Medical debt can happen to anyone at any time. No one ever plans to get sick and require an expensive treatment they cannot afford, but it does happen. As a result, people often have questions…Continue Reading
Contributory Negligence in Virginia
What is Contributory Negligence in Virginia? Contributory negligence is a legal doctrine used as a defense in personal injury lawsuits in Virginia. While the majority of States use comparative negligence principles, Virginia is a pure contributory negligent State. As a…Continue Reading
Underinsured Motorist Coverage
Underinsured Motorist Coverage What happens if you are in a car accident and the other driver does not have enough insurance to cover all your damages, such as medical care, car repairs, and pain and suffering? Car Accident: Uninsured Motorist…Continue Reading
What is Considered a Permanent Injury in Virginia?
What is Considered a Permanent Injury in Virginia? In any personal injury case, your lawyer will want to determine how much you should receive in damages. There are economic damages, like medical bills, property damage, and lost wages from time…Continue Reading
Student Injured at School in Virginia
Student Injured at School in Virginia Every parent wants their child to be safe at school, but if they are injured, what happens? This is just the first of many questions. Who is responsible for their medical bills and other…Continue Reading