Some people ask me – “why should I give a Norfolk, Va car accident lawyer 33 percent of my settlement when I can just negotiate with an insurance adjuster on my own?” Fair question. Here is the answer: Auto insurance companies hope you try to handle your case on your own so they can take… Continue reading Army of One – Why Trying to Get a Good Settlement on Your Own is a Huge Mistake
Yes, you probably still have a legitimate personal injury claim if you were hit by another driver who was careless or reckless in operating their vehicle. It’s important to understand that auto insurance companies are not your friends. Do not fall for the commercials that wax poetic about insurance companies saving the day during a… Continue reading The Insurance Company is Denying My Claim Because of an Alleged Pre-Existing Condition. Do I Still Have a Case?
Let’s say you are traveling on Interstate 264 (I-264) headed to MacArthur Center in Norfolk, VA when you are rear-ended by another vehicle. You suffered serious injuries requiring $15,000 worth of medical care and forced you to miss a month of work resulting in lost wages of $5,000. Your injuries also caused serious neck pain… Continue reading Explaining Pain and Suffering Damages for Norfolk Personal Injury Claims
If you or a loved one was bitten by a dog in or around Norfolk, Virginia (VA), you probably have questions about your legal rights. I am here to help. Below are some common questions related to dog bite injuries and what you can do to pursue financial restitution for your medical expenses, lost wages,… Continue reading Attacked by a Dog – Norfolk Dog Bite Lawyer Provides Answers to Key Questions
Many people mistakenly believe that if they hire a Norfolk personal injury lawyer and file an injury claim with the other driver’s insurance company, their medical bills will be held or delayed until the resolution of the claim. Unfortunately, that is not how it works. The billing for your treatment at the hospital, and any… Continue reading How to Manage Major Medical Bills After a Serious Car Accident in Norfolk
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and I cannot over-emphasize the importance of refraining from texting and driving. Far too many innocent lives are taken by distracted driving. In fact, over 3,000 people were killed and over 430,000 were injured in car crashed involving at least one distracted driver, according to Distraction.gov. Reports show that with… Continue reading Death by Text – Do Not Become a Victim
Let’s say you’re driving on Granby Street in Norfolk, Virginia going 15 miles over the speed limit. You then notice a traffic jam up ahead and you slam on your brakes causing the vehicle behind you to hit your car. You wind up suffering injuries from the collision and file a personal injury claim against… Continue reading Understanding The Contributory Negligence Defense