- Personal Injury
The dangers of our modern highways are a fact no matter how hard we try
to drive safely. Unfortunately serious injuries occur because of the
carelessness of others. The cost in medical bills, loss of work, pain, suffering
and permanent injury often happens to those that are injured through no fault
of their own. But they may be entitled to recover money from the responsible
party and other sources. However, the complexities of dealing with various
forms of insurance coverage and insurance companies often requires the
advice and help of a counselor to be certain all available coverage is used for
the maximum benefit of the injured client. We can help with our 48 years of
- Wrongful Death
Just as the consequences of personal injury to innocent people can result in
large financial stress, the death of a loved one or bread winner can be
devastating. Not only is the personal loss of companionship and affection
unbearable, the monetary loss is usually catastrophic. The help of an
experienced professional can often ease the monetary loss; Nothing can
ease the pain of personal loss.
When a worker is injured on the job in most cases he or she is entitled to
certain benefits no matter of fault. These benefits would include lifetime
medical benefits for the injury, partial reimbursement of lost wages and
some other benefits as provided by Virginia law, such as an adjustment for
permanent conditions. Unfortunately, workers' compensation insurance
companies pick over almost every case very carefully and seek to reject
claims for small technical reasons often making seemingly clear cases a
problem. A lawyer can often help workers assert their legitimate claims even
when the insurance carriers are making the process difficult.
In a general practice there are several areas of law that a lawyer can be of help.
We draft non complex wills and other estate planning documents. We
can also assist in the organization of small businesses and advise on
contract disputes and other business related matters.