By Rakin Hamad | Published September 21, 2021 | |
Occasionally during lunch at Curcio Law, we discuss interesting movies and TV shows that we have watched. This past week, Worth, a film on Netflix, garnered a unique conversation. The film details how and why the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund was created and mirrors much of what Tom experienced firsthand while offering pro bono Read MoreRead More
While kids are returning to school and the summer comes to a close, the temperatures in Alexandria continue to be very hot. Excessive heat can be a very real danger that can lead to a tragic loss. As we wrote in 2019, and again in 2013, hot car deaths are avoidable tragedies that occur every year. So Read MoreRead More
After the plaintiff files a lawsuit, several pretrial motions can be made by either party before the actual trial begins. The party that files the motion is called the movant, and the party responding to the motion is called the respondent. Usually, the goal of pretrial motions are to limit or narrow the issues for Read MoreRead More
You are injured in a car accident or a slip or trip and fall, and believe someone else is liable for your damages. Whether the driver of another vehicle crashed into you because they were texting or a business owner forgot to put up a hazard sign near a slippery surface, there are many instances Read MoreRead More
You were injured in an accident that you believe was caused by someone else, which is often true in car accidents and slip or trip and falls. The other person may have been speeding, missed a road sign, or was driving recklessly. Alternatively, you may have fallen on someone’s commercial or private property due to Read MoreRead More
At Curcio Law, we have noticed the increase in motor vehicle-pedestrian collisions and the increase in the severity of injuries for those pedestrians. So, it’s no surprise to us that the Governors Highway Safety Association reports that pedestrian fatalities increased across the country by 53% between 2009 and 2018. In Virginia specifically, there was an Read MoreRead More
Your lawyer has worked hard to establish and prove liability and damages, send a demand letter to the defendant’s insurance company, and undergo negotiations with the insurance company to reach a settlement. A vast majority of personal injury claims are settled, but there are times when a settlement can’t be reached. When this happens, it’s Read MoreRead More
The settlement process of a personal injury claim cannot begin until you have determined liability and have proof that you sustained damages during the accident that led to your claim. It is important to note that you should always wait until you’ve reached your maximum medical improvement (MMI), which means you’ve recovered as much as Read MoreRead More
The two main components you need to have to file a successful personal injury claim are liability and damages. Liability is the legal term for holding at-fault parties responsible for the damages they cause. For liability to be established, you need to prove that another party failed to act reasonably under the circumstances then existing. Read MoreRead More
Liability is the legal term for holding at-fault parties responsible for the damages they cause. A party is negligent if they fail to act as a reasonable party would. A party is liable, or responsible, for any injury that their negligence caused. If another party — whether they be the driver of another car, a Read MoreRead More
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"$100,000.00, Auto Accident, Broken Leg"
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