By Rakin Hamad | Published November 28, 2023 | |
According to the original report by the Albuquerque Journal, A Santa Fe jury has awarded a Valencia County family a staggering $36 million in damages following a lawsuit against State Farm Insurance. The lawsuit was prompted by a fatal head-on collision that occurred in 2017, taking the life of a young woman, Andrea Lovato, and Read MoreRead More
As you cozy up in your favorite sweater, sipping on that pumpkin spice latte, let’s chat about premises liability. It’s a legal concept that reminds property owners to keep their spaces safe for visitors, workers, and residents. When they fall short, accidents can happen. Autumn arrives with its unique set of challenges, including slippery leaves Read MoreRead More
Your auto insurance carrier, like USAA, may have sent you a letter recently about a change in Virginia law that will “increase your premiums” unless you fill out and return an underinsured motorist (UM) Coverage Selection form or something similar. These letters that insurance companies are sending sound like they are trying to help you Read MoreRead More
Recently, a 17-year-old driver of a black BMW M3 was charged with reckless driving after losing control and crashing into a patrol officer’s vehicle and another vehicle pulled over for a routine traffic stop on Fairfax County Parkway. Chief Kevin Davis said that the 17-year-old driver was going “well over 120 mph”. Video released by Read MoreRead More
At Curcio Law, we are committed to protecting our clients and maximizing their personal injury recovery. As part of our commitment, we continue to stay informed on all relevant legislature changes in the DC Metropolitan Area. In keeping with that commitment, on March 16, 2023, Stephanie attended an information webinar with the Trial Lawyers Association Read MoreRead More
With the unfortunate news of the Queen passing and the subsequent induction ceremony of King Charles III, we thought this would be a good time to explain sovereign immunity in Virginia. You may wonder how the royal family in England relates to sovereign immunity in Virginia. Still, the truth is that sovereign immunity in Virginia Read MoreRead More
In every jury trial, the jury is the fact-finder. In personal injury cases, this means that the jury evaluates all the evidence presented at trial, considers the credibility of the witnesses, and, applying their common sense and life experiences, determines what the facts are. Then provided with the law by the judge in the form Read MoreRead More
This month at Curcio Law, we have all signed up to donate blood with the American Red Cross as part of the joint Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA), Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (VADA), and Virginia Bar Association (VBA) Young Lawyers Virtual Blood Drive. This virtual blood drive is the result of a great idea Read MoreRead More
As the plaintiff, the injured party must present their case-in-chief to the jury before the defendant’s case. In their case-in-chief, the plaintiff must prove liability and damages. That is, the plaintiff must first prove that the defendant was negligent in causing the plaintiff’s injuries. Then the plaintiff must prove the defendant’s negligent behavior caused every Read MoreRead More
Recently, I had the pleasure of participating on a panel as part of a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course offered by the Fairfax Bar Association. As a member of the Fairfax Bar Association, Curcio Law is honored to participate in these seminars and share our knowledge with our peers. The topic discussed was the discoverability Read MoreRead More
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