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Preparing for Trial: How We Prepare For Our Jury

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 More

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Virtual Blood Drive Highlights Lawyers Working Together

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 More

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Preparing for Trial: Overcoming the Defense’s Case

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 More

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The Evolving Use of Social Media as Evidence

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 More

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Preparing For Trial: Witness and Exhibit Lists

“It’s not what you know; it’s what you can prove.” This iconic line from the movie Training Day shows us the importance of evidence during jury trials. The evidence shared with the jury will consist of testimony from witnesses and exhibits. Before deliberations, the jury will be instructed through the jury instructions to only consider Read More

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Updates from the Virginia Legislative Session

As the Virginia Legislature continues to work through the 2022 legislative session, here are a few updates regarding some of the pending bills that we brought to your attention in a previous blog. HB 1132- The purpose of this bill is to allow the Court to pay settlement funds directly to a responsible adult (usually Read More

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20 Years Later, Pro Bono Work Representing 9/11 Victims Still A Career Highlight

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 More

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How To Avoid Hot Car Tragedy

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 More

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The Importance of Pre-trial Motions to Your Case

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 More

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Discovery: Requests for Admission

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 More

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