By Tom Curcio | Published November 1, 2022 | |
I have had the privilege of serving on the Boyd-Graves Conference for many years. The Boyd-Graves Conference is an invitation-only group of experienced civil trial lawyers and judges. Acting by consensus of its membership, the conference recommends changes to the Code of Virginia and the Rules of Court relating to state court civil litigation. The Read MoreRead More
It’s that time of year again. Students will be heading back to school, so extra caution is required when traveling our neighborhood roadways. It’s an exciting time of year; however, it will probably take a little while before drivers’ and students’ familiar bus safety habits are back in focus. We thought a brief safety refresher Read MoreRead More
A common question prospective and current clients ask us is how an actual civil trial proceeds and what occurs during the trial. While each of the parts of a trial discussed below will be addressed in greater detail in blogs to come, this overview provides a quick summary for a basic understanding. Keep in mind Read MoreRead More
One of the goals of our eNewsletter (you can subscribe on our homepage) is to inform you, our readers, about new laws that interest our practice and, therefore, may impact our clients, friends, and family. Here is a summary of some of the laws passed in the 2022 legislative session and signed into law by Read MoreRead More
We are very excited to report on a significant change to Virginia’s automobile insurance laws passed in this year’s legislative session. This law will significantly benefit consumers by providing the full coverage limits purchased when such limits are needed most. As many of you know, and we have written about before, Virginia law requires that Read MoreRead More
We have now passed the two-year mark for the Covid pandemic. I’m sure it has challenged each of you in many and varied ways, as it has us. Hopefully, similar to all of us at the firm, things in your personal and professional lives are beginning to resemble life pre-Covid. A very welcomed change for Read MoreRead More
As the Virginia Legislature has convened for the 2022 legislative session, several bills are pending that I would like to call to your attention. But before discussing those, a quick reminder that effective January 1, 2022, the mandatory minimum limits of automobile insurance in Virginia have increased from $25,000/person, $50,000/accident to $30,000/person, $60,000/accident. The limits Read MoreRead More
As in all successful journeys, you must know your ultimate destination at the beginning of the trip. Handling a personal injury case on behalf of a client is a journey that the client and lawyer take together, sometimes taking 2 to 3 years to complete. To be successful on the client’s behalf, the experienced personal Read MoreRead More
We have written before about our membership in the Injury Board (IB), which includes a select group of personal injury lawyers from around the US and UK who advocate for safety and consumer issues and believe in giving back to the communities in which they live and work. All of us are past or present Read MoreRead More
A new statute in VA aims to help protect pedestrians, cyclists, and other vulnerable road users. We want to make sure you are aware. Virginia Code § 46.2-816.1, which took effect on July 1, 2020, allows prosecutors to bring more severe criminal charges when a distracted motor vehicle driver injures a vulnerable road user. A Read MoreRead More
"$2,000,000.00 Auto Pedestrian Hit by Car / Brain Injury"
"$2,000,000.00 Pedestrian Hit By Bus / Broken Foot, Surgery Complications & Partial Choroidal Detachment"
"$2,000,000.00 Wrongful Death Settlement"
"$1,900,000.00 Pedestrian Hit By Truck / Fractured Pelvis & Multiple Surgeries"
"$1,500,000.00 Auto Accident / Wrongful Death"
"$1,200,000.00 Auto Accident / Broken Neck, Punctured Lung"
"$847,500.00 Dangerous Dog Bite / Facial Injury, Scarring"
"$600,000.00 Tractor Trailer Crash / Neck Injury, requiring surgery"
"$595,000.00 (Jury Verdict) Auto Accident / Broken Foot"
"$546,905.00 Auto Accident / Neck injury, Herniated Disc"