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
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
Automobile insurance policies are intended to protect drivers and passengers from harm in the event of an accident or injury caused by the use or operation of an automobile. As a recent case of the Virginia Court of Appeals shows, the extent of the coverage provided by your Virginia automobile policy may be broader than 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
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
Rakin, Justin, and I take great pride in helping our clients rebuild their lives with dignity after suffering an injury or losing a loved one due to no fault of their own. On a very practical level, our ability to do so is controlled by the amount of insurance available to compensate our clients. Having Read MoreRead More
We are very happy to report that beginning June 1, 2021, passengers in taxicabs permitted to operate in the City of Alexandria will have a minimum of $100,000 of automobile insurance available to them if injured in a crash. This level of coverage is a much-needed increase in coverage and will significantly benefit all who Read MoreRead More
In mid-February, we asked readers of our monthly eNewsletter to make their voices heard regarding pending legislation at the Virginia State House that could affect those who are hurt due to no fault of their own. Here is a quick summary of what happened during the most recent legislative session. What passed? Senate Bill 1182 Read MoreRead More
The purpose of article is to explain the basic elements of a car insurance policy. All too often, we discover that a client’s insurance policy doesn’t adequately cover the injuries they sustain due to someone else’s negligence, especially in car accident cases. Don’t let this happen to you! Since we first recorded the video referenced 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"