By Tom Curcio | Published June 15, 2020 | |
How do I prove damages? 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 Read MoreRead More
How do I prove liability in a personal injury claim? 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 Read MoreRead More
The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is not only potentially deadly, but can be transmitted by individuals who are not showing any symptoms, so people might fear that they’ve contracted the illness even if they feel fine. While the virus has existed in the United States for months, obtaining a test is still difficult in Read MoreRead More
The three-legged piano stool Three legs needed for a personal injury case to stand: Liability, Damages, and Insurance Thousands of people are injured every day because of others’ negligence, yet no one expects it to happen to them. If you are injured in an accident, you may feel uncertain about whether you should — or Read MoreRead More
When filing a personal injury claim, many clients have the same question: how long is this going to take? There is no concrete answer to this question, as the time it takes to resolve a personal injury claim depends on several factors, including how complicated the case is, how much medical treatment is needed, and Read MoreRead More
We are blessed to have a civil justice system built upon the fundamental principle that each of us is responsible for the consequences of our actions. In the area of personal injury law, that means that if a person is negligent (i.e. careless) and another person is injured due to the carelessness, the injured person Read MoreRead More
Plaintiffs in personal injury cases have experienced some form of bodily injury caused by the negligence of another. In order to treat their injuries, plaintiffs often incur significant medical bills. A frequent question we get during our initial client meeting is how are the bills to be paid. Who pays the bills and when can Read MoreRead More
While boats are incredibly fun, between just cruising to wakeboarding and surfing, they are still machines and can be very dangerous if not respected or used properly. Here are a few tips to stay safe while on a boat. Prepare a Pre-Departure checklist. Designate a 2nd Mate Make sure to have at least two people on Read MoreRead More
On a day when we celebrate what makes America great—lite beer, freedom, greasy food, and baseball—we often end the celebrations with fireworks. Our most favorite Chinese appropriated pastime, fireworks, are both beautiful and dangerous, and like moths to flames, we gravitate towards those stands that pop up at the end of every June. While dangerous, Read MoreRead More
Yes, it is nearly that time of the year when roses sell for more than premium gas, and when chocolate is consumed by the ton. It is Valentine’s Day, when a burning love reigns supreme, whether that be the love between two or more people, between a person and their animal(s), or between a person Read MoreRead More
Tom Curcio, the driving force behind Curcio Law, is a dedicated trial lawyer with more than 35 years of experience in Northern Virginia. He has dedicated his career to representing people who have been seriously injured through no fault of their own. He works tirelessly to obtain the compensation his clients are legally entitled to…
Rakin Hamad is a graduate of the George Mason Law School and joined Curcio Law as an associate in August 2018. Rakin works closely with Tom Curcio and staff in preparing cases from the initial client meeting through trial and has been a perfect fit for the firm. During law school, Rakin interned at the…
Justin Curcio received his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 2015, where he was awarded an academic scholarship. During law school, he worked for the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office and the law firm of Bartlett, McDonough & Monaghan, LLP. Justin also spent a semester studying law at the University of Glasgow…
As the firm’s office manager, Kathy McAfee is dedicated to making sure the office runs smoothly and that the team has what it needs by way of resources, technology, and supplies to best serve our clients. Kathy graduated with a B.A. in Sociology from Roanoke College in 1986 and afterward, returned to Alexandria. She began…
Riann Winget, a native Texan, graduated with a BA in Psychology and a Minor in Legal Studies from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017. She was a member of the varsity soccer team, Chi Omega Sorority, and was on the university board for Big Brothers Big Sisters. After graduation, she joined AmeriCorps and taught preschool…
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