By Rakin Hamad | Published August 26, 2021 | |
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 MoreRead More
As we enter the second half of the summer, it is essential for boaters and their passengers to refresh some boater safety guidelines. Unfortunately, here in Northern Virginia, boating accidents and drownings occur on the Potomac River every year. These boating-related accidents, injuries, and deaths can be avoided by taking proper measures. First and foremost, Read MoreRead More
For our clients, colleagues, friends, and neighbors who live in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County, the past two weeks have brought sad and alarming news. On June 3, 2021, a fatal motor vehicle collision occurred involving a cyclist struck while crossing Telegraph Road at Franconia Road. And just 2 hours later, a pedestrian was 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
At Curcio Law, we have noticed the increase in motor vehicle-pedestrian collisions and the increase in the severity of injuries for those pedestrians. So, it’s no surprise to us that the Governors Highway Safety Association reports that pedestrian fatalities increased across the country by 53% between 2009 and 2018. In Virginia specifically, there was an Read MoreRead More
Homeowner’s insurance coverage covers your home and your assets from certain loses that may occur. But what about injuries to someone else? What about injuries to someone else not on your property? Injuries on the Property Homeowner’s insurance typically includes liability coverage to the homeowner for injuries sustained by someone while on the homeowner’s property. Read MoreRead More
The weather may be cooling off, the sun is lower when we leave the office, and yellow school buses are back on the road, all signs that children are back in school. Now, while you may lament the added traffic and curse the day you leave after the bus, making you 20 minutes late for Read MoreRead More
Sometimes when I’m driving, especially in Northern Virginia, I wish all drivers were part of a hive mind. With one mind we can anticipate everything because we all share the same thoughts. It’s this aspect I wish I had when driving because then we might all know when people were changing lanes. I am talking Read MoreRead More
When it comes to bodies of water I am confident in my abilities to stay afloat, but that doesn’t mean I do not respect the dangers all bodies of water threaten. This past Sunday, a man and two of his friends went out fishing on the Potomac near Mount Vernon. While details from the excursion Read MoreRead More
A weekend of food has arrived. Below we’ve mentioned a few tips to stay safe while cooking around grills. Be sure to fully defrost all meat before cooking on the grill. If not fully defrosted, the outside will cook and the inside may be raw. Always keep your grill on a flat site, away from Read MoreRead More
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