Statutes of Limitations

By: Jonathan Simms

When a person is injured or a contract is broken in Virginia, the person who is injured, the plaintiff, has a certain period of time, known as a limitations period or statute of limitations, in which to file her lawsuit …

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Medical Malpractice and Medical Bills

By: Jonathan Simms

Immediately after an injury, a person injured by medical malpractice is typically not thinking about how best to maintain their records to increase the odds of a favorable recovery. Their main focus is typically on the pain they are suffering, …

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Prevailing in a Personal Injury Premises Liability Lawsuit

By: Stephanie Duran

Prevailing in a Personal Injury Premises Liability Lawsuit Premises liability cases occur whenever someone is injured on another’s property. In Virginia, plaintiffs must prove certain elements in order to prevail in a personal injury lawsuit: The landowner owed a duty …

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Personal Injury and Medicare

By: Jonathan Simms

When medicare covers some or all costs related to a personal injury, the injured person, or her family, must submit certain paperwork to the government in certain circumstances. This post is not intended to be comprehensive because the requirements on …

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Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury

By: Jonathan Simms

When a covered worker suffers personal injury while working, she is entitled to be compensated under Virginia Code § 65.2-100 et seq. Virginia requires that employers who meet certain criteria maintain coverage under the workers’ compensation act. Under that act, …

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