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6 Reasons Not to Give a Recorded Statement After a Car Crash

Dealing with injuries you suffer in a car crash can be a traumatic and overwhelming experience. If the other driver was negligent, it may be difficult to navigate the legal process and file a personal injury claim while coping with your injuries. An insurance adjuster may call you within days of your car crash and [...]

September 1st, 2023||

Determining the Value of Your Fairfax Truck Crash Case

You could suffer devasting injuries if a negligent truck driver in Northern Virginia hits your car. If you were hurt in a truck crash and file a personal injury claim, you may wonder about the potential value of your claim. Determining the exact amount you can recover in a truck accident is challenging, and it [...]

August 16th, 2023||

Why You Need an Attorney After a Fairfax Rear-End Collision

There are approximately 2.5 million rear-end collisions each year in the U.S. They are responsible for approximately 28% of all crashes, making it the most common type of vehicle accident. Additionally, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reports that rear-end crashes account for nearly 1 million injuries and 2,000 deaths every year. Because it’s likely [...]

June 1st, 2023||

Protecting Your Rights After a Virginia Bicycle Accident

Northern Virginia has invested millions of dollars into its bicycle infrastructure. However, even with the addition of new bicycle lanes and paths across Fairfax County and the National Capital Region, accidents are common. In the aftermath of a serious bicycle collision, victims often struggle to obtain the compensation needed to begin rebuilding their lives. While [...]

When to Call a Virginia Boat Accident Attorney

Virginia has thousands of miles of shoreline. Each year, visitors from across the region travel to enjoy the Old Dominion’s Atlantic coast, fast-moving rivers, and picturesque lakes. While taking a boat down the Potomac or Roanoke River can be fun for the whole family, the number of boaters can make Virginia waterways dangerous. When boaters [...]

April 18th, 2023||

Rear-End Collisions in Virginia

Rear-end collisions are believed to constitute one-third of all motor vehicle accidents. While these crashes have a variety of causes, they all have the potential to inflict devastating and life-threatening injuries.  Rear-End Crashes: a Preventable Accident Rear-end collisions are often referred to as minor accidents or “fender benders.” However, according to the National Transportation Safety [...]

February 15th, 2023||

VA Car Crash Lawsuits if You Weren’t Wearing a Seat Belt

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), vehicle accidents are the number one cause of death for those aged 1 – 54. Over half of those deaths are due to vehicle occupants not wearing seat belts. These life-saving devices are sometimes ignored because passengers say they’re uncomfortable, and passengers also say that [...]

January 18th, 2023||

What to Do After a Virginia School Bus Accident

Few parents think twice about sending their child to school on a community or district bus. While accidents do happen, they don’t occur often. In fact, some reports suggest that children are safer in school buses than they are in their parents’ cars. However, the statistical safety of school buses does not mean that accidents [...]

December 16th, 2022||

How a Lawyer Can Help Your Semi-Truck Accident Claim

Vehicle accidents are common; however, some collisions are more likely to end in serious injury than others. Semi-truck crashes are often especially devastating, leaving victims disfigured, disabled, and sometimes deceased.  Why Hire a Virginia Semi-Truck Attorney Semi-truck accidents are different than other types of collisions. Not only are these crashes more likely to inflict serious, [...]

November 1st, 2022||

How Contingency Fees Make Hiring a Lawyer Easy

The aftermath of a serious automobile accident can challenge even the most robust insurance policies. If you’re injured in a crash, Virginia law affords car crash victims the right to file legal claims for damages, but hiring a competent, experienced attorney might seem like a financial impossibility. However, Kearney, Freeman, Fogarty & Joshi, PLLC works [...]

October 14th, 2022||
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