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  • 6 Surprising DUI Facts We all know the dangers of drinking and driving, but there are many things about DUIs that our clients are surprised to learn: 1) Under the Influence: What does being "under the influence" in Virginia ... Continue Reading
  • Student Pedestrian Hit in Crosswalk Settles for $3,675,000 She walks through the newly refinished part of campus on a rainy night with her friend. As the pair begin to cross the walkway, she observes an oncoming vehicle. In a moment of selflessness, she ... Continue Reading
  • Seven Types of Social Security Disability Benefits in Virginia 1) Disability Insurance Benefits: These are benefits payable to individuals who are disabled to work and are insured, generally meaning, those who have worked and paid FICA taxes for 5 out of the last ... Continue Reading
  • Recent Vacated Rape Conviction Shows the Need for Proper Criminal Defense Counsel Edgar Coker, at the age of 15, pleaded guilty to rape and burglary after his Stafford, Virginia attorney failed to provide reasonably competent representation. Coker, now 22, has had his conviction ... Continue Reading
  • Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney | Silly Virginia Laws There are countless outdated laws still on the books today. Below are some of the strangest laws in Virginia that have never been repealed: Bribery is prohibited by all persons except political ... Continue Reading
  • Tort Reform Legislation Tort Reform legislation is an attempt by Congress to modify and supplant an individual's rights and recoveries under tort law. Legislators want to control aggregate costs of tort liability for certain ... Continue Reading
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