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January 17, 2017
Recently, Portner & Shure attorney, Kevin Ruby, won a verdict of $6,449.64 in Loudoun County’s General District Court. In this auto accident case, our client was T-boned in the middle of an intersection after the defendant made an improper left turn into our client’s vehicle. Geico denied... Read More
January 11, 2017
Although about 95% of all auto accident cases settle before litigation arises, sometimes court is necessary in order to obtain the compensation the client is entitled. There are many different reasons why a car accident case does not settle, including a liability dispute, minimal property damage,... Read More
January 11, 2017
Traffic lights are just a normal part of life when driving on the road. We all take them for granted in that they are only there to maintain a steady even flow of traffic. Traffic signals play a much bigger role: they save lives. Intersections without traffic signals tend to have a higher number of... Read More
December 16, 2016
On June 24, 2016, our client was involved in a rear-end car accident in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Just this month, Portner & Shure attorney, Kevin Ruby, and our litigation department helped settle this case prior to trial. Initially, Geico denied liability as they typically do in a low-... Read More
December 16, 2016
Our first advice is to never talk to a liability carrier, but if you do, here are some things to never say: 1.      Sorry—implies fault 2.      I’m fine—many injuries take time to show up. Oftentimes you feel far worse the next day 3.      Sure, record me—carriers love to obtain recorded statements... Read More
December 16, 2016
“So happy to have found this firm. They helped me with all my needs in this difficult time. They guided my through the entire process. A special thanks to Amy P. for dealing with me, as I probably called her a hundred times she always had a positive attitude. I would definitely recommend this place... Read More
December 16, 2016
With the holiday season in full swing and cheaper gas prices, millions of people are travelling on Virginia’s roadways. The volume, as you may have noticed, has increased in many areas. So has the number of both serious and fatal car crashes. To reduce the accidents, Virginia Police have increased... Read More
December 16, 2016
We want to congratulate Norma Guevara, a paralegal in our Spanish Department, who was just married. She has been with Portner & Shure for 9 years and we are all so happy for her and her husband. Norma already has two kids and recently adopted a third child. All three of them are happy for their... Read More
December 16, 2016
Recently, Portner & Shure attorney, Kevin Ruby and the litigation department settled a high-impact rear-end accident in Loudoun County, Virginia. Our client suffered serious neck, back, and leg injuries. He faces permanent injuries in his neck and back and will require a discectomy and... Read More
December 01, 2016
We’ve all seen those signs in Virginia stating that the speed limit is enforced by aircraft and we’ve all wondered if that is actually true. Virginia state police have actually lacked the funding for using speed-detecting aircraft for the last 7 years. So if you’re one of the many people who have... Read More

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