How to Spot Nursing Home Abuse

November 28, 2023
According to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), around 10% of elders experience some form of abuse. Entrusting a loved one to a nursing home is a weighty decision, driven by the desire to ensure their well-being and receive the care they deserve. Unfortunately, instances of nursing home abuse can occur, emphasizing the need […]

Do You Have to Pay Your Medical Bills from a Personal Injury Settlement or Verdict?

September 29, 2023
If you’ve been injured at no fault of your own, you likely have a number of medical bills. Naturally you may be curious about who’s responsible for paying these bills if you receive a personal injury settlement or verdict. While the answer isn’t always straightforward, understanding the factors involved can assist you in navigating this […]

What Kinds of Cases do Personal Injury Lawyers Handle?

September 26, 2023
Personal injury law involves a wide range of case types. If you have experienced an injury at no fault of your own because of someone else’s negligence, you may be able to bring a personal injury lawsuit. In this post, we discuss a number of different types of personal injury cases. The Process of a […]

What Does Litigation Mean in a Personal Injury Case?

September 24, 2023
In personal injury cases, many clients hope to reach a settlement without having to go to court. But if a fair resolution cannot be reached through settlement negotiations, it becomes crucial to litigate your case with an experienced trial lawyer who cares about you and your case. Litigation refers to the process of resolving disputes […]

Virginia Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Cases: A Comprehensive Guide

September 23, 2023
Personal injuries can have a serious impact on you and your loved ones. If you’ve been hurt in Virginia at no fault of your own, it’s important to be aware of the time limit within which you must bring a personal injury lawsuit. This comprehensive guide by RVA Personal Injury Lawyers aims to provide you […]

“You Can’t Get Nowhere with a Thousand-Dollar Saddle on a Ten-Dollar Horse.”

September 15, 2023
“You can’t get nowhere with a thousand-dollar saddle on a ten-dollar horse.” That line comes from a story that Gerry Spence is known to share: Uncle Slim points to a dude in the corral trying to saddle a beaten-up horse with a fancy saddle, made of black leather lined with silver. Slim turns to Spence and […]

Learn From Everyone

September 15, 2023
The Courtroom Deputies placed their bets. And they got it right. I found out after a recent trial that the Courtroom Deputies accurately predicted the verdict. Impressive, but not surprising. The Deputies are in court every day. They watch case after case, lawyer after lawyer, and they know what the Judge will do better than […]

You Need a Lawyer With Grit

September 15, 2023
There is one thing that separates good from great. Grit. All great trial lawyers have it. “Great trial lawyers did not become great overnight. They are gritty individuals who often lost in their early careers and did not lose sight of the long-term goal of improving and learning from each loss. They were not easily […]

Experience Matters

September 15, 2023
You are standing in the middle of the courtroom. The jury is staring at you. And the judge is waiting. What you decide to do next matters. And it is informed not just by the few weeks of preparation you did for that case, but by that preparation AND who you have become as a […]

Prepare For Trial – Nothing Else Matters

September 15, 2023
If you try cases, only five things matter. Everything else is a distraction. 1. Jury Selection 2. Opening Statement 3. Direct Examinations 4. Cross-Examinations 5. Closing Argument That’s it. Effective trial lawyers approach everything that they do with an eye towards those five things. There really is no need to get lost in the pretrial […]

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