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Statute of Limitations for Virginia Vehicle Accidents

June 16, 2022 by the Parrish Law Firm
Statute of Limitations for Virginia Vehicle Accidents

In general, the statute of limitations for Virginia vehicle accidents is two years. The statute of limitations is essentially a time limit. It is imposed by the state and determines the amount of time you have to file a lawsuit against the driver whose negligence caused your car accident. Understanding and complying with the filing…


Contributory Negligence in Virginia: What You Need to Know

June 15, 2022 by the Parrish Law Firm
Contributory Negligence in Virginia: What You Need to Know

The state of Virginia apportions fault in any type of negligence-based accident in percentages. What you need to know about contributory negligence in Virginia is that having even a single percentage of fault or negligence assigned to you means you are barred from recovering any monetary damages at all. This is where your case can…


Statute of Limitations for Virginia Personal Injury Cases

June 15, 2022 by the Parrish Law Firm
Statute of Limitations for Virginia Personal Injury Cases

The statute of limitations for Virginia personal injury cases is generally two years. The statutory clock starts running on the date of your accident. The state imposes this filing deadline to ensure the case is handled in a timely fashion, prevent the facts from becoming distorted, and ensure lawsuits are not filed frivolously. In personal…


Help! The At-Fault Driver is Lying About My Accident

May 24, 2022 by the Parrish Law Firm
Help! The At-Fault Driver is Lying About My Accident

When you were 7 years old with your hand caught in the cookie jar, you might have tried to lie your way out of trouble. Back then, the worst that would happen is a quick scolding. When you’re an adult, lying can have much more severe consequences, especially when an accident or collision is involved….


Virginia Car Accident Settlement Process and Timeline

April 27, 2022 by the Parrish Law Firm
Virginia Car Accident Settlement Process and Timeline

If you or someone you love was injured in a car accident, you need to understand how the Virginia car accident settlement process and timeline work. One of the easiest ways to gain this understanding and avoid putting your right to recover damages at risk is by consulting a personal injury lawyer in your area….


Biggest Misconceptions Regarding Virginia Car Accident Cases

April 27, 2022 by the Parrish Law Firm
Biggest Misconceptions Regarding Virginia Car Accident Cases

If you or someone you love was injured in a car accident, you need to know how state and local laws and regulations will affect your potential insurance company or lawsuit. When you decide to pursue the at-fault driver to recover damages after the accident, a personal injury lawyer will explain the biggest misconceptions regarding…


Virginia Car Accident Compensation Laws

April 27, 2022 by the Parrish Law Firm
Virginia Car Accident Compensation Laws

Virginia is an at-fault state, which means the driver whose negligence caused the accident is responsible for its financial consequences. If you were injured when another vehicle collided with your car, a personal injury lawyer can explain Virginia’s car accident compensation laws. Various state laws will require you to gather evidence, prove the at-fault driver’s…


Do I Have A Personal Injury Case? Questions to Ask Yourself

April 12, 2022 by the Parrish Law Firm
Do I Have A Personal Injury Case? Questions to Ask Yourself

The worst case scenario happens. You’ve been injured in a car accident, dog bite incident or some other personal injury, and now you’re wondering to yourself, “Can I recover damages related to my personal injury?”. Don’t fret! We’re here to help. Here is a very simple set of questions you can ask yourself to determine…


Dangerous Teen Driver Behaviors (+ Advice)

March 8, 2022 by the Parrish Law Firm
Dangerous Teen Driver Behaviors (+ Advice)

Whenever you see scenes of people driving recklessly in movies, chances are it involves rowdy teens trying to show off. Well, sadly that’s not too far off from how it is in real life. Teenagers, finally free from being driven everywhere by their parents, often take their newfound freedoms a bit too far. What most…


Meet Alvaro Sahagun, Winner of the Parrish Law Firm Academic Scholarship

February 17, 2022 by the Parrish Law Firm

“I am a first-generation Mexican-American;” wrote Alvaro Sahagun to start the essay that won him the $1,000 Parrish Law Firm Academic Scholarship. “My parents immigrated from Mexico to the U.S. for a better lifestyle, but faced multiple economic hardships.” Sacrificing close access with friends and family, the Sahagun family moved to the U.S. and struggled…


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