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How Does The Virginia Driving Points System Work?

January 11, 2019 by the Parrish Law Firm

We’ve all gotten pulled over at some point or another (no pun intended). Before you know it you have negative 4 points on your driving record and you’re not exactly sure what that means. Well, we’re about to explain how the state and the DMV keep track of your driving record. When you are pulled…


New Year’s Resolutions: How to Get Them to Stick

January 1, 2019 by the Parrish Law Firm

It’s almost time for everyone’s favorite phrase: ”new year, new me”. You’ve heard it a thousand times before and will likely hear it a thousand times in the future. So the real question we should ask ourselves is: how many people do you know that are more or less the same person they were this…


Christmas Safety! (Hint: Your Tree Can Catch Fire)

December 25, 2018 by the Parrish Law Firm

Christmas is the most joyful time of the year — after all we can’t think of any other holiday that combines family bonding with gifts, delicious food and festive decor! Sounds great, right? But here’s a reality check: it’s all fun and holiday games until someone ends up at the ER. Here are common Christmas…


How to Stay Prepared for Snow Storms

December 25, 2018 by the Parrish Law Firm

Winter is here which means it’s time to prepare for the season of snow storms! Whether we get an inch of snow fall or several feet (remember the snowpocalypse of 2009?), it is better to be prepared than to be snowed in or stuck in your home without snow supplies, food or other necessities you…


What Should I Do After A Hit & Run?

December 17, 2018 by the Parrish Law Firm

A “hit and run” accident is when one leaves the scene of an accident in which they are involved. Hit and runs are considered serious offenses in Virginia and typically result from the failure to offer aid to an injured person or exchange information with the owner of the damaged vehicle after an accident occurs….


Virginia Motor Vehicle Code Updates to Know for 2019

December 4, 2018 by the Parrish Law Firm
Virginia Motor Vehicle Code Updates to Know for 2019

One of the most important Virginia motor vehicle code updates to know for 2019 is that children must now stay in rear-facing car seats until age 2 or until they reach their car seat manufacturer’s minimum weight limit for forward facing. For example, if a car seat’s minimum forward-facing weight limit is 25 pounds and…


Everything to Know About a Car Accident Settlement for a Child

December 4, 2018 by the Parrish Law Firm
Everything to Know About a Car Accident Settlement for a Child

Parents never want to see their children suffer, so child car accident injuries can be especially terrifying. Parents can best support their children by helping them recover from physical, mental, and emotional injuries while also pursuing those who are legally responsible for their accident. Find out everything you need to know about obtaining a car…


When Drug Makers Hide Dangerous Side Effects

December 3, 2018 by the Parrish Law Firm
When Drug Makers Hide Dangerous Side Effects

When drug makers hide the dangerous side-effects of their products, patients cannot make an informed decision on whether to take the medication. What is worse, some of the side-effects concealed or glossed over by drug makers are particularly adverse and, in some cases, even life-threatening. A massive legal framework exists to regulate the pharmaceutical industry….


How to Avoid Thanksgiving Disasters

November 21, 2018 by the Parrish Law Firm

Thanksgiving is an exciting time with family gatherings, all-you-can-eat buffets and a chance to get a little tipsy with your siblings and your favorite cousins, but combine a full-house, tons of cooking and booze — and before you know it you might find yourself at the ER if you’re not careful! Common Reasons for Injuries…


Juuling: Not Sure What It Is? Ask Your Kids

November 20, 2018 by the Parrish Law Firm

Juuling is the latest trend to hit the market, and it’s affecting our youth more and more everyday. So what is juuling? It looks like a USB flash drive, it charges as you would charge any USB device, but it’s essentially a modern day, more sleek vape or e-cigarette with various flavor choices. Juuls are…


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