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What to Expect When Going to Trial in Virginia

April 18, 2018 by the Parrish Law Firm

If all your efforts have failed to get you what you and your injury lawyer believe is a fair settlement, it might be time for you to consider your final option: Going to trial. First, you should understand the risks associated with going to trial. It is possible that the jury may side against you….

Infographic: 16 Ways to Have a Safer Holiday Season

November 29, 2017 by the Parrish Law Firm

Between family obligations, holiday traditions, gift shopping, and office or school functions, we have a lot on our minds. Often lost in the holiday hustle and bustle is a concern for safety. But safety hazards are common during the winter holidays and nothing ruins the season more than a trip to the emergency room. Keep…

What is Uninsured (UM) and Underinsured (UIM) Motorist Coverage?

February 27, 2017 by the Parrish Law Firm

Not all drivers carry insurance coverage. In fact, in Virginia, drivers can even opt out of having coverage if they pay a $500 annual fee, according to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. Although many people do pay this fee and officially register as an uninsured driver with the DMV each year, many others simply…

Yes, Men Pay More Than Women for Car Insurance

February 22, 2017 by the Parrish Law Firm

The answer you give when filling out the gender question on your application for a driver’s license will affect your wallet. That’s because insurance companies have crunched their accident numbers, and men, especially young men, are a bigger risk – which translates to higher insurance rates. If you are a 16- to 24-year-old male in…

Case of Wrongful Death for Fairfax Woman?

November 2, 2016 by the Parrish Law Firm

28 year old Sun Mi Shin from Fairfax has been identified as the hiker found in Vermont on October 21.   It took dental records to identify her remains and she was never reported missing therefore investigators are in the process of determining Ms. Shin’s activities between Virginia and Vermont. Police say there’s no indication of illegal activity….

Are Defective Brakes a Safety Issue with Thousands of Harley Motorcycles?

September 15, 2016 by the Parrish Law Firm

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that it would be investigating Harley-Davidson motorcycles based on complaints that some of the motorcycles suffer from brake failure. An article by Reuters reports that the investigation involves 430,000 motorcycles, all manufactured by Harley-Davidson from 2008 to 2011. According to reports, there were more than 40…

Distracted Driving: Using Hands-Free Devices Could Be Just as Bad as Talking on Your Cellphone

September 1, 2016 by the Parrish Law Firm

You may think that using a Bluetooth or other hands-free device would be a safe way to talk on your phone while driving. Think again, according to a new study released by researchers at the University of Sussex. In order to determine whether Bluetooth devices are distracting for drivers, despite the fact that this technology…

Unsafe Toy Alert – Virginia Personal Injury Attorney, Parrish Law Firm

November 30, 2015 by the Parrish Law Firm

W.A.T.C.H. – World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc.’s President Joan Siff recently stated that 3 million units of toys have been recalled in the past year. These toys were recalled because they were deemed defective and could injure children.. (Isn’t it good that they were still on shelves and not being used by kids?) The…

Drones and Personal Injury

November 12, 2015 by the Parrish Law Firm

Drone injuries are a relatively new occurrence in personal injury. In the United States, drone enthusiasts have almost no legal regulation – anyone can purchase one and use it. What this means is that anyone can fly one, and many times because of the nature of the flying object – they can fall and hurt…

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