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Injured at Work: Common Construction Site Injuries

February 13, 2019 by the Parrish Law Firm

Our Injured at Work series highlights the fields with the highest risk of injuries in the workplace. Do you have an industry in mind that you would like us to cover? If so, message us on Facebook here.  Working in construction can be a rewarding and fulfilling job as construction workers help create infrastructure that…

What If The Other Party Involved In A Car Accident Does Not Want To Go Through Insurance?

January 30, 2019 by the Parrish Law Firm

Car accidents are traumatic, high stress events that can leave your body and mind shaken. There are a million thoughts running through your head every second, and then the other driver involved in the accident adds another confusing problem to the equation. He or she wants to settle without involving either party’s insurance company. Given…

How to Make a Good Impression in Court

January 28, 2019 by the Parrish Law Firm

Going to court can be anxiety inducing, especially if you’re not used to the courtroom or standing in front of a judge. Many people opt to hire a lawyer to do the heavy lifting in order to avoid finding themselves tongue-tied in front of the judge or their opponent. Because we have gotten quite a…

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…

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