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ALIVE! 2019 Walkathon – join us for a good cause!

The Alexandria Injury Attorney is excited to announce that our office (including our family members!) will be participating in the 38th Annual ALIVE Walkathon, on Sunday May 5, 2019, from 2pm to 5pm. This is a wonderful cause designed to help ALIVE raise money for educational programs for those local residents and families that cannot

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The HITECH Act – Helping to Save Our Clients Money!

The HITECH Act – Helping Save Our Clients’ Money! As a law firm, we subscribe to the highest level of ethics in representing our clients, that includes representing our clients zealously and responsibly. We do everything we can to 1) maximize our clients’ recovery and 2) minimize their costs and expenses. Some costs, for example,

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2nd Annual Great Thanksgiving Turkey Hunt was a success!

The 2nd Annual Great Thanksgiving Turkey Hunt was a great success as it allowed the Alexandria Injury Attorney to not only engage the community in the never-ending hunt for Thanksgiving recipes, but also allowed us to give back and to help those who need it. This year, we were very lucky to partner with ALIVE,

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The Round-Up Case – Weed Killer Kills in Court!

Round-Up – a Familiar Brand, a Disabling Injury, and a Tremendous Verdict In an episode that has rocked the Plaintiff’s bar, chemical maker Monsanto, a Bayer Company, was on the wrong end of a verdict that will cost them $289,000,000! Round Up is a weed killer that most of us have used or had in

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Medpay and PIP – what are they? Should I have them?

MEDPAY AND PIP A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF NO-FAULT COVERAGE IN VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND Any motorist runs the risk of being involved in an accident – they do happen, whether truly accidental, or the result of someone else’s negligence.  As drivers in the DC metropolitan area, we run a much higher-risk! To assist paying for non-property

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Happy 4th of July – Celebrate Safely!

Happy Independence Day! The 4th of July will be celebrated in every town and city throughout the United States, including our neck of the American woods: Alexandria, Fairfax, Falls Church, DC, and so on. It is a time when many will gather together, sing, dance, rejoice, and enjoy good food and close friends. Still more

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A New Year – Make Better Decisions About Your Car Insurance

2017 is now over, and it has given way to the promise and possibilities of a new year.  The new year is often seen as a time of change, especially among those of us who make resolutions to try new things, to right old wrongs, and to improve.  This year, the Alexandria Injury Attorney would

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Happy Halloween – Some Safety Tips for Everyone

Halloween is a fun night for the young – and quite a few of the older generation, too – filled with friends, treats, frights, and scares.  The only fun scares, though, are the planned and festive kind.  No one wants to have a holiday ruined by mistakes, accidents, negligence, or carelessness. Halloween can still be

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DISTRACTED DRIVING – DEADLY AND DANGEROUS!

  So you are driving down the road, and your smart phone, sitting on the seat beside you rings – do you pick it up?  Does your car’s infotainment system allow you to read text messages while you drive?  Do you fiddle with your GPS as you head down the highway?  Do you keep up

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An Assignment Gone Wrong – Why the Virginia Supreme Court Denied a Chiropractor’s A&A

The Virginia Supreme Court answered an interesting question last month: can a medical provider enforce an assignment signed by its patient against a tortfeasor’s liability insurance company?  One Virginia chiropractor thought so, and filed suit.  Here are the facts: A Ms. Dodson was injured as a result of a motor vehicle accident caused by a

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