August 2013 Blog Posts Archives

Can someone be sued for sending a text to a driver who causes an accident in Virginia?

A New Jersey court has found that if someone sends a text to a driver, knowing that person will likely read the text while driving,…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Aug 30, 2013

Can texting and driving land you in a jail?

Effective July 1, 2013, Virginia has increased the penalties for texting and driving.  But can it land you in a Virginia jail?  It is reckless…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Aug 26, 2013

Difficulty of Proving Whiplash

In an automobile accident claim, perhaps nothing is more controversial and difficult than proving whiplash.  To the injured person, the symptoms are real, debilitating, and…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Aug 21, 2013

Ethical for Virginia Lawyers to Have a Ghost Writer for their Blogs?

Many lawyers use ghost writers for their blogs.  It is in fact commonplace and I'm regularly solicited by contractors offering to prepare my blog posts. …

Posted by Josh Silverman on Aug 09, 2013

Guest blog: Debt Collectors Seeking Unpaid Medical Bills Due to Personal Injury Claims

Personal injury victims are often saddled with insurmountable medical expenses that are pursued by aggressive debt collectors.  Guest blogger Jason Krumbein of Krumbein Consumer Legal…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Aug 08, 2013

Liability of Virginia Assisted Living Facilities

Assisted living facilities have been in the news lately particularly with PBS's Frontline coverage of Emeritus which operates several Virginia assisted living facilities.  Virginia assisted…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Aug 03, 2013

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