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The insurance company has denied my claim due to "contributory negligence." What does that mean?

Under Virginia law, in many cases contributory negligence bars a plaintiff from recovering any damages if he or she shares any responsibility for causing an…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Nov 20, 2015

New Automobile Accident Case Results

On the Silverman Law Firm website, I have added new case results for Virginia automobile accidents.

Posted by Josh Silverman on Dec 11, 2014

What can you do if you are injured by an uninsured driver in Virginia?

Many drivers do not have sufficient insurance to even cover the emergency room bills for an automobile accident much less lost time from work and…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Oct 23, 2014

Virginia Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Writing False Speeding Tickets

A police officer in Crewe, Virginia pleads guilty to writing false speeding tickets.  Amazingly he does not receive any jail time.

Posted by Josh Silverman on Dec 18, 2013

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

New Virginia Law Makes "Texting and Driving" a Primary Offense

Effective July 1, 2013, texting and driving in Virginia will become a primary offense.  In the past a police officer could not pull you over…

Posted by Josh Silverman on Jun 24, 2013

Increased Traffic Accidents on Tax Day

Paying taxes is painful enough, but a recent study found that fatal automobile accidents increase by 6% on tax day.

Apr 16, 2012

Drunk Driving Responsible for 1/3 Automobile Accident Deaths in Virginia

According to statistics published on the MADD website, 32% of all traffic fatalities in Virginia last year were due to drunk driving.  Almost 250 people…

Nov 18, 2011

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At the Silverman Law Firm LC in Richmond, VA, attorney Josh Silverman and his team represent victims of personal injuries and medical malpractice. Josh Silverman has been recognized as a "Virginia Super Lawyer" every year since 2013 and was selected as a 2015 Top Rated Lawyer in Healthcare Law based on his AV Peer Review Rating in Martindale-Hubbell©.

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