Category Archives: Negligence Cases

Can I Sue My Employer If I Am Hurt on the Job?

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The corollary question Workers Comp lawyer Doug Landau is often asked is, “Am I restricted to the limited benefits of Workers Compensation?” If the employer has in place a policy of Workers Compensation Insurance, then under Virginia law you probably cannot sue them for all of your losses. You are likely restricted to the limited

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Is EXPERT Testimony Always Admissible?

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Just because a witness is an expert, does not mean that their testimony is admissible in a car crash case. Testimony, like evidence, must be “relevant” to the trial, or a trial judge can keep it out. There are limits to what a jury may hear in an accident and injury case. “My father, Norman

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Where Unsafe Driver “Accidentally Loses” Evidence, Virginia Supreme Court Rules “No Foul”

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In many cases, the unsafe driver, their corporate employer or their lawyers have custody of critical evidence in an injury case. Many otherwise strong personal injury cases have been lost because the innocent victims did not take steps to preserve critical evidence that would prove the negligence of the other truck driver.  Herndon attorney Doug

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