Tag Archives: underinsured motorist coverage

Virginia Trial Lawyers Improve Car Insurance Law

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It used to be the law in Virginia that an injured car crash victim could not accept a full insurance policy limits offer from the negligent defendant driver’s company without permission from her own motor vehicle carrier if she wanted to get additional benefits from her underinsured coverage. UnderInsured Motorist insurance is known as UIM,

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Bike Stem Break Causes Injury

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Our Herndon Reston area injury law firm was recently contacted by Maryland attorneys regarding a client who was seriously injured when an aftermarket bike stem snapped.  The stem likely snapped due to negligent installation, a manufacturing or design defect, or some combination of these factors.  The attorneys for the injured bicycle rider were looking for

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When Weather is a Factor

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In many slip and fall cases, car and motorcycle crashes and boating accidents, weather is a factor.  At ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd., we often need to determine the weather conditions at, and just prior to, the time of the accident.  For example, in slip and fall cases, if it is still snowing, raining or hailing, it

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Falling, the second leading cause of death for those aged 45-75

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The Virginia Tech Locomotion Research Laboratory is investigating the relationship between aging and falling, the second leading cause of death for those aged 45-75. .“If our research can save even one life, it will all be worthwhile,” said Thurmon Lockhart, an associate professor in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering,

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