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Guide to Contributory Negligence Laws in Virginia

When making a personal injury claim, many Virginia residents get surprised by the state’s contributory negligence rule. In most cases, this rule often prevents deserving victims from getting compensation for their injuries. Here is what you need to know about Virginia contributory negligence laws and how they work. What Is Contributory Negligence? Most states follow some form of either...

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Virginia Wrongful Death Law Overview

Losing a loved one is hard enough without feeling like someone’s to blame. When you’re sure another person is at fault, it makes you want to do something. You want to act—hold them responsible. Sometimes you can. If there’s evidence the other person involved acted carelessly or malicious—or failed to act when they should have—the law might give your...

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What Is the Virginia Wrongful Death Statute of Limitations?

When you unexpectedly lose a loved one in an accident, you may have several questions about your legal options. It’s common to wonder how long you have to file and whether you should pursue a lawsuit. Like most claims, wrongful death has a statute of limitations for filing against an at-fault party. Here is everything you need to know...

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A Quick Guide to Virginia’s Motorcycle Laws

If you plan on learning to ride a motorcycle, or if you are a new Virginia resident that already has one, you should be aware of the Virginia motorcycle laws. You should also know what to do in case of an accident while you’re riding. This guide is a quick reference for motorcycle operators and passengers. Helmets and Licensing...

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River Run Law’s Casey Ariail Weighs in on Virginia’s New COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Laws

Richmond, VA (September 7, 2021) — Virginia recently passed a law extending COVID-19-related workers’ compensation coverage to first responders and front-line medical workers. This expansion allows these kinds of employees who contract or contracted COVID-19 to seek compensation from their employers.  Workers’ compensation attorneys expect complications from this new law. When a claim is filed, the law presupposes that...

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River Run Law Firm Named Best of Richmond 2021

Thousands of Richmond residents voted in Richmond Magazine’s Best & Worst 2021 ballot in the spring. Respondents shared their opinions in 194 categories, ranging from the best cocktail hour to the best flower shop, from the best cake to the best concert venue. The ballot also covered a variety of service categories so people could make recommendations about where...

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Can You File a First Responders Virginia Workers’ Comp Claim for COVID-19?

It’s been a tough year-and-a-half for Virginia’s first responders and frontline health care workers. In many instances, the First Responders are the initial people to interact with someone who is seriously ill with COVID-19. There is a good reason why they are considered the heroes of this pandemic. One of the many issues they face is what type of...

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What Is the Virginia Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Claims?

The Virginia statute of limitations gives you only two years after an accident to file a lawsuit. Although the law provides some limited exceptions, you likely must take action within that period. Otherwise, you could lose the right to recover compensation for your injuries and other damages. Contact an attorney as soon as possible after a car accident, truck...

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Do I Need to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney in Virginia?

If you sustained injuries due to someone’s negligent or wrongful actions, you might be considering a legal claim. If so, you likely have many questions about the process. One of the most common questions potential clients ask us is, do I need a personal injury lawyer to get a settlement? Although you can pursue a claim on your own,...

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Casey Ariail Named 2022 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

River Run Law is pleased to share that Best Lawyers named Casey Ariail as a 2022 attorney to watch in the fields of Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants and Plaintiff’s Personal Injury Law. Casey is a co-founder of River Run Law, and he has passionately advocated for his clients throughout his legal career. Beyond being regarded by his clients,...

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