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Attorney Brooke Alexander Selected for 2021 Virginia Business Legal Elite List

Richmond, VA (February 8, 2022) — This past November, Virginia Business named River Run Law Attorney Brooke Alexander as one of its Legal Elite for Civil Litigation in 2021. The Legal Elite list was created in collaboration with the Virginia Bar Association in 2000 to recognize the top attorneys in the state.  Each year, the publication asks more than...

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River Run Law Group Partners with James River Association

Richmond, VA (February 14, 2022) — River Run Law Group is pleased to announce its new partnership with the James River Association. Going forward, the firm pledges to donate 1% of its annual profits to the Association. The James River Association provides a much-needed voice for the James River and promotes responsible stewardship and conservation of its natural resources....

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Attorney Casey Ariail Successfully Testifies Before the Virginia Senate to Amend Workers’ Comp Law

February 9, 2022 (Richmond, VA) — Casey Ariail, partner and owner at River Run Law Group had the opportunity to testify before the Virginia Senate Commerce and Labor Committee on behalf of injured workers in Virginia. Casey advocated to:  1)  Include permanent partial disability benefits for body parts affected by the compensable consequence doctrine, which was struck down by...

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What to Do If Your Workers’ Comp Claim Is Denied

Almost every state in the country requires domestic employers to have workers’ compensation insurance, and Virginia is no exception. Under workers’ compensation insurance laws, workers who suffer an injury while working can file a workers’ comp claim with their employer to receive appropriate compensation.  Even though you were hurt at work, an employer may still deny a workers’ compensation...

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Workers’ Comp Statute of Limitations in Virginia

If you’ve been injured at work, knowing what to do next can be confusing and really hard. However, if you decide to file a claim, it’s critical that you do so sooner rather than later. The reason for this is that almost every kind of legal claim in Virginia has a statute of limitations. A statute of limitations is...

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Guide to Virginia Workers’ Compensation Claims

All employees deserve to be protected from injury or illness when working, and Virginia workers’ compensation claims laws provide this protection. If you have been injured or suffered an illness on the job, you may qualify under workers’ comp laws in Virginia to obtain financial assistance during your recovery. When a workplace injury or illness occurs, there is often...

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What Is the Average Settlement for Dog Bite Injuries?

Dogs are often referred to as “man’s best friend,” but it may be hard to think of a dog the same way after suffering a dog bite. Dog attacks happen more often than you may think and can cause significant physical injuries and emotional trauma. If you sustained injuries from a dog bite, you might be able to recover...

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Car Accident

What Are Common Car Accident Injuries?

When you get into a car accident, chances are you may suffer some sort of injury. While not all injuries are serious, some may be life-changing or even fatal. However, there are some injuries that may be more common than others. Here are some of the most common car accident injuries and their potential severity. Common Injuries from a...

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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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Wrongful Death

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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