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Category Archives: Personal Injury

Am I Eligible for Social Security Disability Payments?

If you have been injured or have a chronic illness and are incapable of working, you may be eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments. These payments can replace some of your lost wages, and after two years of receiving SSDI payments, you will be eligible for Medicare, which can help you pay your… Read More »

First Responder Representation: Why You Need a Lawyer to Collect Benefits & Protect Your Reputation

Firefighters, paramedics, police officers and other first responders put their lives on the line every day to ensure public safety. They have a “Mission First” attitude and a genuine desire to provide assistance to others. Sometimes injuries are the reward for their efforts. A typical night on duty ended unexpectedly for a Mason police officer… Read More »

Virginia Tech Vies for Safer Student Policy

In what could possibly be a lesson learned from the wrongful death claims by the parents of two Virginia Tech shooting victims, which hinged on the fact that University officials had a duty, but failed to warn those on campus of a gunman on the loose, the prestigious institution is showing their commitment to the… Read More »

When Virginia’s Finest Suffer Injuries on the Job

Serving and protecting the interests of the public sometimes has a price. Police officers and other first responders face various dangerous scenarios while in the line of duty that often leave them vulnerable to negligence-based injuries. A Fairfax County Officer, who survived a head-on collision, has the efforts of a Good Samaritan to thank for… Read More »

Settlements in Soft Tissue Injuries

If you are lucky enough to survive a collision involving a big truck or a sports injury, chances are you will suffer extensive injuries. It is not uncommon for collision victims to suffer soft tissue injuries in addition to other highly visible injuries. Soft tissue injuries usually occur in the brain, neck, arm, hand, leg… Read More »

Who Is Responsible in Personal Injury Cases?

Usually people file a products liability lawsuit against a company for an injury they sustained or for compensation for a loved one who died from using a product. However, people who purchased or leased particular Ford motor vehicles made a unique negligence claim against the giant car manufacturer. Recently consumers from 14 U.S. states filed… Read More »

Motorcycle Riders Increase Along with Injuries

Data collected over the last decade show an increase in numbers of people discovering the invigorating joys of riding a motorcycle. There is no doubt that motorcycles capture the attention of the free-spirited rider. However, even the most cautious and experienced cyclists can suffer serious injuries when their two-wheelers collide with other vehicles or objects…. Read More »

Driving Too Fast for Conditions

Road conditions play a significant role in causing traffic accidents. Drivers who don’t pay attention to the weather or to warning signs place themselves, their passengers and others on the road in danger. Virginia State police recently investigated a 95-vehicle pile-up on a foggy, mountainous stretch of Interstate 77 near the North Carolina border. Other… Read More »

Teens and Driving: Too Often a Deadly Combination

As if you needed another reason to worry about your teenager. Young driver deaths in the U.S. increased by 19 percent in the first half of 2012, according to a report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. Virginia joined several other states with a reported six teen driver deaths. Researchers attribute improving national economic conditions… Read More »

FAQ: The Virginia Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund

The trauma of crime has a significant impact on victims, their family members and the community at large. Many crime victims suffer from emotional, physical and financial harm. They may experience feelings of fear, anger, violation or guilt. Their loved ones may also react to the trauma. When a community experiences a crime, its citizens… Read More »

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Michael A. Kernbach
9253 Mosby Street, Suite 100
Manassas, VA, 20110 USA