Marcari, Russotto, Spencer & Balaban
Free Consultations: (888) 351-1038
Blog

What Does Virginia’s Opioid Emergency Mean for Traffic Safety?

In November 2016, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and State Health Commissioner Dr. Marissa J. Levine declared a Public Health Emergency for Virginia’s opioid addiction crisis, seen in an alarming number of deaths due to drug overdoses. Dr. Levine added that the unprecedented level of opioid addiction “can now be classified as an epidemic.” Opioids are… Read More »

Thanksgiving and Christmas Are Peak Car Crash Holidays

The holidays should be a joyous time, but for hundreds of families each year, they are ruined by tragic motor vehicle crashes. Adding to that grief is the yearly reminder of beloved family members who died on Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s. It’s sad to contemplate, but necessary if you want your family to be… Read More »

How Can You Be Compensated for a Work-Related Car Accident: Workers’ Comp or PI?

If you’ve been injured in a car accident while on assignment for work, you may have two options for compensation and, if so, you should pursue both. The first option is workers’ compensation, a no-fault insurance program that covers virtually all employees while they’re on the job. The second option is a civil lawsuit for… Read More »

The Five Most Common Workplace Injuries

Recently, the Travelers Cos., a New York-based insurance conglomerate, released its Injury Impact Report, detailing the most common types of workplace injuries and the costs associated with them. The report was based on data compiled from more than 1.5 million workers’ compensation claims filed from 2010 to 2014 from businesses across several industries. The top… Read More »

What Causes Fatal Car Crashes in the States We Serve?

A recent study by the Auto Insurance Center reported in Businessinsider.com examined data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to determine the leading causes of fatal accidents in every state. The website for vehicle insurance news and information examined statistics on driver, passenger and pedestrian deaths for the years 2009 to 2013 and constructed… Read More »

Adjusting Your Driving to Fall and Winter Weather Conditions

As we get ready to turn our clocks back this fall, we might also want to think about dialing back the speedometer. As fall and winter weather conditions approach, drivers need to be conscious of the impact on driving conditions and the adjustments necessary to remain safe on the road. According to the Federal Highway… Read More »

New Traffic Law in North Carolina Targets Moped Operators

On July 1, 2016, a new law went into effect in North Carolina requiring moped owners to carry liability insurance coverage with limits no less than $30,000 for injury to a single person, $60,000 for injury to more than one person, and $25,000 for property damage. Those who fail to carry such insurance could have… Read More »

A Back-to-School Look at School Bus Accidents

As the summer draws to a close, parents look forward to the first day of school with almost as much anticipation as their children. And like their children, parents experience a mixture of excitement and dread. If your children take school transportation, you might feel a good deal of apprehension as they board the bus,… Read More »

Do Passengers of Drunk Drivers Assume the Risk of Injury Accidents?

Suppose you accept a ride from a person who has been drinking. That driver winds up causing an accident in which you are seriously injured. Can you sue the driver? Or can the driver ask the court to dismiss your claim, because you assumed the risks of the ride? There are actually two distinct legal… Read More »

3 Mistakes You Can Make After A Car Accident

1. Speaking with the Insurance Company. It is important to be very cautious when speaking to the Insurance Adjuster about your car accident. The statements you make could be used in a negative connotation later in your claim. 2. Settling for a “Quick Check” with the Insurance Company.  Far too often car accident victims are pressured… Read More »

What our clients say
Reviews
Reviews
  • lawyers
    5.0/5.0

    Really appreciated all of the foot work this firm put in.

    Read more

    Client

  • lawyers
    5.0/5.0

    Definitely recommend this law firm '5 starts'. I received constant updates on my case and I feel this firm works hard to achieve customer...

    Read more

    Client

  • google
    5.0/5.0

    The attorneys were very fast and they always kept me up to date on my case. They were very friendly and answered all my questions.

    Read more

    Brandon Jackson

  • google
    5.0/5.0

    The attorneys were very fast and they always kept me up to date on my case. They were very friendly and answered all my questions.

    Read more

    Brandon Jackson

  • yelp
    5.0/5.0

    RYour help and patience in every way has been nothing short of amazing. Ryan and you Kristen had helped changed my life. Could not have happened...

    Read more

    Charles H.

See all reviews
Get excellent legal representation at an office close to you.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Call for free consultation

(888) 351-1038


Questions?

Our trained operators are ready to assist.

Start Chat
Offices serving North Carolina, South Carolina & Virginia

Available 24/7 — We’ll come to you

View all locations
back to top