$13,342 trial verdict in wife’s case leads to $95,000 settlement in husband’s claim

DISCLAIMER: CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE. I represented an older couple who had the misfortune of being injured in a automobile collision. My clients, who I will refer to as "Husband and Wife," had just … Continue reading $13,342 trial verdict in wife’s case leads to $95,000 settlement in husband’s claim

4 Important Steps to Take After Being Involved in a Car Accident

Drivers, traffic, and accidents are on the rise in Virginia. According to the latest data gathered by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, over 125,000 crashes occurred in Virginia during calendar year 2015. Over half of these crashes resulted in persons sustaining personal injuries, which is an increase of 2.6% from the prior year. Over … Continue reading 4 Important Steps to Take After Being Involved in a Car Accident

10 Step Process for Handling your Personal Injury Case

The attorneys at the law firm of Cannella & O’Neal, have decades of combined legal experience that is employed everyday using a 10 step process to bring justice to injured persons in the most powerful and efficient way possible. Here are the steps: INTAKE —When you call in for free advice you will speak directly … Continue reading 10 Step Process for Handling your Personal Injury Case

4 Tips to Follow When Requesting a Medical Lien Reduction from the Va. Attorney General’s Office

Under Va. Code § 8.01-66.9, whenever a person sustains personal injuries and receives treatment in any hospital operated by the Commonwealth, the Commonwealth shall have a lien for the total amount due for services rendered on the claim of such injured person against the person who allegedly caused such injuries. The lien attaches to all sources of … Continue reading 4 Tips to Follow When Requesting a Medical Lien Reduction from the Va. Attorney General’s Office

Should you use your health insurance to pay for accident-related treatment?

One question that I often get from clients is whether they should use their health insurance to pay for accident-related treatment. Whether you have a private or public health plan, the answer is always yes. But why? Using your health insurance means that you receive the benefit of contractual adjustments.A contractual adjustment is an amount of … Continue reading Should you use your health insurance to pay for accident-related treatment?