When you’ve been injured in an accident you want to focus on healing and getting your life back to the way it was. Chances are you don’t know much about hiring a lawyer, perhaps you’ve never needed one before.Read More
On April 24, 2015 at approximately 4:30 pm, 58 year old Moneta resident Trinkle L. Cook died at the scene of a car accident he was involved in. Mr. Cook was driving his Crown Victoria on route 670, less than a mile from 122 when he was struck head on by a 1999 Chevy Silverado truck that crossed the center line. Mr. cook was wearing a seat belt.Read More
I’ve worked with numerous burn victims during the past twenty years. All of the victims I’ve worked with have had one or more of these :Read More
During the last few years of my practice, I had the opportunity to help a German cyclist who was the victim of a severe and catastrophic crash. His injuries destroyed his life and I was able to obtain a $21 million dollar settlement for him and his family. Seeing firsthand how the accident devastated this young man’s life has made me more aware of the dangers of a sport that was once thought to be unexciting and safe.Read More
Do you know what type of smoke detector you have in your home? Did you know there were two different types of smoke detectors?Read More
In today’s Roanoke Times, you’ll find a column by Dan Casey, “Dog-on-dog bite hits mutt’s owner with $654 bill” . In the article, Casey tells the story of 75 year old Audrey Bower and her 13 year old Cocker Spaniel mix out on a walk in Garst Mill Park one mild February day. Garst Mill Park is located near my office and I have taken my children there several times for play at the playground.Read More
Fiery car crashes make for fantastic scenes in the movies, but definitely not real-life.
Having worked with clients that have suffered serious 3rd degree burns, I can tell you that any burn injury will be extremely painful and most likely have an affect on your quality of life.Read More
Semi-truck accidents, Big Rig Accidents, Tractor Trailer Accidents and Semi Accidents involving cars all have one thing in common, they are all different. Different drivers, different circumstances, different vehicles, different road conditions. But unfortunately, they often have the same result- severe and catastrophic injury or even death.Read More
Traumatic injury to the brain can be caused by many factors:
- A severe blow to the head that causes swelling inside of the skull putting pressure on the brain
- A rotation at a high rate of speed can cause damage to the brain
- Bleeding inside of the skull or a loss of blood flow to the brain will damage the cellular structure of the brain
- Anything that penetrates the skull can cause severe damage to the brain as well as tissue and blood vessels inside of the skull
- A jolt that can cause the brain to move back and forth inside the skull will cause brain damage.
Our entire community has been united in thoughts and prayers for the missing 5 year old boy from Pulaski.Read More