Is Mediation Helpful for a Personal Injury Case?

At Correll Law Firm, the great bulk of our cases settle without any need for a trial. But getting to “yes” is difficult, to say the least. Many of our clients seek substantial compensation from defendants and their insurers, and the parties on the other side of a dispute often put up a stiff fight....

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Mistakes to Avoid in Negotiation

Most Front Royal personal injury cases are settled by negotiation at our firm. The reality is that both sides in a car accident or other dispute have an incentive to settle. The defendant will partly control how much they pay, and the victim is guaranteed some money. If the case goes to trial, anything could...

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Is Trucker Fatigue a Serious Problem?

Truck driver fatigue is such a problem the federal government has passed regulations which limit the amount of time a trucker can work each day and week. These “hours of service” regulations prohibit a trucker spending more than 11 hours driving in a day when transporting goods. They also prohibit driving for more than 60...

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Speeding Motorists Are a Danger in Work Zones

As the weather warms up, commuters should begin to see more work zones on Virginia’s roads. Construction is ongoing in the summer months, with many roads torn up, paved over, or widened. Unfortunately, work zone accidents are a serious problem, and large numbers of people around the country are injured. These accidents have some predictable...

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Neck Injuries & Accident Claims

The neck is so central to everyday living that many people are permanently confined to bed when they suffer a serious neck injury. At Correll Law Firm, our Winchester personal injury lawyer is committed to helping anyone hurt in an accident obtain compensation. Neck injuries not only cause pain, but they can completely immobilize you...

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How Inclement Weather Affects a Motorcycle

Riding a motorcycle in bad weather is fundamentally different from driving a car in rain or snow. Any inclement weather increases the risk that a motorcyclist will lose control and get into a serious collision. And bikers are vulnerable to serious injuries whenever they crash. Helpfully, motorcyclists can reduce the risk of an accident. Our...

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Myths Surrounding Motorcycle Accidents

Motorcyclists face many challenges out on the road, including dangerous drivers and massive potholes. Unfortunately, certain widespread myths are also a danger to our motorcycle clients. Based on inaccurate information they hear online, some people make poor decisions when riding their bike. Others make simple mistakes which harm their ability to receive compensation following a...

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Lost Income and Winchester Personal Injury Settlements

Accidents often leave our clients with crippling pain. Fractures, concussions, and whiplash make it difficult for people to get up in the morning and go into work. Consequently, they can lose thousands of dollars for even minor injuries. And serious injuries could prevent someone from returning to work for years—possibly forever. If you were hurt...

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How Long Will I Wait for a Personal Injury Settlement?

After an accident, victims and their families usually feel incredible financial stress. Suddenly, you have mammoth medical bills, and other out-of-pocket expenses can strain your budget. Many accident victims are in too much pain to go back to work, so they are unable to bring home any money to contribute to their family’s bills. You...

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