Why Should I Hire an Attorney if I’ve Suffered a Brain Injury?

 By: Chris Guedri

Serious accidents can lead to serious injuries, and serious injuries can have devastating consequences. Brain injuries in particular can result in life-long consequences and require long-term treatment. Recovering from an accident is a complex process, and brain injuries only further complicate it. If you or a family member has suffered a brain injury in an accident that was not your fault, you are likely to face unique challenges. In order to get the compensation you and your family deserve, it is essential that you hire an attorney with extensive knowledge and background in the field of head injury litigation.

There are numerous of types of brain injuries, including concussions, skull fractures, hematomas,…

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How Long Does it Take to Settle a Personal Injury Claim in Virginia?

By: P. Christopher Guedri

If you have been injured in an accident that wasn't your fault and you are considering contacting a personal injury attorney regarding your claims, you probably have many questions., One of those questions will doubtless be, "How long is this going to take?" Unfortunately, because no two personal injury cases are the same, there is no simple answer. The amount of time it takes to settle your claim will depend on a number of factors including the severity of your injuries and the circumstances of your case. In this article I will walk you through the stages of a personality claim to help you better understand the timeline.

Stage 1: Recovery

If you were in an accident that wasn't your fault,…

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Do I Give a Recorded Statement to the Insurance Company?

After you've been in an accident that wasn't your fault, you may receive a call from the insurance company of the person who hit you. The insurance company might ask you to give a recorded statement about the accident. Even though you may want to seem cooperative, you shouldn't answer any of the insurance company's questions. But what is a recorded statement, and what is so wrong with answering the insurance company's questions?

A recorded statement is essentially a question and answer session between you and the insurance company. The person on the other end of the phone will ask you questions about your claim. He or she will then record your answers. Your answers to those questions then become part of the official record of the…

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VIDEO: An Experienced Tractor Trailer Accident Lawyer Can Make the Difference for Your Case

In the video below, Allen & Allen personal injury attorney Christopher Guedri shares his experience with handling tractor trailer and truck accident cases. A tractor trailer accident can be one of the most horrific accidents on the road, and they often leave catastrophic damages and injuries. The fatality rate from an accident involving a tractor trailer is higher than any regular automobile accident; they are responsible for around 100 fatalities and over 1,300 injuries annually in Virginia. Nationwide, 1 out of every 9 fatal accidents on the road involves a tractor trailer.

The victims of a truck accident might be confused about what legal steps they should take. Finding an experienced tractor trailer accident attorney can help…

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Are You Responsible for Snow Removal This Winter?

Is there winter ice still lingering on your doorstep?

Allen & Allen attorney Chris Guedri spoke to the Richmond Times-Dispatch about who is responsible for snow removal in the recent article “Richmond Business Owners and Residents Responsible for Sidewalk Cleanup.” The article clarifies some of the legal obligations when it comes to snow clean up and suggests how to properly label any potential dangers.

See the full article below for more details.

Source: http://www.timesdispatch.com/news/richmond-business-owners-and-residents-responsible-for-sidewalk-cleanup/article_27b20e14-fe75-5841-a549-79ea2049f31f.html

Saturday, February 15, 2014BY BRANDON SHULLEETARichmond Times-Dispatch

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