What is an infant settlement?

In Virginia, when a minor (defined by being under 18 years of age) is injured in a car accident (or other type of accident) due to the negligence of another, there’s extra steps that have to be taken to settle their injury claim.  That’s because, by being under 18, a minor can’t enter a contract […]

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What is a non-suit in Virginia car accident cases?

Virginia has a very interesting concept in car accident litigation, which is essentially a “second bite at the apple.” Pursuant to Virginia Code Section 8.01-380, if you have a pending car accident case in court, you can file a “nonsuit,” which allows you to voluntarily drop the case.  You then have the right to refile […]

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Leg wound from car crash settles for $390,000.

Plaintiff, a 78-year-old mother of two, was driving in Northern Virginia when the defendant, an 18-year-old, was leaving a local shopping center.  Unfortunately, the defendant misjudged the distance of Plaintiff’s vehicle when she exited the center, entered the Plaintiff’s Lane of travel, and caused their cars to crash at a high rate of speed.  While […]

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Need your Virginia Police Crash Report?

Were you involved in Virginia car accident and what to see the police crash report. In Virginia, they make it pretty easy. Simply click here, which will take you to the Virginia DMV (Department of Motorvehicle’s) website where it will give you instructions on requesting your report. Still have questions about your Virginia Car Accident? […]

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Wilbur, not the pig from your childhood.

At Abrenio Law, we loving helping people.  From time-to-time, we get to work on some memorable cases. Recently, we were able to help out on one such case. Come and say “Hi” to Wilbur. Our client was a very nice woman living in Northern Virginia.  For exercise, and for fun, she often walked her dogs […]

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