Skolrood Law Firm Blog

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  • After an injury, don’t trust the insurance company

    Despite what their multi-million-dollar marketing campaigns might say, insurance companies don’t have your best interests in mind. It only seems that way on occasion when their best interests happen to align with the best interests of the people who they owe money to. And when those interests don’t align, victims end up getting much less… read more

  • GET THE FACTS ON TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) accounted for around 30% of all injury-related deaths in the U.S. every year. In 2014 alone, TBIs resulted in 2.5 million emergency room visits, nearly 300,000 hospitalizations, and nearly 57,000 deaths. The brain is an extremely sensitive and vulnerable organ. TBIs… read more

  • IF YOU SUSPECT YOU’RE A VICTIM OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, YOU NEED A LAWYER BEFORE IT’S TOO LATE

    Virginia has a statute of limitations for personal injuries, including medical malpractice. That statute of limitations is two years from the date the injury occurred. While that may seem like a long time, it can vanish in the blink of an eye—especially after a surgical procedure. Surgical medical malpractice can be particularly difficult to diagnose… read more