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  • Attractive Nuisance

    The latest posts for Attractive Nuisance are listed below.
    • What Is Considered an Attractive Nuisance?

      Attractive nuisances are property features that pose injury risk to young children who are unable to recognize the danger they present. Even if the child has been harmed while he or she was trespassing, the property owner can still be held liable for the accident. Property owners have a responsibility to recognize and secure potential threats on their property. If they fail to do so and an injury ...

    Auto Accidents

    The latest posts for Auto Accidents are listed below.
    • Why It's Important to Wear Your Seat Belt

      According to Virginia law, everyone in the front seat of vehicles is required to wear seatbelts. Furthermore, drivers and passengers under 18 years of age need to be properly secured in a safety belt no matter where they are sitting in the vehicle. Unfortunately, many people still continue to not wear their seatbelts. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that seat belts ...
    • Reasons to Get Uninsured Motorist Coverage

      In Virginia and in most states throughout the country, licensed drivers are required to possess car insurance. Unfortunately, there is a startling number of motorists who continue to drive without having any insurance coverage, or not enough coverage. When you are involved in a car accident caused by an uninsured driver, you may have to pay for your damages and injuries out of your own wallet. ...
    • The Importance of Taking Photos After a Car Accident

      When a car accident occurs, you may feel overwhelmed with thoughts and utterly frustrated instead of being focused and thinking rationally. At Randall J. Trost, P.C. , our Lynchburg personal injury attorney understands how important it is to take prompt, precise action after a collision. Gathering as much evidence as you can only benefit your claim, especially if it’s taken to court. Photos offer ...

    Personal Injury

    The latest posts for Personal Injury are listed below.
    • How the Value of Personal Injury Claims is Calculated

      At Randall J. Trost, P.C. , one of the most frequent questions asked is “how much is my personal injury case worth?” Although the answer seems simple, it is anything but. The final amount reflects not only the damages suffered at the scene of the accident, but also the toll the accident takes on the victim—also known as pain and suffering. The following are the common types of damages for which ...
    • Myths About Personal Injury Claims

      If you have suffered an injury in an accident caused by a negligent party, you have the right to bring a personal injury lawsuit against them. However, many people have a lot of misconceptions and preconceived notions about the entire legal process. In order to set the record straight, here are some false impressions about personal injury claims: Myth #1: I do not need a lawyer . Fact: After an ...
    • Bicycle Safety Myths

      Hundreds and thousands of Americans are treated for bicycle-related injuries annually and most of them are children. It is our duty as parents to teach our children the proper safety techniques in order for them to avoid accidents and injuries. Unfortunately, there are plenty of bicycle safety myths that are often regarded as truth. The following is a list of common bicycle safety myths, coupled ...

    Premises Liability

    The latest posts for Premises Liability are listed below.
    • Most Common Places Slip & Fall Accidents Occur

      Slip and fall accidents are some of the most common in the country, second only to car collisions. And the injuries that can result from these accidents are often catastrophic in nature, ranging from serious debilitation all the way to paralysis. Knowing how to identify locations that could be dangerous can help you avoid a slip and fall accident in the future. Below, we list some of the most ...

    Product Liability

    The latest posts for Product Liability are listed below.
    • Understanding Product Liability Claims

      If you have been injured by a defective product, you may be entitled to compensation. But if you want to secure maximum compensation, there are some things you need to know. Documentation Evidence is vitally important in product liability claims. While most personal injury cases require proof of negligence or fault, product liability cases differ. Determining negligence is not important – ...
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