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Top reasons for medical malpractice claims

Health care providers in Virginia can make mistakes that lead to serious injuries for patients. Sometimes medical errors occur due to miscommunication, and sometimes they are caused by blatant negligence. Here are some of the most common reasons for medical...

What evidence may appear in a criminal trial?

A conviction in criminal court depends on whether the jury arrives at guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Proving or disproving the case often depends on the evidence presented. Whether in state or federal court, a prosecutor will reveal evidence that supports a guilty...

Top tips for new drivers

Learning to drive is extremely exciting and provides newfound independence for those who obtain their driver's licenses. If you are a new driver living in the North Chesterfield or Richmond, Virginia, area, there are a few tips you should follow when heading out onto...

Managing stock options in a divorce

For many executives at Virginia companies, stock options and restricted stock units (RSUs) can form a major part of the annual compensation package. These are forms of compensation that have become increasingly popular over time. At least 15 million Americans have...

Health care is a leading cause of death

Virginia residents could be shocked to learn that medical mishaps and mistakes kill more Americans each year than every other kind of accident combined. According to experts, doctors and hospitals cause more than a quarter of a million unnecessary deaths each year in...

Facial recognition does not always help

Residents of Virginia may want to learn more about the use of facial recognition in criminal proceedings and why it does not always work. There's a cautionary tale of a man in Detroit who had an arrest based on facial recognition. government studies have shown that a...

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