Entries by Schilling & Esposito

Coping with Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are injuries that occur because of a bump, jolt, or blow to the head, which results in the brain becoming displaced. Of course, not everyone who is struck in the head suffers from TBI, and this condition can vary widely in degrees of severity. The mildest form of TBI is commonly […]

Burn Injuries – What you Need to Know

There are few injuries that cause more excruciating pain than a burn injury. To help illustrate how painful they can be, consider the fact that just the threat of being burned to death has prompted individuals to jump out of tall buildings, choosing to fall to their death as a more preferable fate. The American […]

The Role of an Expert in an Injury Case

Pursuing a personal injury case can be a complex and difficult process. The burden of proof is on the plaintiff to show that the defendant caused them harm that resulted in compensable losses.  This is further complicated if the injury occurred in Virginia, because of the state’s “contributory negligence” legal standard. Under contributory negligence, a […]

Should I Seek Medical Attention after a Rear-End Collision?

Rear-end crashes are among the most common types of collisions, accounting for approximately one-third of all motor vehicle accidents. A rear-end collision happens when the front end of the trailing vehicle collides with the back end of the lead vehicle. Some of these accidents happen at higher speeds, often resulting in major vehicle damage and […]