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2018 Virginia Lawyers Weekly Top Verdicts 

Perry Charnoff is proud to announce that for the 6th year in a row, we have been recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly for obtaining some of Virginia’s highest verdicts. Two of our multi-million-dollar verdicts made the 2018 list. In one case, a jury awarded $2.5 million to a woman whose stroke was misdiagnosed as a…

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Emergency Room Physicians Often Fail to Diagnose Brain Injuries

DC Medical Malpractice

Despite the incredibly sophisticated medical tests and treatments available today, traumatic brain injury (TBI) victims can struggle to get an accurate diagnosis. This is especially true in emergency rooms. Hectic conditions and overworked doctors combine with the challenging nature of brain injuries to create an alarming number of missed TBI diagnoses. This is troubling because…

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When Medication Errors Cause Harm, Who Pays?

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Almost everyone has, at some point in their life, made a trip to the pharmacy. Whether for something as simple as the flu or for something more serious, prescription medication is a fact of life. Pharmacies exist to help patients get better — which is why it can be especially devastating when a medication error causes serious harm and jeopardizes a person’s health and…

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What Laws Apply to Drowning Accident Cases?

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More than 3,500 people unintentionally drown each year in non-boating-related incidents, and 20 percent of drowning victims are under the age of 15. That translates to 10 drowning fatalities every day, two of whom are children — a rate which makes drowning the second leading cause of death among those under 15. In addition, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that for…

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A Brief Anatomy of an Injury Lawsuit

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After a catastrophic injury, putting your life back together and moving toward some sense of normality and closure can be extremely difficult. For many victims, one of the most important steps toward this goal involves filing a lawsuit and holding the negligent parties who caused their injury accountable. Every successful catastrophic injury claim requires three…

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March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

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Brain injuries are a common but unspoken fact of life for many people. Millions of Americans are affected by traumatic brain injuries (also called TBIs), but because the effects aren’t necessarily outwardly visible, especially to strangers, many of them suffer in silence. Not only that, but people with brain injuries may avoid social situations due…

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Who Is Liable When Construction Injuries Happen?

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While construction work is a vital job for our economy and infrastructure, it’s also hazardous. According to TIME Magazine’s 2016 list of the most dangerous jobs in America, first-line construction supervisors and construction laborers have the eleventh- and twelfth-highest rates of fatal injuries among U.S. occupations, respectively. In 2014 alone, 208 construction workers and 130…

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