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When Should I Talk To The Insurance Company after a Car Accident?

You’ve just been in a car accident. Who do you call? What do you say to insurers when they call you? Virginia-based personal injury law firm Rutter Mills coaches you through this tumultuous time, so you do not say anything that might diminish your financial recovery, should you decide to pursue a lawsuit. Do You […]

The Auto Insurance Coverage You Don’t Know You Have

Did you know you can often tap into the auto insurance policies of family members you live with in addition to your own policy if you are injured in an accident? Why would you want to do this? Our Managing Partner, Brother Rutter will explain! Below is a video of Brother sharing how and why […]

Tax Day Statistically a Dangerous Day For Fatal Car Accidents

While we all know that tax time can be a stressful time, a new study shows that it can also be a dangerous time on the roadways.  According to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association the odds of getting into a fatal crash increase by 6% on tax filing day.  […]

It is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. An acquired brain injury is damage to the brain caused by events after birth, which includes Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Tumor, anoxia, infection and poisoning. Traumatic brain injuries can have a major impact on individuals and their families. What is a traumatic brain injury, or TBI? It is a […]

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Case?

The statute of limitations in Virginia, as outlined in Virginia code § 8.01-243, is two years from the date the cause of action occurs. In simpler terms, this means that if you intend to seek compensation from a negligent party for your lost income, medical bills, pain and suffering, and other damages, you must file […]

Rutter Mills Included Among Virginia Lawyers Weekly Largest Verdicts of 2019

Rutter Mills is deeply honored to have been included in Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s prestigious 2019 survey of the largest jury verdicts across the state. To be included in this annual compilation, verdicts must meet the following requirements: A minimum $1 million award. The verdict must be returned in a Virginia court. The verdict must have […]

Driver Complaints: The Worst Intersections in Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads has its fair share of irritating intersections — crossroads that are maddening, frustrating, and just get under your skin. Intersections are some of the most crash-prone areas. Whether attributed to driver behavior, construction work, high traffic volume, or poorly timed signals, some intersections are more annoying – and potentially more dangerous – than […]

Jury Awards Our Client $513,000 for Truck Accident Injury

Our client, a 43-year-old Virginia Beach resident, was injured when his truck was struck on the interstate by an uninsured driver who lost control entering the highway and t-boned our client. Our client’s truck spun and hit the jersey wall multiple times, causing him to re-injure his neck. After a year and half of therapy, […]

Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident? You’re Covered Up to $1 Million

Hurt in an accident while taking an Uber or a Lyft? Rest assured that injured passengers are protected by a special insurance coverage. Both companies have $1 million in liability insurance that covers uninsured and underinsured drivers. This policy is more than 40 times greater than that carried by most taxi companies, and provides a […]

Don’t Abbreviate 2020 on Legal Documents

Many people abbreviate when writing dates on checks and other legal documents. However, according to sources like Newsweek, police departments and consumer advocates are cautioning against this practice now that 2020 is here. What’s wrong with the MM/DD/YY format? Law enforcement says that shortening “2020” to just “20” can leave you open to fraud when […]

New Year’s Eve Events in Hampton Roads 2019

Norfolk: Dickens’ Christmas Towne: New Year’s Eve Party & Great Balloon Drop  Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 from 12:00pm to 5:00PM Located at Nauticus at 1 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510 Highlights: Ring in the New Year with this kid-friendly event featuring a balloon drop at 3 p.m.!  Explore Dickens’ Christmas Towne—a magical holiday village in […]

5 Facts to Remember Before Celebrating this New Year’s Eve

Here are some eye-opening facts and statistics from AAA & The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to think about before getting behind the wheel this New Year’s Eve:  DUI arrests peak between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.  Across the country, 36 people, on average, were killed every day in crashes involving alcohol between 2001 and […]

What Matters Most

This holiday season, we’d like to share one of our favorite Rutter Mills TV ads entitled, “What Matters Most.” For 50 years, what’s mattered most to our clients is what’s mattered most to us, because our clients are our neighbors right here in Hampton Roads. We invite you to watch and share this with your […]