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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 […]

Rutter Mills 2019 Year in Review

Another year is coming to end, and as always, we like to take a moment and reflect on accomplishments, successes, and moments of joy that made this year so special. We are so grateful for the chance to serve our community and are looking forward to the year ahead. Here are some of our most […]

Holiday Events in Hampton Roads

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again! Here at Rutter Mills, we love the holidays, and this year we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite places and traditions in Virginia’s Hampton Roads region. Norfolk Botanical Garden The Norfolk Botanical Garden offers a wide variety of activities this time of year. For the […]

Should You Talk to the Insurance Company After an Accident?

Virginia is one of the few “at-fault” states in the country, which means the person deemed responsible for causing the accident is also financially liable for paying all damages. For this reason, you should think twice before talking to the other motorist’s insurance company without representation. Naturally, they will be looking for a way out […]

Family Friendly Holiday Events In Hampton Roads in 2019

Norfolk: Dickens’ Christmas Towne Friday November 29th, 2019 through Tuesday, December 31st, 2019 Located at Nauticus at 1 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510 Highlights: Explore Dickens’ Christmas Towne—a magical holiday village in the Decker Half Moone Center at Nauticus—featuring music, entertainment, food, shops, and more! New entertainment highlights this holiday season. Gingerbread men walk, nutcrackers […]

Virginia’s School Bus Traffic Laws Help Keep Kids Safe

School Bus Safety Week begins October 21. It’s the perfect time for drivers to reflect on how to keep students safe from school bus traffic accidents all year long. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that from August 2018 to March 2019, 12 children were killed and another 47 were injured while getting on […]

Halloween 2019 – The Annual Rutter Mills Costume Contest!

The annual Rutter Mills Halloween Costume Contest is always one of our favorite events of the year, and this year was certainly no exception! Everyone brought their A-game and stepped up their creativity! We hope you have as much fun browsing these pictures as we did with the contest! Happy Halloween from all your friends […]

Injured at Work? Here’s How to Fight for Your Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation insurance is meant to provide financial assistance to employees who are hurt on the job. However, valid claims for medical coverage and lost wages are often denied by the big insurance companies representing employers. If you have been injured at work, or you find yourself injured at work in the future, the following […]

Jury Awards $1 Million to Car Accident Plaintiff Represented by Rutter Mills

Rutter Mills is pleased to report another win that resulted in a $1 million verdict for our client. The client was inside his vehicle on the side of the road with a flat tire when a commercial vehicle struck his vehicle without slowing down. The force of impact catapulted the client’s vehicle across the highway […]