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Rutter Mills Secures Impressive Jury Verdict for Victim of Truck Accident

Rutter Mills has once again been recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly for a remarkable personal injury verdict. A Portsmouth circuit court jury recently awarded our client over 260% more compensation than the insurances company’s offer that was made just one week before trial. Attorneys Georgina Montgomery and Adam Lotkin won this $400,000 verdict for our […]

5 Critical Factors That Lead to Major Large Truck Accidents

Tractor-trailer and semi-truck accidents cause thousands of fatalities annually. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reports 1,822 deaths and 30,177 injuries in the country in 2013 due to large truck accidents. Although sometimes unavoidable, there are precautions to take. We have identified major issues typically causing a trucking accident: – Maintenance of the truck. Even […]

Roanoke Police On the Look Out for Pedestrian Hit & Run Truck Driver

Late last night, on October 29, 2013, a pedestrian was hit by a dark-colored truck at the 2200 block of Melrose Avenue near the turn to go to Orange Avenue. Roanoke City Police are searching for the truck driver. Injuries were not life-threatening, and the victim is expected to fully recover. For more information on […]

Safely Securing Cargo – Do it the right way.

Don’t Be This Guy.   Whether you are transporting furniture, lumber, or landscaping equipment, make sure your items are secure. Not only will a secure load avoid an accident, but will also ensure your items remain undamaged. Hauling items can be a dangerous task, and can result in a deadly accident if not properly addressed. […]

What To Do If I Was Rear-Ended By A Truck?

If you have been rear-ended by a truck, you may be overwhelmed with questions. Eighteen-wheelers and other large freight carriers are massive in relation to cars, thus causing serious, sometimes fatal, accidents. Roughly 500,000 truck-related accidents occur nationally each year; 5,000 result in fatalities. These accidents typically occur because of negligence. Trucks have large blind […]