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If You’ve Been Injured, We Can Handle Your Case With No Face to Face Meeting

Injured in an accident or hurt on the job? Geoff McDonald & Associates offers a free no-obligation consultation and electronic signups, so you never need to leave home to get experienced legal representation. Our…

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The Importance of Avoiding Social Media After an Accident

At Geoff McDonald and Associates, P.C. we understand how important protecting the details of your case are. We also understand the temptation to share moments of your life on social media; especially when…

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Vaping and the E-Cigarette Industry; A National Epidemic

Sleek and minimalist in the design, with a wide variety of flavors and portable chargers able to be discretely plugged into USB-ports; there’s an undeniable convenience behind the technology that fuels…

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Do I Have to Pay Taxes on my Worker’s Compensation?

If you’ve been hurt on the job and received workers’ compensation benefits, you may be wondering if you have to pay taxes on workers’ comp benefits. Generally speaking, workers’ compensation is not taxable,…

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Can I Claim Personal Injury On My Own Insurance?

If you are injured in a car accident, navigating the maze of insurance claims, medical expenses, and all the other complications that come afterward can be overwhelming. If you file a claim with your own…

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Does Homeowners' Insurance Cover Slip & Falls?

You may know that your homeowners’ insurance will cover medical and other expenses in the event that a visitor is injured in your home or on your property. But what about injuries sustained by you or your…

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Virginia Seat Belt Laws in 2019

Changes in 2019 A new law regarding child car seats and restraints was passed in May of 2018 and will take effect on July 1, 2019. The new law requires that children remain in rear-facing car seats until…

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How Are Personal Injury Lawyers Paid?

If you’ve been injured at the fault of someone else, you have probably considered hiring a lawyer, but you may be wondering if you can afford to pay attorney’s fees. You have likely already incurred many…

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Are Personal Injury Settlements Taxable?

If you are involved in a personal injury lawsuit, you probably have a lot of questions about what will happen if your case is settled, including if your settlement is taxable. You may have heard about…

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Personal Injury Interrogatories: What to Expect

If you are injured in an accident and file a lawsuit against the person who caused the accident, you may feel overwhelmed by the legal process and wonder what you should expect. One of the first things…

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