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Norfolk Southern Derailment in Knoxville Damages Buildings

When derailments occur on America’s railroads they can be spectacular and dangerous to crews and local residents. A Norfolk Southern derailment in Knoxville in Tennessee made headlines over the weekend. Norfolk Southern confirmed 19 rail cars derailed on Saturday night. Two buildings were damaged but no injuries were reported. Knoxville Police Department stated in a… Read More »

More Pedestrians Were Killed in Car Crashes in the United States

Every month, pedestrians lose their lives on the highways of the United States. We’d like to think roads have more pedestrian-friendly features and cars are safer, but this does not seem to be the case. More pedestrians were killed last year in the United States than in 2015, according to new statistics. The National Highway… Read More »

Virginia Seat-Belt Use Reaches An All-Time High

I’m old enough to remember the 1970s when hardly anybody wore a seat belt in their car.  Fortunately, those days are long gone. A new survey reveals Virginia seat-belt use is at an all-time high. According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, Virginia seat-belt use climbed to 85.3 percent. The figures are good news for… Read More »

Woman is Injured in Portsmouth Crosswalk Accident

I never cease to be amazed at how pedestrians are regularly mown down by cars when they are exercising their rights to cross the road. Just this week, a woman was injured in a Portsmouth crosswalk accident. Misty Holly, a spokeswoman for Portsmouth Police, said the pedestrian was hit on a crosswalk at Columbia and… Read More »

Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers Backs the Suffolk Lady Cougars Basketball

At Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers, we aim to support organizations that change lives in Hampton Roads and further afield. The Suffolk Lady Cougars is a prime example. The Lady Cougars is the only all girls AAU basketball organization in Suffolk., according to head coach and director Beverly Gaston. We were encouraged to support the team… Read More »

John Cooper

John Cooper is a veteran of personal injury law practice in Virginia. A native Virginian, he was raised in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. He has more than 20 years of experience handling personal injury cases and recently handled the largest auto accident settlement in 2010, according to VA Lawyers Weekly. The award provided $3.5 million to a child whose young father died when the vehicle he was a passenger in was rear-ended by a careless truck driver.

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Jim Hurley

Jim Hurley has been practicing law throughout Virginia for more than two-and-a-half decades. During his career, he has tried more than 100 jury trials — a staggering number — and handled hundreds more that were settled out of court. He is guided by the principle that the client is in charge of his or her case and should be kept fully aware of the litigation process. Jim has been awarded an AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating given, for his practice of law. He was named in Virginia Super Lawyers in 2014, 2015, 2016.

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Bill O’mara

Bill O’Mara started his legal career in 2008, moving back to his home town of Chesapeake, VA. He has practiced in the field of plaintiffs’ personal injury and other litigation. He has gained extensive court room and trial experience, including contested trials before judges and juries across Hampton Roads. In 2014, Mr. O’Mara joined Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers as an associate attorney. He became a partner in 2017.

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    When derailments occur on America’s railroads they can be spectacular and dangerous to crews and local residents. A Norfolk Southern derailment in Knoxville in Tennessee… Read More »


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