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Injuries at Daycares in Virginia Spark Oversight Concerns

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Injuries at Daycares in Virginia Spark Oversight Concerns

Our children are precious but we often have to put them in the care of others from an early age, whether at schools or daycares. When children are younger, they are more susceptible to serious injuries. In Virginia, the level of oversight of daycares is questionable. Injuries at daycares in Virginia have sparked mounting concerns…. Read More »

Cooper Hurley Client is Awarded $343,900 After Failure to Yield Accident in Virginia

Drivers who fail to yield the right of way are one of the most significant causes of wrecks with serious injuries in the Commonwealth. In a recent case, a Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers client was awarded $343,919 after a failure to yield accident in Virginia. The woman suffered a torn rotator cuff, a fractured elbow,… Read More »

Is Your Prom Night a Disaster Waiting to Happen? Limo Tragedy Highlights the Dangers

Young people going to proms and others attending parties and celebrations in Hampton Roads often rent limousines. But how safe are these vehicles? A horrific limo crash that killed 20 people in New York State has highlighted serious safety issues in the industry. Earlier today, the operator of the limousine company at the center of… Read More »

Seven Safety Steps to Take at the School Bus Stop in Virginia

When nights and mornings get darker, children face more hazards going to school and coming home in Virginia. Students face more dangers at the school bus stop than on the bus itself. Parents can take steps to keep their kids safe. See Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers’ infographic on how to stay safe at the school… Read More »

Self-Driving Car Rules May be Eased Despite Safety Concerns

At a time when more and more questions are being asked about the safety of self-driving cars, the Trump administration is backing the technology in a report that may ease self-driving car rules. In a new report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveals it is planning to change some important rules that have… 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 Injury Lawyers as an associate attorney. He became a partner in 2017.

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