In an article published by AAA, it discussed a December 2016 report by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s that found “that drivers missing 2-3 hours of sleep in a 24-hour period more than quadrupled their risk of a crash compared to drivers getting the recommended seven hours of sleep. This is the same crash risk the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration associates with driving over the legal limit for alcohol.”
“Both James and Juli are highly respected lawyers with impressive track records,” said William B. Porter, managing principal of the firm. “Their collective experience makes them significant assets for the firm and our clients.”
Blankingship & Keith, PC is pleased to announce that the firm recently received a Certificate of Excellence from Legal Services of Northern Virginia (LSNV) for participation in the Fairfax Attorney of the Day Program.
Once again, more than a dozen attorneys from Blankingship & Keith, PC were selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2017. This marks the 30th year that A. Hugo Blankingship, Jr., of counsel to Blankingship & Keith, was recognized by Best Lawyers in America. John A. C. Keith, Peter S. Everett, and Robert J. Stoney, all principals with the firm, have each been named to the list for 15 or more years.
Blankingship & Keith, P.C. is pleased to welcome Lindy K. Stevens to the firm as an associate. Her practice focuses primarily on education law and estate planning matters.
“Lindy is a tremendous asset to our team of attorneys and enhances our capabilities to serve our clients adeptly,” said William B. Porter, managing principal of the firm.
Jessica Sura Speaks to Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and Quoted in Virginia Lawyers Weekly regarding Ride Sharing Companies
Never get into a car with a stranger! It’s one of the cardinal rules we learn when we’re young, but now there’s an app for that. Blankingship & Keith associate Jessica Sura spoke about strategies for pursuing claims against the companies that offer those apps at the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) convention last month.
A team of attorneys from Blankingship & Keith, PC – Robert Stoney, Peter Everett, Mark Towery, Chidi James and Jessica Sura – has secured settlements totally just over $3 million for a 4-year-old boy who was severely scalded when a free-standing range toppled over on him. David Nestor of Fairfax, Virginia, served as co-counsel for the plaintiff.