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Prince William County, VA lies just 35 miles south of the nation's capital Washington, D.C. Named for Prince William Augustus, English Duke of Cumberland, the county was first settled by English immigrants in 1653 and was formed in 1731. Prince William County was would become the site of the first major land battle of the Civil War, the Battle of Manassas, during which the towns and residents suffered significant losses.
In recent history, Prince William County has prospered, becoming one of the highest income counties in the United States. Cities located within the county's 348 square miles include the county seat of Manassas, Dumfries, Occoquan, Haymarket, and Quantico. The county's 383,600 residents and visitors enjoy attractions such as the Manassas Battlefield National Park, the National Museum of the Marine Corps, and the Cramer Center.
Many Prince William County lawyers have made this community their home. Lawyers in Prince William County frequently deal with cases surrounding real estate, personal injury, crime, employment, wills trust and estates, and many other legal issues.
A lawsuit was recently filed by a former sailor in Prince William County against a gym where he underwent a CrossFit workout regimen. Lawyers in Prince William County argued for both sides of the case. The plaintiff claims that the gym owners and a former trainer oversaw a workout at the gym which caused the sailor to suffer from rhabdomyolysis (a condition which results when small shreds of muscular fiber are absorbed though the bloodstream ultimately poisoning the kidneys) as a result of the CrossFit workout performed under the trainer's direction, causing permanent disability. A jury in the case awarded the sailor $300,000 in damages in 2009.
Prince William County is part of the Virginia judicial system. Lawyers in Prince William County may argue their case in the limited jurisdiction 31st Judicial District General District Court, the general jurisdiction Circuit Court, the Court of Appeals of Virginia or the Supreme Court of Virginia. Prince William County lawyers can help you to navigate this legal system.
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Last Modified: 02-27-2014 08:56 AM PST