Virginia lawyers are required to complete twelve hours of Continuing Legal Education every year. At the invitation of the National Business Institute, Peter Grenier of the Grenier Law Group has been a frequent invited speaker and lecturer about various hot Virginia legal topics. In this article, which was submitted in conjunction with one of his lectures, he addresses such topics as the monetary limits available for different types of personal injury and wrongful death cases; the components making up the recoverable damages; the collateral source rule; the plaintiff’s duty to mitigate damages; aggravation of a pre-existing condition; aggravation of injuries by a treating physician; punitive (punishment) damages; and statutory beneficiaries in wrongful death case.  Click here to read his article.