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Category: Car Accidents

  • What Happens If You’re Hit by an Uninsured Driver?

    Nov 15
    Pedestrian accidents in Virginia are the cause of countless injuries every year. Regrettably, those involved in these accidents are often left with physical and emotional injuries that have far-reaching consequences. After being hurt in an accident, victims can file a personal injury lawsuit. But what happens when the involved driver has no car insurance coverage...
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  • What to Do If the At-Fault Driver’s Insurance Is Not Sufficient

    Oct 17
    Accidents happen, and they happen more than you might think. Car accidents occur at an alarming rate, reaching thousands each day. Most of the time, insurance policies will cover the expenses related to any damages or injuries—typically the at-fault driver’s policy in states with negligence laws like Virginia. However, you might be even more unfortunate...
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  • Civil Suits After a Car Accident: Seeking Compensation and Justice

    Sep 20
    Car accidents are a terrifying situation to find oneself in. The immediate situation needs to be processed and handled, but many car accident victims suffer anxiety and stress following the incident. Many victims require time to heal from their injuries, have medical bills to pay, and need to get their vehicle fixed as well as...
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  • What Should I Do If I’m Offered a Settlement by the Insurance Company?

    Jul 13
    Accidents can throw a person’s life into chaos, especially severe ones. The aftermath of devastating injuries resulting from someone else’s negligence will include hospital and medical treatment bills as well as possible financial strain from being out of work. When you are injured in an accident and require medical treatment, the at-fault party’s insurance company may...
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  • New Uninsured Motorist Insurance Law Change: What Virginia Drivers Need to Know

    Jul 1
    On July 1, 2023, a new law took effect that impacts new and renewed motor vehicle insurance policies in Virginia. Drivers should know how this law changes their uninsured motorist coverage and what to look out for when purchasing a new policy or renewing their current one to ensure they are protected.
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  • Types of Damages in a Car Accident Claim

    Mar 23
    Lawyers often use the term “damages” when discussing car accident-related claims and cases. However, there isn’t just one type of damage that can be pertinent to you if you’ve been in a car crash. Typically, three types of damage could apply economic damages, non-economic damages, and punitive damages. It’s important to understand the makeup of...
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  • Should I Sue a Friend or a Family Member After an Accident?

    Dec 14
    You’ve been in an accident with a close friend or a family member. It’s a sticky situation because while you are close, there is damage to you or your property. Those damages cost money. An accident is an accident, and you don’t want to be on the hook for something you weren’t responsible for.  Suing...
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  • 5 Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Nov 4
    A personal injury is something none of us ever want to experience. These injuries are unpredictable, traumatic, and in most cases, expensive. Not only do you have to consider the costly medical bills resulting from your injuries, but you may also have lost wages due to time missed at work and other damages that affect...
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  • Teen Driver Risk Factors

    Oct 24
    Becoming a licensed driver is a significant event in any teen’s life. Unfortunately, it can be terrifying for parents and caregivers. Driving is an enormous responsibility, and it is a task that requires quick decision-making. The reality is that teens are more likely to be in car accidents because of their lack of driving experience....
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  • Safety Tips for Drivers & Pedestrians

    Oct 6
    More than 125 pedestrians were fatally injured due to motor vehicle accidents in 2021 in the state of Virginia. The total figure of pedestrian fatalities and injuries continues to increase yearly, despite the strict laws and regulations we have in place. Pedestrians and motorists must engage in safe practices while sharing the road to decrease...
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