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Category: Car Accidents

  • USING HEALTH INSURANCE FOR CAR ACCIDENT INJURIES

    Jun 1
    After suffering injuries in a car accident, many people find themselves puzzled concerning who will pay their medical bills and whether they should use their health insurance. This confusion is understandable. The last thing you want to worry about after an auto accident, especially one caused by someone else’s negligence, is whether your health insurance covers your injuries. In...
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  • WHAT KIND OF EVIDENCE WILL I NEED TO FILE MY PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM IN VIRGINIA?

    Feb 14
    If you have been seriously injured by another person’s carelessness, you deserve to be fully compensated. Unfortunately, the insurance companies will do everything they can to protect their bottom line by offering less than you deserve for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain, suffering, and inconvenience. Like all legal cases, sufficient evidence is needed for...
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  • ARE POLICE REPORTS NEEDED TO FILE A CAR ACCIDENT CLAIM?

    Jan 5
    Do you need a police report to file a car accident claim? No, it is not 100% necessary to have a police report when filing your car accident claim. Although, it is greatly beneficial that you do have one. A police report is useful for a car accident claim because: It provides a reputable source that...
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  • WHAT IS CONTRIBUTORY NEGLIGENCE AND CAN IT HURT MY PERSONAL INJURY CASE?

    Dec 22
    Virginia is one of only a handful of states in the country that uses contributory negligence rules when considering personal injury claims. If you’ve been injured in an accident in Virginia, contributory negligence can be a serious problem for you and your case.   Under contributory negligence laws, you can lose your entire right to collect financial recovery from...
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  • ROAD TRIP SAFETY TIPS FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON

    Nov 22
    The time between Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day is a busy time of year – both in our personal lives and on the roads. It is also known as one of the most dangerous times to be on the road due to heavy traffic, distracted and drunk drivers, stress, and inclement weather. AAA predicts that...
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  • NATIONAL TEEN DRIVER SAFETY WEEK

    Oct 11
    It is no surprise that teen drivers account for more auto accidents than any other age group, which of course causes parents and caregivers everywhere a lot of anxiety. Even if you feel that your child is a safe driver, knowing that they are driving among other drivers that may not be following the rules...
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  • DO I HAVE A CASE IF THE OTHER DRIVER LEFT THE SCENE OF AN ACCIDENT?

    Sep 29
    Hit-and-run accidents happen all the time even though fleeing the scene following a crash is against the law in Virginia. Many times, a driver will leave the scene of an accident because they are driving under the influence, without a license, or do not have auto insurance. According to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), more than...
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  • SIX REASONS YOU SHOULD HIRE A PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY

    Aug 30
    Every day all over Virginia, hundreds of people fall victim to personal injury because of other people’s negligence. Unfortunately, many are unaware that they could be entitled to compensation because of their injuries, and they take no action. Minor injuries may be easy to overcome but more significant injuries can leave you with a mountain...
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  • THE IMPORTANCE OF HAVING ENOUGH AUTO INSURANCE COVERAGE IN VIRGINIA

    Jul 19
    According to the Insurance Information Institute (iii.org), approximately 1 in 10 drivers in Virginia are uninsured, and it may be even higher. This means that you could easily be involved in a car accident with another driver that does not have auto insurance. You may also be involved in an accident with someone that does not have enough auto...
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  • WHAT NOT TO DO AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT

    Apr 29
    Everything you do after a car accident matters, including what you don’t do. For everything that you should do to collect evidence and protect yourself from being unfairly blamed for the crash, there is at least one other thing you should keep in mind and try to avoid. Five things you should NOT do after a car accident are:...
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