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    • Who Pays for Damages when At-Fault Driver in Borrowed Vehicle?

      Who Pays for Damages when At-Fault Driver in Borrowed Vehicle?

      When most people think of car accident injury claims, they usually think that the at-fault driver is the one who the claim is filed against and it is their auto insurance carrier that will ultimately be responsible for paying the […]

    • West Virginia Judge Hands Down Harshest Possible Sentence in Fatal DUI Case

      West Virginia Judge Hands Down Harshest Possible Sentence in Fatal DUI Case

      Judge John Hatcher in Fayetteville, West Virginia gave the harshest sentence possible under state law on Dec. 28 to a young woman who was driving under the influence of drugs when she killed a married couple on June 18, 2015 […]

    • Fatal Car Accident Rate in West Virginia Higher Than National Average

      Fatal Car Accident Rate in West Virginia Higher Than National Average

      At least 240 people were killed in car accidents in West Virginia in 2015, according to state statistics. The fatality rate in West Virginia is higher than the national average.  Experts speculate the mountainous terrain, speeding, and alcohol consumption on […]

    • Herndon, Virginia Crime Spree Results in 5 Injuries

      Herndon, Virginia Crime Spree Results in 5 Injuries

      A woman and five children suffered serious injuries when a stolen pickup truck slammed into a minivan on December 27 in a police chase in Herndon, Virginia. Police reported that all parties who were injured are still in the hospital. […]

    • Study: Older Texting Drivers More Dangerous than Teen Drivers Who Text

      Study: Older Texting Drivers More Dangerous than Teen Drivers Who Text

      There have been many studies and articles written about the dangers of teenagers texting and driving. One study, however, found that older drivers who text and drive may be more dangerous behind the wheel than teens who text and drive […]

    • Fair Compensation for Wrongful Death

      Fair Compensation for Wrongful Death

      What happens in fatal car wrecks? Like most other states, North Carolina has a wrongful death statute. Under this law, an experienced attorney can provide a family compensation for their loss. Direct economic losses in wrongful death cases are compensable. […]

    • Elderly More at Risk for Pedestrian Accidents

      Elderly More at Risk for Pedestrian Accidents

      Multiple studies have shown that older people are at a much greater risk than younger bystanders for fatal injuries stemming from pedestrian accidents. Older pedestrians are at a considerably greater risk than their younger counterparts when they go for a […]

    • ‘Tis the Season for a Designated Driver

      ‘Tis the Season for a Designated Driver

      While many are feverishly preparing for guests, holiday menus and gifts for the upcoming celebrations, law enforcement and emergency responders in Virginia and around the country are preparing for the potential of an increased number of vehicle accidents. Not only […]

    • When Minor Car Crash Injuries Result in Long-Term Disabilities

      When Minor Car Crash Injuries Result in Long-Term Disabilities

      When many of us think of car accidents, we often visualize horrific car crash scenes where the vehicles involved are crushed or smashed beyond recognition. This is probably due to the images we see on television news or online publications. […]

    • Broken and Fractured Bone Injuries in a Virginia Accident

      Broken and Fractured Bone Injuries in a Virginia Accident

      One of the most common types of injuries that a victim can suffer in a car accident or other type of accident is a fractured bone. Although many people tend to think of fractured bones as a “routine” type of […]