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Eric Washburn

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 […]

Eric Washburn

‘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 […]

Rick Shapiro

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. […]

Eric Washburn

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 […]

Randy Appleton

Two Killed in Head-On Crash in Crimora, Virginia

Two people were fatally injured in a crash that shut down Route 340 in Crimora, Virginia on November 26.  The Virginia State Police reported that a Toyota 4Runner was going south on the highway when it crossed the center line […]

Eric Washburn

How Much Is Pain and Suffering Worth in a Virginia Injury Claim?

When a person is injured in a vehicle accident that was caused by another party or parties, Virginia law states that they are entitled to file a claim for relief of the financial damages the injuries have caused. In the […]

Eric Washburn

Car Seats and Winter Coats: Dangerous Combo in a Virginia Car Accident

As we head into December, we brace for the colder than normal weather that is forecasted this year.The t-shirts and shorts have been put away, replaced by toasty sweaters and winter coats. If you are a parent of a small […]

Randy Appleton

Truck Driver Charged in Crash That Killed Virginia Woman

A tractor-trailer driver that was blamed for a deadly truck crash that killed a woman from Spotsylvania County, Virginia will be charged in the accident. The Virginia State Police reported this week that the 62-year-old truck driver from Georgia will […]

Randy Appleton

Allegedly Drunk Boater to Face Trial in Indiana

A 20-year-old woman in Fort Wayne, Indiana who allegedly was drunk when she drove a boat that spun out of control on Lake Gage in July, will face a criminal trial in 2018. Dominique M. Effinger, 20, will be in […]

Randy Appleton

Dangers of Rib Injuries to the Lungs

Chest trauma is one of the leading causes of death in this country. The most common cause of chest trauma is car accidents. In fact, between 70 and 80 percent of all chest trauma injuries happen in motor vehicle accidents, […]