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Partly at fault for a car accident

If I’m Partly at Fault for my Car Accident, Can I Still File Suit?

Very rarely is there ever a clear cut “bad guy” in a car accident. Usually, both parties are partly at fault. Sure, one driver may be more at fault than the other. But rarely is one party completely innocent. There are some situations where you can see that one driver is clearly at fault. Some…

Common causes for truck accidents

What are the Major Causes of Truck Accidents in Virginia Beach

A lot of people are afraid to share the road with tractor trailers. These huge trucks have a bad reputation when it comes to accidents and safety. And, there’s a good reason for this. No matter how careful truck drivers are, it is a fact that truck accidents are some of the most dangerous accidents…

How to Detect a Traumatic Brain Injury

How to Know If You Have A Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury is one of the possible effects of a serious car accident. It can present as a wide range of symptoms and conditions ranging from mild to severe. If you’ve been involved in a crash in Richmond, Virginia, you may want to know how you can identify a TBI. You may also…

Technologies Against Drowsy Driving

Technology to Help Against Drowsy Driving

Drowsy driving is a menace and a major hazard in the USA. It happens because drivers ignore their physical condition. When drivers fail to get adequate rest, they put other road users in jeopardy. Thankfully, technology can play a role in reducing drowsy driving and making our roads safer.  How Can Technology Prevent Drowsy Driving?…

Never Accept a Settlement Without Talking to a Lawyer First

Why You Should Not Accept a Settlement from an Insurance Company Without Contacting A Lawyer

In the aftermath of an accident in Virginia, your focus will be on receiving compensation for your losses. You will weigh the different options for proceeding with your insurance claim. You may consider settling with the insurance company without hiring a car accident lawyer. However, you need to think about if this would be a…

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Common Types of Rear-End Car Accident Injuries

Rear-end car collisions are very common in Richmond, VA. According to the National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), these accidents account for 29% of all crashes in the US. NHTSA says rear-end car accidents are frequently caused by the driver of the lead vehicle. The driver may: Stop suddenly, causing the driver behind to ram into…

Injured man with neck brace sitting in waiting room

What is the Average Settlement for a Whiplash Injury in a Car Accident?

You have probably seen someone who was involved in a car accident with a big neck brace shortly after. This person is likely to have suffered a whiplash injury as a result of the accident. Whiplash injuries are very common if you’re involved in a rear-end car accident. You can, however, also suffer this type…

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Car Accident Resulting in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

A traumatic brain injury is one of the more severe injuries a car accident can cause. Sadly a lot of car accidents in Richmond, VA cause traumatic brain injuries. There are close to 2 million reported cases of TBI’s a year in the US. Because the injury affects the brain, your physical and mental abilities…

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Importance of Obtaining a Police Accident Report

After a car accident, you might want to seek compensation from the negligent driver who caused you to be injured. One of the most important documents you will need to file your claim is a police accident report. To ensure this document is available when you need it, you should call the police immediately after…

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How are Pain and Suffering Determined in a Car Accident?

Following a car accident, you could be entitled to compensation. If the accident was not your fault, you could ask for economic and non-economic damages from the negligent party. Economic damages are easy to calculate and prove. They include medical bills, lost wages, property damage, mileage expenses or similar costs. To determine economic damages, a…

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