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  • Northern Virginia Truck Rollover Accidents and Recoveries

    May 10, 2022

    Truckers are responsible for controlling large and sometimes unstable vehicles. Truck accidents happen in a variety of ways, but one of the worst possible accidents is a rollover. A rollover truck accident can be caused by anything from driver error to improperly loaded cargo. If you are hurt by a rolled over truck, the injuries can be significant, and you may have the right to make a legal recovery The Dangers of a Truck Rollover...
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  • What to Do If You Break a Bone in a Vehicle Collision

    Apr 12, 2022

    Daily life in Virginia requires driving, be it your morning commute or running the kids to various activities. With busy roads and distracted and reckless drivers, accidents can and do happen. If the accident is severe enough, both driver and passengers may experience serious injuries such as broken bones. If this happens to you, do you know what steps to take to ensure a full recovery, both physically and financially? Here's what you should do...
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  • Determining Possible Defendants in a Virginia Truck Accident Case

    Mar 10, 2022

    Truck accidents are complicated and traumatic for victims. The sheer size of a big rig can cause irreparable damage to a standard vehicle and can often inflict serious bodily injury as well. If you are seeking damages related to a truck accident, it is important to identify the correct defendant. Failure to do so can leave you empty-handed. Possible Defendants in a Truck Crash When you are injured in a collision with a semi-truck or...
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  • Delivery Truck Accidents in Virginia: What to Know and What to Do

    Jan 11, 2022

    As our world has experienced a significant rise in online shopping and home delivery services, you have likely noticed more delivery trucks out on the roads than ever before. While the increase in delivery drivers has undoubtedly made life more convenient, there has also now been an increase in accidents involving delivery trucks on the road. It’s important to know what to do and what your options are if you find yourself in a collision...
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  • Know Your Rights If a Drunk Driver Is at Fault for Your Car Accident

    Dec 10, 2021

    While all car accidents can be serious, some of the most tragic are caused by drivers under the influence. According to a recent report from the Commonwealth of Virginia, there were over 7,000 alcohol-related car crashes in 2019. Among those accidents, there were 264 deaths and 4,402 injuries. If you or someone you love finds themselves the victim of a drunk driver, it is important to know your rights under Virginia law. Chances are you...
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  • 5 Things Not to Do After a Car Accident

    Aug 19, 2021

    Car accidents happen so suddenly that many people struggle with their reactions during and immediately following the collision. It is easy to let your emotions get the best of you, but try your best to keep a cool head and avoid doing these five things. 1. Do Not Leave the Scene of the Accident If you are in a car accident of any type, always stay at the scene. Drivers who leave can be prosecuted...
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  • Daydreaming Drivers Cause Nightmare Accidents

    Jan 6, 2020

    Think that distracted driving just means using your phone while you drive? Texting and driving is dangerous, and it’s good to be aware of that. However, the truth is that distraction goes much deeper than texting alone. Anything that takes your mind off of the road — a cognitive distraction — may lead to an accident. Take, for example, a study that showed daydreaming caused about 61% of distraction-based accidents. Drivers didn’t look away from...
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  • Driver Negligence May Lead to Dangerous Pedestrian Accidents

    Apr 17, 2019

    Spring has arrived in Northern Virginia and more Fairfax residents may be choosing to spend time outdoors as the weather begins to warm. Residents may opt to play with their children outdoors or walk to work as temperatures rise and signs of winter begin to melt away. As they increase their time outside of their homes they may become aware of the dangers that can threaten their safety when they are near roads. Collisions between...
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  • The Five Essentials of Bicycling

    May 3, 2012

    A bicyclist’s safety on the road depends on the five essential bicycling skills. These skills can reduce your risk of a bicycle injury. Handling Control your bike. Know how to handle (start, stop, turn, ride in a straight line, keep balance at slow speeds, check over should without swerving) your bike property so that a collision could be avoided. Also, equip your bike with the required safety features (brakes, front and rear reflectors and lights)...
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