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  • Who can be sued for wrongful death in Virginia after a fatal motorcycle crash?
    When someone dies in a motorcycle accident they didn't cause, Virginia law allows the personal representative or executor of the deceased's estate to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party or parties. Potentially liable parties in a Virginia motorcycle crash wrongful death insurance claim or lawsuit may include motorists or truck drivers who drove carelessly, manufacturers who designed or marketed dangerous or defective vehicle components, mechanics who failed to make appropriate repairs, and...
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  • How is a motorcycle accident different from a car accident?
    Motorcyclists know all too well the issues and viewpoints they face as owners of a bike. But when it comes to accidents on the road, things can be even more complicated and often unfair. How exactly is a motorcycle accident different from a car accident? Read on to learn about the challenges you’ll face if you’ve been injured in a motorcycle accident caused by another party’s negligence. Fighting a Bias Against Motorcycle Drivers Motorcyclists are...
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  • What are the types of damages I can recover after a car accident?
    Personal injury damages are important to help get injured victims back on their feet and hold negligent drivers responsible for the harm they caused. An unexpected car accident can cause injuries ranging from soft tissue injuries and broken bones to traumatic brain injuries and other catastrophic injuries. Personal injury damages are available to help victims with the different types of harm they may have suffered. The first type of damages is compensation for medical expenses...
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  • How long will it take to resolve a case related to a motorcycle accident?
    Being injured in a motorcycle accident can be traumatic and difficult to recover from. If you have been working with an attorney to seek damages, you might find yourself growing impatient regarding how long it takes to process a claim and close it out. Unfortunately, there is no clear-cut answer—the amount of time depends upon a few different factors. Key Factors That Determine Time Frame In the state of Virginia, the statute of limitations to...
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  • Do I Need to Get Medical Attention After a Virginia Car Accident Even If I Don’t Think I Was Seriously Injured?
    Car accidents can be traumatic and disorienting experiences. You might think that you feel perfectly fine immediately after the crash. While this is certainly something to be thankful for, those first moments after an accident should not be all you depend on as a diagnosis for your injuries. Our experienced car accident attorneys typically advise our clients to seek medical attention regardless of how they feel following a car crash, even if their injuries seem...
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  • Should I pursue a personal injury claim if I was hurt by a reckless driver in Virginia?
    If you were injured in a car accident that was caused by a reckless driver, you may be wondering if you should pursue a personal injury claim. While it can seem overwhelming to go through the extra steps to do so, it is usually the only way to receive the damages you deserve, even if the reckless driver is charged with a traffic offense. Reckless Driving in Fairfax Under Virginia law, reckless driving is considered...
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