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Drunk Drivers

A man in Florida who suffers from brain damage due to an accident caused by a drunk driver was awarded $5 million as settlement in his personal injury claim.  In 2007 Dwight Grant, a passenger in a stopped vehicle, was … Continue reading

Drunk Driving

In an effort to combat drunk driving in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Governor Terry McAuliffe introduced the Virginia Faces of Drunk Driving website.  McAuliffe dedicated the Tumblr site to the people whose lives were ended by drunk drivers and also … Continue reading

Vertigo Car Accidents

Vertigo is a feeling that you or your surroundings are spinning.  Car accidents can be the cause.  Vertigo itself is simply a symptom, not a disease.   Vertigo Involves Loss Of Balance Your ability to maintain proper balance is a … Continue reading

Car Accidents Alighting from Vehicle

Many people do not appreciate that car accidents involving alighting from a vehicle are frequently the fault of the person who is exiting the vehicle.  For instance imagine that you park on the right side of a one-way street.  Exiting … Continue reading

Alcohol Intake Discussed By Personal Injury Lawyer

Alcohol intake has been a subject of discussion for many years.  An article from The Washington Post on April 9, 2013 addresses five (5) things to know about drinking.  Moderate alcohol consumption is typically defined as being two (2) drinks … Continue reading

Motor Vehicle Accident Data Addressed By Accident Lawyer

Motor vehicle accident data is becoming more and more available to third parties as electronic sophistication grows.  Many cars that are currently on the road record speed, direction, gear setting and when brakes activate and for how long as a … Continue reading

Teenage Wrongful Death

Teenage wrongful death is on the rise based on some figures from the year 2012.  The 2012 figures are compared to the year 2011, which was a low point in teenage highway deaths so the figures may be somewhat misleading.  In … Continue reading

Motorcycle Accident Deer Collision

The motorcycle accident deer collision phenomenon in the Washington Metropolitan area has taken its toll on motorcyclists.  The Washington Post reports on October 9, 2012 that seven of the eight people that have been killed in collisions with deer over a three-year period … Continue reading

Contributory Negligence Comparative Negligence

Contributory negligence and comparative negligence are concepts that are well-known to any personal injury attorney.  In 46 of the 50 states the rule of law that applies is what is known as comparative negligence.  That is the negligence of the plaintiff is … Continue reading

Auto Accident Attorney Fairfax

An auto accident attorney in Fairfax, Virginia is probably a bit more busy than attorneys in many other parts of the state because of the level of congestion in this area.  Although the roads throughout the Fairfax area tend to be quite … Continue reading

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