Truck AccidentsWhat Are the Psychological Effects of Being in a Car Accident?
The physical repercussions of a car accident can be severe. A survivor could have significant injuries that cause great pain, suffering and economic hardship. Physical injuries are not the only consequences crash victims can face, however. Many car accident survivors also deal with psychological ramifications – stress, anxiety and mental health conditions that can last… read moreFour Things You Must Do Following a Truck Accident in Richmond
Truck accidents in Virginia are far different from car crashes. The weight and size differences between the two vehicles that collide lead to catastrophic injuries and damages. Because of the seriousness of most truck collisions, many people are left in a lot of pain and confused about what just happened. During this time, you need… read moreWhat Are the Top Driving Distractions?
Distractions while driving can lead to deadly car accidents. Paying attention to anything other than the road and the driving task can lead to a rear-end collision, pedestrian accident or other serious types of accidents. Distracted drivers cause hundreds of thousands of auto accidents in the US each year. In 2018, distracted drivers injured 400,000… read moreWho Is at Fault for an Accident Caused by Weather?
Fault, or liability, for a car accident, comes down to negligence. The driver who is guilty of the act of negligence or carelessness that caused your crash will be financially responsible for damages. When bad weather causes a car accident, you might not know how to file. After all, you cannot file a lawsuit against… read moreWhat Is Whiplash?
Whiplash is an injury of the neck that most commonly occurs in car accidents, especially rear-end collisions. When kinetic forces whip the head and neck roughly back and forth, the ligaments, tendons, and muscles can suffer injuries such as tears, strains or sprains. Whiplash can be painful and temporarily debilitating for a victim. It could… read moreMy Uber Driver Was in an Accident…Now What?
Uber drivers do not receive any special training prior to being able to pick up passengers and drive them to their destinations. They do not give interviews to Uber supervisors, prove their safe-driving abilities, pass any driving tests or get commercial driver’s licenses. In addition, Uber only looks into the applicant’s last seven years in… read moreI Was Hit by a Car While I Was Crossing the Street…What Should I Do?
Being a pedestrian in Virginia puts you in a vulnerable position. You are at the mercy of all the drivers around you – many of which drive distracted, drowsy or drunk. A single moment of driver carelessness could change your life. You could suffer a serious or catastrophic injury, including damage to your spine, brain… read moreWho Is Liable in a Rear-End Accident?
Many people share the common misconception that fault automatically goes to the second driver in a rear-end collision. After all, it is the following driver’s responsibility to keep a safe distance and pay attention to the road to brake on time. Yet this generalization does not apply to all rear-end accidents in Virginia. Some involve… read more