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December 2014 Archives

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Serious car accident in South Richmond, speed may be factor

A number of different factors can cause a serious car accident. Some of these factors can be out of the control of drivers -- like sudden obstacles in the roadway -- but, many times, drivers' behavior causes dangerous car accidents. Specifically, speeding, or going too fast for conditions, if often very dangerous and a contributing factor in many car accidents.

We provide can help after devastating truck accidents in Virginia

Large commercial trucks can often be seen on Virginia highways. They speed past passenger cars as they are trying to deliver consumer goods and other resources across the state and country. While semi-trucks provide a valuable service, truck drivers often risk the safety of themselves and others in order to make tight and unrealistic deadlines. These deadlines are often the byproduct of time pressured placed on truck companies who are simply worried about their own bottom line.

The basics of drunk driving in Virginia

Driving a car take a lot of attention and skill. People have to use their body to react to what they see and hear. Often, decisions need to be made in split seconds. The wrong decisions can lead to serious injuries to the driver, passengers and others on or near the roadway. In some cases, car accidents can even be fatal.

Damages in wrongful death cases

When a family member is killed, the surviving family members are often emotionally distraught. This grief can be exacerbated when the death was caused by the negligence of another person and happened suddenly. While the family deals with their emotional pain, they often have a lot of other decisions that need to be made. There is the funeral, settling the person's estate and others. While these issues can be important, family member should not forget about the possibility of taking legal action against a negligent party. In particular, families need to consider a wrongful death suit.