What’s the Difference Between a Tractor Trailer Accident and a Regular Car Accident?
Commercial truck drivers abide by a different set of driving rules than your average driver. Truck drivers must undergo special training and receive special licensing. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is the governing body that enforces the rules and regulations of commercial motor vehicles and the companies that operate these vehicles. If you areRead More
What happens in Virginia if an accident results in a wrongful death?
What happens in Virginia if an accident results in a wrongful death? In Virginia, we have what is called a wrongful death statute. This states specifically who can sue and who the beneficiaries of any judgment would be. In other words, there are laws about wrongful death in Virginia. These laws say exactly who can sueRead More
Do I sue the insurance company of the driver of the other vehicle in a Virginia car accident case??
I was in an accident in Virginia and want to file suit. Do I sue the insurance company of the driver of the other vehicle? Or do I sue the driver? You sue the driver. Let me explain further. In Virginia we have what is called an indemnity system. This means that you sue theRead More
Insurance coverage: Which company has to cover me for my accident?
I changed insurance companies after I had an accident. Which company has to cover me for my accident? The insurance company that you had on the date of the accident has to cover you for the accident you had on that day. The newcompany that you switched to after the accident would provide you withRead More
Death Rate Decreases For Children in Virginia
Progress-Index.com reports that fewer children in Virginia are dying from accidents; this is according to state officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Accidental injuries are the leading cause of death among children in Virginia and across the country. In 2000, Virginia had 14.5 accidental deaths for every 100,000 Virginians age 19 andRead More