The Virginia State Police report a sudden rise in the number of car accident related teen deaths during September and October. There were 23 deaths during this eight-week period. There have also been 12 traffic accident related deaths during the first few weeks of November.

Colonel W. Steven Flaherty, Superintendent of Virginia State Police says,

“This is about more than just statistics or numbers; this is about 35 young people who won’t be celebrating Thanksgiving with their families. The freedom that comes with driving a car is the next step in a teen’s independence, but handling a car on the road also comes with tremendous responsibility. Inexperience works against them on the road. Parents must continue to work with their teen drivers and help them make safe, responsible driving choices behind the wheel.”

Of the 35 teens killed within the last few months, 16 were not wearing their seat belt. Alcohol was a factor in several of the accidents.

The full news release is available as a .pdf file on the Virginia State Police web page.


What Secrets Don’t Insurance Companies Want You to Know?

Want to know what hidden secrets insurance companies are keeping from you about your insurance claim? Before you settle for less than you deserve, download a copy of my free book that explains their most common tricks.

Download Now »

    Client Testimonials

  • I was very thankful for the personal attention that was given to me by all of your staff. When you go through something like I did in the fire, people’s attitudes can make a difference! Thanks for everything!

    — Patricia Hedrick

  • I feel that my case was handled in a very quick but professional manner. I was very pleased and would recommend your firm to anyone in need.

    — Robin Truitt

  • My case was handled in a very professional manner, it did not have any of the more common aggravations.

    — Thomas Queen Jr.

  • I like you as my lawyer because you are always there when I need you.

    — Iman Saleem

  • I’m proud to say that the lawyer I had was very professional and took his job very personally.  I will highly recommend him to any person.  Very honest man, tells you the truth, not what you many want to hear.  Prayers are with the company.

    — Nadine Green

Read More »