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Being hit by a drunk driver can have a significant impact on a car accident case. What is the main impact? Punitive Damages. Punitive Damages are available to you for your attorney to go after
What are Punitive Damages? Punitive damages are the extra damages tacked on to your regular claim because somebody was doing something that was outside the realm of a normal accident. Generally this is confined to things like drinking and driving,... Read More
In a recent article published in the journal, Sleep, researchers from the National Healthy Sleep Awareness Project concluded that a good night’s sleep can prevent a large portion of fatal car accidents. Researchers have found that insomniacs are twice as likely to die in a fatal motor vehicle accident as those that get the recommended hours of sleep. In fact, 34% of fatal car accidents involve some degree of insomnia. The American Academy of Sleep Medicine strongly... Read More
The answer quite simply is yes. Obviously the speed and force with which vehicles hit each other can play a dramatic role in people getting hurt, however there have been numerous studies and anecdotal evidence that shows it is possible to get hurt in a simple parking lot collision. The make and model of the vehicle can determine the force of impact. A larger vehicle you’re less likely to be hurt; a small vehicle more likely to be injured.Read More
A tragic accident on the Capital Beltway caused the death of a 17-year-old Gonzaga College High School Senior. Authorities determined that the student's vehicle... Keep Reading.... Read More
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The Supreme Court of Virginia will consider the issue whether a lawyer who is on his way to work, who uses his cell phone for business calls in the car, and... Keep Reading.... Read More