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Most Car Accidents Happen Close to Home

Driving in unfamiliar territory brings its own risks, but the majority of car accidents take place close to the motorist’s home. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Commission, nearly 70 percent of all collisions occur within 10 miles of home. On the plus side, the majority of these local accidents are relatively minor. The […]

Texting and Driving Laws in Virginia Beach

Starting January 1, 2021 Handheld Cell Phone Use Banned According to the state’s legislative system, the bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2021. That means that in just 6 short months, all drivers in the commonwealth will be forbidden to text and talk on their handheld cell phones while driving. Under House […]

Identifying Concussion Symptoms After a Car Accident in Virginia Beach

Concussions are a common injury in car accidents. Unfortunately, it is not always easy to determine if you are suffering from this. Unlike cuts or broken bones, concussions usually do not have any outward signs. This is problematic, as delaying treatment can have serious consequences for your recovery as well as your potential personal injury […]

Common Causes of Traumatic Brain injuries

Few events impact lives like a traumatic brain injury (TBI). The recovery process is long, and many TBI victims never regain the cognitive skills they possessed before the accident. They often prove fatal.  In a worst-case scenario for a TBI survivor, victims require constant care in a nursing home or similar facility.  If a TBI […]

Living With Traumatic Brain Injury

For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America has sought to inform the public about the growing number of people living with — or caring for someone who has a traumatic brain injury. The theme of the current campaign is “Change Your Mind,” which seeks to destigmatize brain injury and empower survivors […]

When Should I Talk To The Insurance Company after a Car Accident?

You’ve just been in a car accident. Who do you call? What do you say to insurers when they call you? Virginia-based Car Accident Lawyers Rutter Mills coaches you through this tumultuous time, so you do not say anything that might diminish your financial recovery, should you decide to pursue a lawsuit. Do You Have […]

Driver Complaints: The Worst Intersections in Hampton Roads

Hampton Roads has its fair share of irritating intersections — crossroads that are maddening, frustrating, and just get under your skin. Intersections are some of the most crash-prone areas. Whether attributed to driver behavior, construction work, high traffic volume, or poorly timed signals, some intersections are more annoying – and potentially more dangerous – than […]

Injured in an Uber or Lyft Accident? You’re Covered Up to $1 Million

Hurt in an accident while taking an Uber or a Lyft? Rest assured that injured passengers are protected by a special insurance coverage. Both companies have $1 million in liability insurance that covers uninsured and underinsured drivers. This policy is more than 40 times greater than that carried by most taxi companies, and provides a […]

Should You Talk to the Insurance Company After an Accident?

Virginia is one of the few “at-fault” states in the country, which means the person deemed responsible for causing the accident is also financially liable for paying all damages. For this reason, you should think twice before talking to the other motorist’s insurance company without representation. Naturally, they will be looking for a way out […]

5 Tips for Drivers to Ensure Kids Go Back to School Safely

The beginning of another academic year is just around the corner! Expect to soon see many yellow school buses and children with backpacks crossing the streets. During this school year, not only parents but every driver must be reminded to practice caution and good judgment when using the roadways. School buses are the main source […]

Confused about Car Seats?

Each year, thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Proper use of car seats helps keep children safe. But with so many different seats on the market, many parents find this overwhelming. If you are expectant parents, give yourselves enough time to learn how to properly install the car seat in […]

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, a campaign that aims to recognize the dangers of distracted driving and encourage citizens, law enforcement, and lawmakers to explore methods to eliminate this dangerous habit. Currently 15 states prohibit drivers of all ages from using hand-held phones while driving and 38 states and the District of Columbia ban […]

January is Teen Driver Awareness Month

For many teens, the day they get their driver’s license is the most exciting day of their lives so far. It’s their first real taste of freedom as they now have the independence to drive themselves to school, work, or a friend’s house. However, statistics show that teen drivers are also the population at greatest […]