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Serious Accidents For Serious Lawyers

The National Institutes of Neurological Disorders recently reported that 1.4 million people suffer from traumatic brain injury (TBI) every year.  More than half of these cases come as the result of transportation related accidents – including auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, and car / pedestrian accidents.  The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) reports that […]

Watch For Pedestrians When Making Left Hand Turns

A new study, conducted by the University of Oregon, finds that pedestrians crossing the street at permitted left turns have a high risk of being hit by an oncoming vehicle. According to this study, when drivers have a permitted left-hand turn, they are less likely to observe pedestrians crossing the street – and more likely […]

What are the 5 Most Common Motorcycle Accidents?

According to the National Traffic Safety Administration, most motorcycle accidents allow the driver less than two seconds to avoid an accident. Motorcyclists are one of the most vulnerable drivers on the road. In Virginia, the 5 most common causes of motorcycle crashes are:      •                     Failure to correctly turn on country roads. Country roads require skill […]

Pedestrian Run Over in Grocery Store Parking Lot Receives $1.25 Million Settlement

A 60 year old pedestrian who was walking across a parking lot toward a grocery store in Richmond last year was struck and run over by a defendant driver.  The defendant motorist who was backing out of a parking space was unaware she had struck the plaintiff, and continued backing until a witness on the […]