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3 Ways Virginia Drunk Driving Accidents Are Different from Other Car Accidents

If you were injured as a victim of drunk driving accident, it is important to know how drunk driving accidents are different from other types of crashes. Although the number of fatalities from Virginia drunk driving accidents has decreased over the last three decades, drunk driving remains extremely dangerous. Below, the drunk driving accident attorneys at River Run Law...

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Five Reasons Why You Should Invest in a Dash Camera

If you are wondering, What is a dash cam used for? And should I get one? You have come to the right place. In this article, we will discuss five reasons you should invest in a dash cam for your vehicle. However, before understanding why dashcams are a good idea, let the Richmond personal injury lawyers at River Run...

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How to Report a Drunk Driver in Virginia 

While driving, have you ever noticed someone else driving erratically? As you distance yourself from that driver, you may wonder whether they are driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If you suspect the driver is not fit to operate a car, you may not know how to report your concerns. Read on to learn more about how...

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What is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents in Virginia?

After suffering injuries in a car accident, your primary focus may understandably be your recovery. Unfortunately, Virginia law limits how long an injured victim has to file a lawsuit against the liable party. Your injuries may be severe and require long-term medical treatment that prevents you from working. As your financial troubles mount, don’t miss out on your opportunity...

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What Are Common Car Accidents That Lead to Fatalities in Virginia? 

Each year, thousands of Virginians are involved in car accidents ranging in severity from minor fender benders to catastrophic collisions. Sadly, if you get in a Virginia car accident, death is one possible result. Many fatal collisions lead to severe injuries and sometimes death. If you lost a loved one due to a car accident, you and your family...

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Who Is Liable in a Car Accident Caused by an Automotive Defect?

Car accidents can be terrifying. It’s even worse when you discover that something malfunctioned in the vehicle that was supposed to keep you safe. Various auto parts, components, or even an overall defect in the design of a car can lead to catastrophic results. Even if a manufacturer recalls the part or vehicle, it’s typically too late for some...

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Where Do Broadside Collisions Most Commonly Occur in Virginia?

Broadside collisions, also called T-bone collisions, can happen in multiple places. One question we sometimes receive from prospective clients is where do broadside collisions most commonly occur. The most common location for T-bone crashes is—not surprisingly—at an intersection. Broadside collisions are common across Virginia roads and highways and can result in deadly injuries. They are called T-bone accidents because...

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What Happens If a Pedestrian Causes an Accident in Virginia?

You’ve probably heard the phrase, “the pedestrian always has the right of way,” many times in your life. While it is true pedestrians often have the right of way, it is not always the case. It also does not give a pedestrian carte blanche to act recklessly or negligently when sharing the roadway with motor vehicles. Sometimes, the pedestrian...

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What Is the Average Settlement for Knee Injuries from a Car Accident in Virginia?

Knee injuries are one of the most common injuries following a car accident. Given the position of car occupants, this probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise. However, knowing what to expect in the wake of an accident isn’t necessarily intuitive. This is especially the case once insurance companies get involved. If you suffered a knee injury in...

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What Are Compensatory Damages When It Comes to Drunk Driving Accidents in Virginia?

Any type of vehicle accident is likely to be a scary experience that can result in both physical and mental harm. Drunk driving accidents are often even more frustrating because there is an assumption that the accident could have been avoided if the intoxicated driver had made responsible decisions about operating the vehicle and consuming alcohol.  As the victim...

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