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How to Reduce the Risk of Auto Accidents Among Young Drivers

Posted on December 9, 2019 to
Young drivers present a danger to themselves and everyone else on the roadway. Beginner drivers do not have the real-world experience to safely navigate common roadway hazards, such as wet roads or children darting into traffic. They are also...
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How Much Is a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Worth?

Posted on November 29, 2019 to
Money might be far from your mind when you first receive the heartbreaking news that a loved one has passed away. As the days pass and you face mounting medical bills, funeral home fees and lost wages, however, you...
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Nursing Home Neglect & Wrongful Death Lawsuits – When Is it Possible to File a Claim?

Posted on November 28, 2019 to
Nursing home neglect and abuse are terrible wrongdoings that take lives. Failing to provide proper care to the elderly goes against a nursing home facility’s legal duties and ethical obligations. Sadly, nursing home neglect is a tragedy that occurs...
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What Is the Statute of Limitations on Wrongful Death in Virginia?

Posted on November 27, 2019 to
If you tragically lost a loved one in an accident in Virginia, the last thing on your mind might be initiating a legal claim. As you face expenses such as a funeral, burial and unpaid medical bills, however, you...
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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in Virginia?

Posted on November 20, 2019 to
Wrongful death refers to the negligence-related death of one person by another. A wrongful death claim seeks to hold one or more parties civilly responsible for the negligent, wanton or default death of another person. A wrongful death case...
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Can Better Urban Planning Reduce Pedestrian and Bicycle Accidents?

Posted on October 24, 2019 to
Drivers cause most bicycle and pedestrian accidents in Maryland. Driver negligence, however, is not the only factor involved in serious collisions. Sometimes, a roadway or crosswalk’s design contributes to bicycle and pedestrian accidents. Negligent urban planning and poor roadway...
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How Quickly Does an Insurance Company Have to Pay a Claim?

Posted on October 24, 2019 to
Securing an insurance settlement for your injuries and damages can be a cause for celebration. You may not realize, however, that it could take days or weeks to receive your first settlement check from the insurance company. While the...
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Ways to Detect & Prevent Gas Leaks

Posted on October 17, 2019 to
Gas explosions are one of the most common causes of household fires and related deaths in the U.S. Over the last 20 years, 772 gas pipeline explosions have injured 1,267 people and killed 291 others, according to the Pipeline...
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When Can an E-Scooter Company Be Liable for Injuries?

Posted on October 14, 2019 to
Electric scooters, or e-scooters, have exploded into the limelight with rentable scooter companies such as Lime, Bird, Spin and Scoot depositing hundreds of thousands of the vehicles in major metropolitan locations around the world. With many e-scooter riders hopping...
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Can You Sue the City of Fairfax for Illegal Detention?

Posted on October 14, 2019 to
Illegal detention is a serious civil rights infringement that could lead to lasting damages to a victim’s reputation, career and personal wellbeing. If a law enforcement officer recently illegally detained you in Fairfax, Virginia, you may have a case...
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