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Car Accidents

How Long Does it Take to Investigate a Car Accident Claim in DC, Maryland and Virginia?

Posted on October 11, 2019 to
One of the main phases of any car insurance claim is the accident investigation. The investigation may involve an insurance claims adjuster reviewing the facts of your case, visiting the scene of the accident, interviewing witnesses, analyzing evidence and...
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What are the DUI Laws in Marijuana in DC, Maryland & Virginia?

Driving under the influence (DUI) does not only mean the influence of alcohol. It also refers to operating a vehicle after using any impairing drugs, or a combination of drugs and alcohol. Driving under the influence of marijuana is...
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What Do I Do if Someone Ran Me Off the Road?

Posted on September 11, 2019 to
Not all car accidents involve a collision between two vehicles. Some crashes take the form of no-contact accidents, in which one negligent or reckless driver causes another vehicle to crash without touching the second vehicle. A common example of...
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What is a ‘Phantom Driver?’

Posted on September 9, 2019 to
What is a 'Phantom driver?' A phantom driver is someone who caused your car accident without actually touching your vehicle. Like a phantom, the driver causes your wreck and then disappears, leaving behind no contact information or evidence linking...
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Who To Sue for an Electric Scooter Accident in Fairfax, VA?

Posted on August 12, 2019 to
Rentable electric scooters have become a global phenomenon. Millions of riders use e-scooters for fun, convenient and low-cost rides. Riding an e-scooter around a busy city such as Fairfax, Virginia, however, could be dangerous. Distracted and reckless drivers could...
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The 10 Most Expensive Motor Vehicle Accidents in History

Posted on October 18, 2018 to
Car accidents are expensive for everyone involved. Not only is there the issue of property damage, but there are medical costs, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages that might not be seen right away and add up...
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Who Is Responsible in a Multi-Vehicle Car Accident?

Posted on October 13, 2018 to
Multiple vehicle crashes, sometimes referred to as chain-reaction accidents, occur when two cars strike one another, then a third trailing vehicle strikes one of the first two and more follow. In the end, you have a series of rear-end...
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Distracted Employee Driving: Is the Employer or Employee Responsible?

Posted on September 24, 2018 to
It happens every day on the road. A delivery person checks their social media updates while driving around, a manager takes a call on his way to work, and a sales associate texts friends while waiting in traffic on...
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FTA’s Oversight of WMATA’s Safety

Posted on June 25, 2018 to
The Federal Transit Authority (FTA) instilled a plan for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) known as the Corrective Action Plan (CAP). This CAP monitors WMATA’s progress for creating and correcting issues identified by the FTA to improve...
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Reckless Driving and the Limits of Vision Zero

Posted on May 4, 2018 to
If you follow the news, you may have heard the story of a woman who struck a family crossing the street in New York and killed two small children and injured a pregnant woman. The accident itself spawned rage,...
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