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What Causes Hydroplaning?

Posted on January 9, 2020 to
Hydroplaning refers to water lifting a vehicle off the road enough for it to lose traction. It is difficult to control a vehicle that is hydroplaning, which is why many drivers end up in related car accidents. Understanding why...
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5 Questions to Ask About Your Car Accident Claim

Posted on January 9, 2020 to
A DC auto accident can be one of the most traumatic experiences of your life. Recovering may take weeks of doctor’s appointments, psychological therapies and expensive property damage repairs. One of the most important steps to take toward recovery...
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How to Negotiate a Car Insurance Settlement

Posted on December 10, 2019 to
You might think obtaining compensation after a car accident is as simple as filing a claim and receiving a check, until you become a claimant and realize it takes much more for a fair settlement offer. If you suffer...
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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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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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What Can You Do About Online Harassment and Cyberbullying?

Posted on September 18, 2019 to
Cyberbullying is a very real problem affecting thousands of youth around the world. Cyberbullying refers to harmful behaviors against a victim online, through communications such as email or social media. It is a growing issue spreading like wildfire in...
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Five Reasons a Personal Injury Lawyer Won’t Take Your Case

Posted on August 29, 2019 to
After suffering a serious Fairfax personal injury, an attorney could help you fight for fair financial compensation. Partnering with a law firm can help you feel safe, protected and cared for. It could also educate you on your rights...
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