More than six million car accidents take place on America’s roads every year. These can result in huge amounts of damage to property and serious injuries. However, even if you are lucky enough to walk away from a car accident unscathed, it can still have a huge impact on your life. Because of this, you may … Continue reading If You Aren’t Physically Hurt, Do You Still Have a Case?
When the average car suddenly meets an 18-wheeler weighing as much as 80,000 pounds and traveling at a speed of 60 miles per hour, enormous damage and injury are inevitable. Due to their enormous size and weight, semi-trucks can cause dangerous accidents, resulting in catastrophic injuries or fatalities. As a responsible motorist, there are a … Continue reading Tips to Avoiding Truck Accidents
Springtime weather is often the first excuse all year to get outside, get walking, and be active! This includes dogs and dogwalkers and owners. And while you may want to jog up and pet a friendly-looking dog right away, you should know that this may lead to a bite or serious injury. Because we can’t … Continue reading Common Canine Etiquette – Dog Bite Prevention
In the US during 2013 there were 505 deaths due to accidental or negligent discharge of a firearm, and 281 deaths due to firearms use with “undetermined intent” as noted in a report by the CDC. And while there will never be a year without negligent gun death, there are several things gun owners can … Continue reading 4 Ways to Improve Home Gun Safety
According to the CDC, each day in the United States, approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver. People under the age of 20 are the largest group associated with distracted driving behaviors. In order to help prevent teenagers from endangering themselves and … Continue reading Distracted Driving Statistics and Prevention
No one ever plans to get in an accident, but you can make the possible situation less stressful by being prepared and knowing what to do. Always keep an emergency kit in your vehicle. Carry a cell phone, pen, paper and a disposable camera to take pictures at the scene (if you don’t have a … Continue reading What to Do if You’re Involved in a Car Accident
Virginia allows those injured by dog bites to seek compensation from negligent owners, but the state’s dog bite laws can be rather complicated, especially if the dog has no previous history of violent behavior. For this reason, it is very important to secure an experienced Richmond dog bite lawyer immediately. The attorneys at Collier & … Continue reading Dog Bites and Personal Injury
After medical- and automotive-related incidents, gun-related fatalities round out the top three causes of death in the US according to the Center for Disease Control. Gun use has become so prevalent in fact that in a 2012 article from Bloomberg, it was reported that “by 2015, firearm fatalities will probably exceed traffic fatalities for the … Continue reading Firearm Fatalities
Winter weather is synonymous with luxurious meals, sledding, family bonding, and fireside relaxation. And yet as we enter the new year, nearly 27,900 Americans will be seriously injured in auto accidents, and more than 250 will die according to AAA. Matters are made only worse in Virginia, where our stretch of I-95 has been dubbed one of the deadliest in … Continue reading How to Enjoy a Safe New Year on Winter Roads.
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