What Should You Do If You are Injured in an Accident with a Driver Who Has No Insurance?

Virginia law generally requires auto insurance policies issued in Virginia or covering vehicles principally used or garaged in Virginia to offer uninsured (“UM”) and underinsured (“UIM”) motorist insurance as part of the policy.  When choosing their insurance, many people may not give much thought to what this insurance is for and how it can protect …

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The “Fall” Special

Summer is ending, and Fall is quickly approaching.  Fall brings cooler days, warm fires, changing leaves, and great holidays (who doesn’t love Halloween and Thanksgiving?).  But Fall also brings a new set of hazards (think: ice and leaves!), and more time spent indoors at friends’ houses or businesses.  This article will answer this question:  Who …

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Pedestrian Safety: A Few Guidelines

The number of pedestrians killed or injured in motor vehicle accidents are significant. In 2014 in Virginia, ninety pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents and 1,640 were injured. (http://www.dmv.state.va.us/safety/#crash_data/crash_facts/index.asp)  This represents 12.9% of all traffic fatalities and 2.6% of all traffic injuries in Virginia in 2014.  It may be obvious, but in a collision between …

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