How do commercial truck accidents differ from other auto accidents?
Commercial truck accidents differ from passenger car accidents in a number of ways, including: • Severity of damage • The potential causes of the crash • The evidence gathering process • The number of potentially liable parties • Potential compensation Below, the legal team at Tronfeld West & Durrett details these differences and how they …Read More
What Happens When Someone Else Drives My Car and Wrecks It?
If someone drives another person’s car and wrecks it, the owner’s insurance is likely liable for any damages or injuries, regardless of whether he was even in the car at the time of the accident. However, it is important to note that liability depends on a few factors. Did the Driver Have the Owner’s Permission …Read More
What If I Am Partially At-Fault for My Injury?
The at-fault party is financially responsible when they cause injury to another person. But when both sides point the finger at each other – or even when one party is just a little bit at fault – it complicates the case. Virginia is a contributory negligence state. The contributory negligence law states that if a …Read More
Items That You Should Keep in Your Car
Anything can happen on the road. To ensure they are not blindsided by any event, Virginia drivers should make sure they stock their cars with the following necessities. Items for Car Maintenance and Breakdowns Unfortunately, cars break down. While no one can ever fully prepare for it, drivers can ensure they have a few things …Read More
In Virginia Can you Still Recover Damages After a Car Accident If you Weren’t Wearing a Seatbelt?
If you were in a car accident in Virginia and not wearing a seat belt, you may still have a claim for your damages, despite Virginia’s unusually strict negligence laws.Read More