According to data from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, in 2017, the number of motorcycle fatalities in Virginia was the highest in over a decade. There were 72 motorcyclists killed in 2016 in the state of Virginia, and 107 killed in 2017—nearly a 50 percent increase. Virginia Secretary of Transportation, Shannon Valentine said the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.