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Traffic crashes and fatalities increase in Virginia

Every year the department of motor vehicles releases a report called Virginia Driving Trends. This report details the total number of traffic crashes, fatalities and injuries across the Commonwealth of Virginia. It also breaks down the traffic crashes, injuries, and fatalities by locality so each jurisdiction can see the local data. Traffic Crashes have increased [..]

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Passenger’s Wrongful Death Claim Arises From Single Car Accident

On Sunday, January 7, 2018, Dallas Henry Massey drove a car with Earline Colvard Massey as a passenger. The driver failed to stop at a stop sign, hit an embankment, and overturned the car in Pittsylvania County. He went to Danville Regional Medical Center for treatment. First responders flew Earline Colvard Massey to Roanoke Memorial [..]

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6 Insurance Hacks You Should Know

As a personal injury lawyer, there are always several insurance hacks that I constantly find myself talking about with current and former clients when it comes to insurance. Unfortunately, these conversations occasionally come up in the context of explaining why your current insurance is not good enough. Your insurance agent should discuss many of these [..]

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Should Your Personal Injury Case Settle At Mediation?

Personal injury cases end one of three ways: You settle, you win with a jury, you lose with a jury. These are the only options you have at your disposal. At some point in every case the plaintiff has to ask the question, should I mediate and, then, should I settle at mediation? These are [..]

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No Charges in Buckingham Tractor Trailer Accident

Yesterday WTVR.com reported that there will be no charges against the driver in the tractor trailer accident who fatally struck two kids running to a bus on Route 15 in Buckingham County yesterday. The whole ordeal is heartbreaking and for the families involved there is a great need for prayer and condolences. My mind races when I hear [..]

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Serious injury results from car wreck in Hurt

The Virginia State Police reported a two-car collision that caused seriously injured to one on Sunday, December 18, 2016 afternoon. The car wreck happened on Jay Bird Hill Road about a half mile west of Stone Mill Road around 3:15 Saturday afternoon. The Trooper said one car crossed the center-double-yellow line and hit another car [..]

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4 car crash on I-81 this weekend; multiple injuries, one fatality

Virginia State Police are investigating a crash involving four vehicles and one fatality on Saturday morning According to WSET, “the crash was on Interstate 81 at the 128.1-mile marker, just north of Route 603 in Montgomery County.” There were four vehicles involved: a Jeep SUV, a Toyota Scion, a Toyota Avalon, and a Toyota pick-up [..]

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