Drunk driving crashes that occur in Virginia are somewhat different from other car crashes. These all-to-frequent crashes can result in serious injuries, loss of life and property damage. Preliminary data for 2019 from the Commonwealth of Virginia indicate that 6,511 crashes involved alcohol. These crashes resulted in 176 fatalities and 4,052 injuries. [Read more…]
The legal facts of an auto accident case were not what they seemed in a crash settled earlier this year. In cases of this sort, most people need an attorney with the diligence and determination to investigate every detail of a case to ensure that the facts of the case are actually the facts they appear to be.
The wrongful death case in question was settled in mediation mere weeks before the scheduled trial. No offers were made prior to mediation.
The defendant in the case experienced a medical “event” while driving a car. This “event” caused him to lose control of the vehicle, cross the median, and collide with the plaintiff’s car head-on. The plaintiff was killed in the crash. [Read more…]