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…]
A “catastrophic injury” refers to injuries people sustain that are quite serious and redefine lives. But what is a catastrophic injury?
A number of types of injuries may be considered catastrophic. The classification is not based upon the specific type of injury, but upon the effect of the injury upon the injured person’s future life. The classification refers to an injury that permanently prevents the individual from engaging in gainful work. The injury typically results from a sudden and unexpected injury. [Read more…]