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  • Federal Officials Shut Down 52 Bus Companies, One in Virginia
    Federal Officials Shut Down 52 Bus Companies, One in Virginia

    By: Joseph Cammarata Officials from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) – a subsidiary of the U.S. Department of Transportation – recently concluded an eight-month investigation of ...

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  • What Are Pedestrians' Duties in Crosswalks? A Top Three List.
    What Are Pedestrians' Duties in Crosswalks? A Top Three List.

    Most people are aware that Virginia law requires motor vehicle operators to yield to pedestrians who are in crosswalks. If a driver hits a pedestrian in a crosswalk and the pedestrian is injured, that ...

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  • Will a Bankruptcy Filing Affect My Personal Injury Case?
    Will a Bankruptcy Filing Affect My Personal Injury Case?

    In Kocher v. Campbell, 282 Va. 113 (2011), the Supreme Court of Virginia made it clear that it is imperative for the Virginia personal injury lawyer know if a client has filed or is going to file for ...

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  • Understanding Neck and Back Injuries that Commonly Follow Auto Accidents
    Understanding Neck and Back Injuries that Commonly Follow Auto Accidents

    By: Matthew Tievsky Injury can follow an auto accident, even at low speeds, and even when there is little or no visible damage to your car. (Your car is made of metal and is designed to withstand a ...

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  • Uninsured Driver Statistics Prove Importance of Uninsured Motorist Policies
    Uninsured Driver Statistics Prove Importance of Uninsured Motorist Policies

    Uninsured motorists are a serious concern on public roadways. When uninsured drivers are involved in traffic accidents that cause property damage or personal injury, victims are often forced to bear ...

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  • Virginia Police Ticket More Than 300 Drivers Under New Texting Law
    Virginia Police Ticket More Than 300 Drivers Under New Texting Law

    By: Allan Siegel On July 1, Virginia passed a law that would allow law enforcement officers to cite drivers for texting behind the wheel, even if no other traffic violation was committed . According ...

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