Safe driving habits are essential to follow every time you get behind the wheel. School zones may be clearly marked, but car accidents can occur anywhere. Make sure you slow down and take extra care when you’re near a school or yellow school bus and remember to check your side mirror often. Our attorneys in Virginia have these tips to avoid school-zone car accidents:
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The roads can be a dangerous place. With the number of commuters increasing each year, the potential for a car accident is real. Serious injury can occur to you and/or your passengers if you’re involved in a crash with another vehicle. At Portner & Shure, we want you to know that you have the right to file a personal injury claim if your accident was caused by the negligence of another driver and we’ll pursue compensation on your behalf.
Accidents happen every day on the roads. It’s an unfortunate reality with the high number of vehicles that commute each day. The best defense against a potential accident is to be aware of your surroundings and practice safe driving. However, you cannot control what other drivers do.
The roads can be a dangerous place. No matter if you live in the suburbs, in a rural area, or in the big city, the risks of driving on the roads seem to be increasing each year. In fact, according to data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2016 alone, police reported approximately 7,277,000 motor vehicle accidents across the country.
The immediate aftermath of a car accident can be filled with a myriad of emotions. What you do at that time is critical to your well-being and any personal injury claim you may make. At Portner & Shure, P.A. Attorneys at Law, we want you to be informed of the right and wrong things to do after an accident so you can be prepared. Please view our infographic below to learn a little more about what you should and shouldn’t do after a car accident.
The effects of a car accident can be far-reaching and life-changing. The impact of two large objects, even traveling at relatively slow speeds, can cause tremendous damage not only to your vehicle but to your body as well.
After a car wreck, you may not know what to do becasue of fear, anxiety, and stress. Having a plan can help ensure that you'll be able to get your maximum allowed compensation and ensure that you and your family will receive the care you need and deserve. Please view this infographic to determine what steps you should take after a car accident:
We see this issue crop up all the time in accident cases--our client suffered significant injuries and their medical bills exceed $100,000, yet the defendant driver's insurance policy has a $50,000 limit. If you are trying to handle your accident case on your own, you may think that you are out of luck and have no way to recover any more money in compensation for your injuries. However, if you hired a lawyer to handle your claim, your lawyer would inform you that you are NOT out of luck.