Auto Accident News

Which Driver is at Fault in a Parking Lot Accident?

Parking lots can be dangerous places for drivers and pedestrians alike. Even if drivers are obeying speed limits, they can seriously injure other drivers or pedestrians and cause expensive damage to other…

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What Happens After a Car Accident with an Uninsured Driver?

After a car accident, victims are often able to file claims with the at-fault driver’s insurance company. Unfortunately, some drivers who cause accidents do not have insurance or their policy expired. This…

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What You Need to Know About Car Crashes and Virginia’s Contributory Negligence Law

There are plenty of car crashes where one driver was entirely at fault. Often, the at-fault driver was speeding, drunk or distracted. There are also many accidents where both drivers were partially at…

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The Importance of Avoiding Social Media After an Accident

At Geoff McDonald and Associates, P.C. we understand how important protecting the details of your case are. We also understand the temptation to share moments of your life on social media; especially when…

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Virginia Seat Belt Laws in 2019

Changes in 2019 A new law regarding child car seats and restraints was passed in May of 2018 and will take effect on July 1, 2019. The new law requires that children remain in rear-facing car seats until…

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How Are Personal Injury Lawyers Paid?

If you’ve been injured at the fault of someone else, you have probably considered hiring a lawyer, but you may be wondering if you can afford to pay attorney’s fees. You have likely already incurred many…

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How to Claim Personal Injury from a Car Accident

If you’ve been injured in a car accident and you want to pursue a personal injury claim, you may feel a little overwhelmed not knowing what to expect. The legal process can be complicated and confusing,…

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Can a Passenger in a Car Accident Make a Claim

Passengers absolutely have the right to pursue a claim for compensation. When you are injured in a car accident as a passenger, you might be able to get recovery from more than one of the drivers involved…

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Geoff McDonald Talks About Distracted Driving With High School Students

To foster the safety and well-being of Central Virginia residents, Geoff McDonald & Associates launched a community awareness “Just be Smart” campaign. As part of the campaign, Geoff McDonald is giving…

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Virginia Snow Chain Laws

If your car doesn’t have all-wheel drive, you might be considering taking preventive actions to make sure your vehicle’s tires don’t fail you when you need them. When winter weather strikes, it’s important…

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