Auto Accident News

Why Are Left-Turn Crashes So Common and Who is Usually at Fault?

Left turns are some of the most dangerous traffic maneuvers you can make. You are cutting across traffic heading in the opposite direction. When you are turning right you can speed up and potentially prevent…

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What Are Your Options After a Car Insurance Claim Denial?

There is often a lot of uncertainty and confusion after a car crash. The uncertainty and confusion are only heightened when the insurance company denies the claim. Victims often do not know what to do…

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How Can an Attorney Prove an At-Fault Driver Was Distracted?

Distracted driving is incredibly dangerous and is known to lead to significant injuries and fatal car crashes. If you were injured by a distracted driver in Virginia, you may be able to recover compensation…

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What Do I Do After a Hit-and-Run Accident in Virginia?

Fleeing the scene of a car accident is illegal and victims can face stiff criminal penalties. However, the at-fault driver being fined or imprisoned does nothing to help you with medical bills and other…

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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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