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Medical expenses you can claim in a car accident case

When a negligent, unlawful, reckless or inattentive vehicle driver hurts you, it may be possible to pursue a personal injury claim for damages in Virginia civil court. In most car accident injury cases, the most significant damages will probably relate to your medical costs.

Bicyclists and Virginia beach car accidents

Bicyclists are extremely vulnerable to getting hurt when they take to the road. Similar to motorcyclists, if a bicyclist is hit by a car, he or she will not have any means of protection aside from a helmet and a little bit of luck. This is why, when it comes to a bicycle versus car accident, the vehicle drivers tend to escape unharmed and the bicyclists are often gravely injured, or even killed.

Stay safer by treating your bike like an airplane

Bicyclists are exposed to the elements when they're on the road. They don't have a heavy metal frame for protection -- so when they get into a crash, serious injuries result. Aside from wearing the usual protective gear -- like helmets and reflective vests -- what can bicyclists do to be safer?

Car accident injuries to the neck and chest

Virtually any kind of injury can happen in a Virginia Beach car accident. You might suffer broken bones, torn ligaments, sprained ligaments, traumatic brain injuries and more. Two areas of the body, however, tend to be some of the most commonly injured: the neck and chest. Neck and chest injuries can also be extremely problematic and permanently disabling.

Prevent car accidents by maintaining your tires

An easy way to prevent car accidents is to properly maintain your tires. Vehicles with worn out tires are much more likely to lose control and get into a crash. Vehicles with well-maintained tires, on the other hand, will stop faster, negotiate traffic more effectively, and have a higher probability of avoiding a collision.

Woman injured after car crashes into Dollar Tree store

A woman was injured while inside a Dollar Tree store in Virginia Beach. However, this was not a slip-and-fall related injury. This woman was hit by a car. Apparently, a little after 1 p.m. on a recent Thursday, a motor vehicle smashed through the Dollar Tree store's front window and caused the woman's injuries.

New headlight technology could help prevent accidents

When it comes to nighttime driving safety, headlights are essential. They help you see the road and obstacles in front of you, and they also allow you to be seen and avoided by other vehicles with which you're sharing the roadway. Because they are so important, any significant advance in headlight technology can represent a big step forward for motor vehicle safety in general.

How to make sure your tire pressure is safe

Safe tires translate into safe cars. It's as simple as that. If there is something wrong with your tires, you won't be able to stop or maneuver as well and that means you're more at risk of getting into a car accident. One of the biggest problems with many tires -- that are otherwise perfectly fine -- is the level of air pressure that motorists have in their tires.

2 dogs killed, 1 pedestrian injured in Virginia Beach car crash

A tragic Virginia Beach car accident claimed the lives of two dogs and injured a female pedestrian late last month. The incident happened on a Friday morning while the woman was walking her dogs. At approximately 6:59 a.m., a vehicle struck the woman and her pets while they were in a crosswalk.

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