New Jersey man died in a head-on collision on Nov. 4 in Virginia Beach. The collision was caused by an allegedly drunk driver. According to police, the 25-year-old woman who caused the crash was intoxicated with an open container of alcohol in the car. She was driving the wrong way down the road when the accident happened.
When the rich and famous get into trouble with the law, it makes the headlines and everyone finds out about it. Being rich and famous, however, will not make things any easier on an accused person -- especially if the celebrity accused of a crime caused a fatal drunk driving crash.
Can you imagine being hit by a motorist, and then -- while you're injured and lying in the street -- you watch the motorist drive away without offering you assistance? This is not only unethical, but it's also unlawful.
It's great to go for an evening walk after work -- good for your health and good for your stress levels. However, it's also dangerous to be a pedestrian in the modern world where many people are driving heavy automobiles and not keeping their eyes on the road as they should.
A woman was enjoying the Virginia Beach Oceanfront from the vantage point of her beach chair when she was struck by a pickup truck last Thursday. According to authorities, she suffered significant injuries in the incident.
Motor vehicle accidents happen in countless ways. However, as personal injury lawyers at the Dickerson & Smith Law Group, we encounter similar circumstances against and again. This makes us want to put the word out so drivers can be more careful, alert and avoid these incidents which -- in most cases -- never should have happened in the first place.
A three-car crash claimed the lives of two people along Interstate 264 last Wednesday not far from Oceanfront. Following the collision, police shut down the interstate for hours during the middle of rush-hour traffic causing massive delays.
There are a lot of dangerous situations on the road, and it's the split-second ways we react to them that can mean the difference between life and death. This especially applies to the use and application of our brakes. Follow the tips below to brake in the most effective and efficient manner to avoid a collision in emergency situations.
Every Virginia Beach resident can get behind the idea of car accident prevention. These unfortunate events have destroyed many lives by causing permanent injuries, and cut many lives short. The problem is that most drivers in Virginia take their safety for granted after spending years driving on the road without incident, and they don't even take the simplest of precautions to prevent crashes from happening.
At the Dickerson & Smith Law Group, we are passionate defenders of the rights of motorcyclists to enjoy riding their bikes on safe roads that are free of distracted, drunk, negligent and unlawful drivers. However, we are also realistic about the fact that -- as long as humans are driving cars -- they will do immoral things behind the wheel.