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Services to be held for Coast Guard member killed by drunk driver

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.

Television star arrested and accused of DUI in fatal crash

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.

Avoid pedestrian versus car accidents with these tips

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.

The top 4 causes of motor vehicle accidents

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.

Smart braking tips to keep your family safe

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.

Here's how you can prevent a car accident

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.

We all know the truth about motorcycles: They're dangerous

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.

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