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Randy Appleton

Drivers Who Cause Car Crashes

According to national statistics, the average person will have at least one car accident every 17 years. This comes out to four or five accidents in a person’s lifetime. And with the number of car accidents increasing each year, those […]

Rick Shapiro

Can Textalyzers Help Decrease Distracted Driving Crashes?

Every day in the United States, nine people are killed and more than 1,000 are seriously injured in car crashes caused by distracted drivers. Many safety advocates believe the number is much higher because many drivers don’t admit they were […]

Randy Appleton

Virginia Beach Man Sentenced to 6 Years for Fatal DUI Crash

A 23 year old medical student at Eastern Virginia Medical School was killed in the early AM hours of April 24, 2016 in a DUI wreck, by a 39 year old Virginia Beach man. This week, he received a sentence […]

Rick Shapiro

Spike in Drug Abuse Deaths Mirrored in Rise in Fatal Drugged Driving Crashes

April 2017 brought bad news about drug-related fatalities on two fronts. Virginia became the latest state to see dramatic increases in deadly opioid overdoses, and a report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) revealed that, for the first time, […]

Randy Appleton

York, PA Student Designs Winning ‘Don’t Text and Drive’ Billboard

Those who drove on I-83 in York, Pennsylvania in April had an opportunity to see the contribution of a York Tech high school student to National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The Tech senior entered her design for this year’s ‘No […]

Randy Appleton

3 Vehicle Crash on I-81 in Virginia Kills Two College Students

A three vehicle wreck on I-81 in Wythe County, Virginia killed a Radford University and a Virginia Tech student, and five other people went to the hospital with various injuries.  The deadly crash happened on the evening of March 31. […]

Edwin Booth

Car Accident Injuries to Infants and Toddlers

When an adult or older child is injured in a car accident, they are able to communicate their pain and symptoms. But what happens if one of the victims of a crash is an infant or toddler? Obviously, they are […]

Randy Appleton

Guide to Virginia Personal Injury Law

My law partner Rick Shapiro has put together a comprehensive summary of Virginia tort law. He put together this summary as part of a major seminar for the Virginia State Bar where Rick presented to fellow Virginia attorney about personal […]

Rick Shapiro

Overdoses While Driving: A Frightening New Car Accident Trend

Our Virginia personal injury law firm regularly shares reports regarding car accidents that were caused by distracted driving, drowsy driving, and drunk driving. In the majority of these auto accidents, victims suffered serious injuries, and tragically, we have also reported […]

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CDC: U.S. Has Highest Death Crash Rate

A recent announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that the United States has the highest car crash death rate compared with 19 other high-income comparison countries. Despite the progress the U.S. has made in road […]