Virginia Highways Are Becoming More Deadly – Why?

A recent report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reveals a substantial increase in traffic fatalities here in Virginia, compared to the same period in 2021. The entire nation is experiencing these troubling statistics – an upward trend in motor vehicle accident deaths that began during the pandemic and continues through 2022. Axios…

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Should I File an Insurance Claim After a Car Accident?

Whether you own a car or a home, there is one constant – insurance companies. The reason why you pay for your insurance policy is for the event of an emergency; at least that’s what the agents will tell you. However, what they don’t tell you is that they want you to continue to pay…

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Camp Lejeune and Its Toxic Water Victims

One of the greatest injustices done to Marine veterans in North Carolina was somewhat rectified recently when President Joe Biden signed the Honoring Our PACT Act. This Act also contains, the Camp Lejeune Justice Act, allowing victims sickened by toxic water to file for compensation decades after exposure. Almost 40 years after being exposed to…

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Fires Are a Real and Present Danger in the Operating Room

Fires that occur in the operating room are among the most terrifying and dramatic disasters that can happen during a surgery. Though they are relatively uncommon, there are an average of 650 operating room fires in the U.S. annually, which often cause serious injuries and even death to the helpless patient. Operating fires are preventable…

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Will Driver Shortage Lead to Increase in Truck Accidents?

The trucking industry, and truck drivers themselves, currently play a critical role in America’s economic infrastructure. Truck drivers traverse our nation’s highways, carrying heavy loads of goods and supplies from factories and warehouses and delivering them from one region of the country to another. Our reliance on truck drivers was underscored during the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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Study Reveals Driver-Assist Systems May Not Improve Car Safety

A moment of distraction. Misjudging the amount of time or space available to make a turn or stop the car. Following too closely. Speeding. The list of human errors that occur while driving goes on, with each mistake, every misjudgment or miscalculation putting drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and everyone else on the road at risk. Proponents…

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Ford Recalls 2.9 Million Cars and SUVs with Defective Transmission

Actor Anton Yelchin’s untimely death in June 2016 due to a rollaway incident with his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee highlighted the deadly consequences of defective products. Six years later, another automobile manufacturer has issued recalls for a similar problem. In late June, Ford Motor Company announced that 2.9 million owners of Ford cars and SUVs…

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