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  • Virginia Drug Charges Put Your Life on Hold: Who Can Help? Accused of a drug related crime in Virginia? Only an experienced, successful attorney can help you fight the charges and regain your life.
  • Steer Clear of Large Truck Accidents in Virginia A recent rash of truck accidents in Virginia has our attorneys on alert. Is there anything you can to do avoid a serious or deadly accident with a semi truck?
  • Have you been injured during your hysterectomy in Virginia? In Virginia, medical errors should not take place, but they do. Have you been affected? Do you need a medical malpractice attorney?
  • I Spy With My Little Eye- A Virginia Motorcycle Accident Waiting to Happen Parents are among the most distracted drivers. Focusing on the road could prevent hundreds of Virginia car and motorcycle accidents.
  • Don’t Step on a Crack or You’ll Break Your Mothers Back! Kids sing it as they skip: Don’t step on a crack or you’ll break your mother’s back! There is some wisdom in this rhyme and too many Virginia accident victims.
  • The Very Real Dangers of Drowsy Driving in Virginia Wake up!Getting enough rest before driving can ensure that you don’t end up in a hospital, being treated for injuries sustained during an accident you caused.
  • Common Car Accidents in Virginia that Lead to Fatalities Many common kinds of car accidents in Virginia lead to death. Contact the Virginia car accident attorneys at Tavss Fletcher for legal help – 757-625-1214.
  • Keeping Documentation on Time off Work after Your Virginia Accident You will need proof of your earnings history in order to claim compensation for lost wages in your Virginia personal injury claim. Call now – 757-625-1214.
  • Virginia Towns Still Immune from Wrongful Death Lawsuits Virginia, like all states, has certain laws and statutes that apply to how and when family members of those lost in an accident can file a wrongful death lawsuit. The recent death of a man in Virginia Beach brought about legislation that would have allowed wrongful death lawsuits to be brought against cities, town and municipalities.
  • Motorcycle! Virginia! Works to Prevent Motorcycle Accidents As motorcycle accident attorneys in Virginia we know that prevention is the key to saving lives. One group that feels the same way, and has worked to spread the word about motorcycle safety and advocacy is Motorcycle! Virginia! The group, now part of the Governor’s Motorcycle Advisory Council, works to both prevent motorcycle accidents and encourage motorcycle based tourism and safety in Virginia.
  • VDOT Can Help Keep You Safe and Save You Time Do you need current traffic information for Norfolk? Want to check the condition of the winter roads before heading out for work? Trying to look for accidents along your commute? The Virginia Department of Transportation offers not only this information but maintains multiple traffic safety campaigns. Our car accident attorneys believe that the programs and information available on the VDOT site can help you save time and even avoid a serious accident.
  • Diabetic Driver Found At Fault in Virginia Accident Certain medical conditions can injure not only the sufferer but those around them as well. A recent Virginia lawsuit addressed the issue of driving with medical conditions that can cause auto accidents. In this case a diabetic suffered from a hypoglycemic event while driving and injured another motorist. The injured motorist won his long battle with the insurance company after it was found that this was not the first accident the diabetic driver had caused.
  • Free Car Seat Checks in Virginia Beach Keep Kids Safe Keeping your child safe in Virginia Beach begins with one easy, and free, step. Free car seat checks are offered by several fire stations in the area. The car seat technicians at each station are trained to not only install your child safety seat, but to teach you the proper placement and installation. Read on to learn where you can find the nearest free inspection and to see why the right install, with the right seat, may very well save your child's life.
  • Drowsy Driving in Virginia- Avoid it or Risk a Serious Accident Drowsy driving is more dangerous than most think. Studies have shown that driving while showing the signs of being overtired is as dangerous as driving drunk. This holiday season, as we all stretch ourselves thin, be sure that any Virginia road trip begins with a full night's sleep.
  • “Spice” May Soon be Illegal in Virginia, Nationwide A local ban on the synthetic drug “Spice” may not be necessary. The U.S. Government is taking steps to outlaw the chemicals used to make what is being marketed as synthetic marijuana. Officials in Norfolk and across Virginia are sure to be watching and waiting for official word that the drug has been banned.
  • What can you do to prevent a medical mistake in Virginia? Medical mistakes affect too many patients. The medical community has attempted to end medical errors and accidents for years; yet little has improved. A recent story about a doctor who performed the wrong surgery on a patient resonates with too many in Virginia. Have you been harmed by your doctor or surgeon? Would you like to prevent a medical error? If so read on to learn more about protecting your patient rights.
  • Will the drug "Spice" be made illegal in Norfolk, Virginia? While officials in Newport decide whether to make a new synthetic drug, Spice, illegal, our attorneys are looking at the legality of current searches and seizures. Norfolk's Convenience Store Task Force have already searched many stores, charging some of the owners with various crimes. Is this legal? Can the charged parties be found guilty?
  • Enjoy Fall- With Care Fall in Virginia and across the nation tends to bring people outside. The natural wonders of the fall foliage and cooler temps bring out young and old to take advantage before winter sets in. However, as you head out to enjoy yourself be sure you think safety first. Are you prepared for slippery roads, glaring evening light and children playing in and near city streets?
  • Did veteran Virginia Beach teacher know what was in the package she accepted? A veteran Virginia Beach teacher was recently arrested after she accepted a package. The package contained illegal drugs and the teacher has been arrested and suspended from her job without pay. The question is: Did she know what was in the package? If so, what was her intention? These are things that a jury will likely be asking themselves, if charges are not dropped during the course of the investigation.
  • Working Together to Prevent Accidents in Virginia Anytime there are fewer accidents in Virginia we are happy. Though we have represented thousands of accident victims we would love nothing more than to see a decrease in the fatal and serious accident rates in Virginia. Labor Day Weekend this year proved to be safer than last year but we have to wonder if this trend will hold.