Free Information from your Virginia Accident and Criminal Law Attorneys

Do you need information about your accident, arrest or traffic ticket?  If so the attorneys at Tavss Fletcher believe that our article library will help you understand Virginia law, your rights and the best way to proceed with your case.  Please feel free to browse through the following sections.  As always, if you have any questions at all do not hesitate to contact your experienced Virginia Beach attorney today for a consultation.

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  • Virginia Highway Safety Laws- A Basic Guide for Drivers and Motorcyclists It is important that you, as a Virginia driver or biker, understand the basic laws that affect you as a motorist. Doing so can not only help you avoid a ticket, the knowledge can ensure that in the event of an accident or arrest, your rights are protected. If you have been involved in an accident or believe you have been unfairly ticketed, contact an experienced attorney at Tavss Fletcher for your free consultation.
  • Free Child Safety Seat Checks Virginia Beach Beginning in 2007 new seat belt laws affect all of Virginia. All children under the age of eight must be restrained in a child safety seat or booster seat. In addition, all children under 16 must be restrained in a child safety seat or seat belt. In this article we will be reviewing the current child seat safety laws. In addition, we will provide you with information on free car seat safety checks in and around Virginia Beach.
  • Medical Malpractice Claim- A Basic Guide for Claimants in Virginia What is a medical malpractice lawsuit? In this article you will find information as it relates to medical malpractice claims in Virginia. Our doctor error attorneys hope that the information provided will help you better understand the medical malpractice lawsuit process and help you find the best lawyer to represent you in your claim.
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration As Virginia personal injury attorneys we want you to know everything there is to know about not only protecting your rights after an accident but preventing an accident in the first place. The National Highway Safety Administration plays an important part in accident prevention. Please read on to learn more about the many ways the NHTSA works to make our nations roadways safer for all driver, bikers and passengers.
  • The Most Common Surgical Errors in Virginia and North Carolina Stories of surgical error are the stuff of nightmares. However, for too many in Virginia, they are a reality. Top surgical errors include wrong site operations, unnecessary procedures and improper anesthesia. In this article we will be looking at the most common surgical errors and what you can do if you suspect that a surgical error has been made. A medical malpractice suit may be the only way to right the wrong and get proper compensation for your injuries or the loss of a loved one.
  • Virginia, North Carolina Are Not on Most Dangerous Drivers List Allstate has released its annual America's Best Drivers Report. The good news: the very worst drivers are not found in Virginia or North Carolina.
  • Truck and Bus Driver Distraction- A Threat to Motorists Across Virginia and North Carolina A recent study released by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute provides vital information on the dangers associated with distracted truck and bus drivers. We all know that the use of cell phones and other electronic devices while driving is extremely dangerous. When truckers and bus drivers are the distracted drivers the odds of a dangerous, even deadly accident multiply exponentially. If you have been hurt during an accident in Virginia or North Carolina you need answers. Contact an experienced attorney at Tavss Fletcher today for your free consultation.
  • Speed-related Crashes- A Study by the NHTSA It will come as no surprise that, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, speeding is one of the most common contributing factors of traffic crashes. This includes car, truck and motorcycle accidents. Please read on to learn more about speeding and to learn more about filing a personal injury lawsuit after your Virginia traffic accident.
  • Long Hours and No Sleep- Why Many Truckers in Virginia Turn to Drugs and Alcohol Truck drivers too often engage in dangerous behaviors in order to travel more miles and thereby make more money. All too many drivers resort to prescription and/or illegal stimulants, alcohol and other drugs to help them stay awake. Though drivers may point to their companies for putting undo pressure on them to drive more and sleep less, they are ultimately responsible for their actions. Have you been hurt during an accident with a large truck? If so you are not alone. Each year hundreds of Virginia motorists are hurt, even killed during these all too often serious and avoidable accidents. To speak with an experienced personal injury attorney please contact the personal injury law firm of Tavss Fletcher today for your free consultation.
  • Car Booster Seats Improve- Help Keep Older Children Safe In the past, booster seats for children old enough to be out of a harnessed car seat have been problematic. However, according a recent review by the insurance industry, boosters have come a long way in improving the safety of older child passengers. Please read on to learn more about what you, as a parent in Virginia, can do to choose the right seat for your child.
  • Virginia State Police (VSP) The Virginia State Police troopers are a common site across the state. However, in this article we will not be looking at the police force, but instead at the website they maintain. We will be looking at information that ranges from criminal records checks to traffic safety issues and will provide direct links to the VSP’s official website.
  • The Top Five Causes of Motorcycle Accidents in Norfolk and Across Virginia The primary causes of motorcycle accidents in Virginia and across the nation are much the same. Though bikers will not be surprised, one of the main causes of motorcycle accidents is driver inattention. In addition, bad road conditions are a serious threat each time a biker takes to the road. Please read on to learn more about the main causes of motorcycle accidents.
  • Road Rash Caused by a Motorcycle Accident- Treatment and Complications Though road rash can seem like a minor wound the injury has the potential to become infected. In addition, if the wound is deep enough it can affect the bone and require multiple surgeries. Please read on to learn more about the treatment of road rash caused by a motorcycle accident.
  • The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services continually strives to develop a “comprehensive, statewide, long-range plan for strengthening and improving law enforcement and the administration of criminal justice throughout the Commonwealth”. Please read on to learn more about the role of the DCJS in Virginia.
  • Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Drug Information Virginia The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) maintains an extensive website. In this article we will be looking at the information they have compiled on types of drugs and drug crimes most commonly seen in Virginia.
  • Virginia.gov- Aggressive Driving Information Like many state agencies and concerned citizens, the Virginia DMV is attempting to bring attention to the issue of aggressive driving. This behavior is not only irritating; it’s dangerous. Please read on to learn more about the ways that the Virginia DMV is working to decrease the number of aggressive drivers on our roadways.
  • Road Safe America Rode Safe America is a non-profit organization that strives to make the trucking industry safer. The organization works with both state and local governments to encourage the passage of laws and regulations that would help reduce the number of fatal accidents caused by overtired and underpaid truckers.
  • Saferoads.org- A look at the dangers of large truck accidents The non-profit organization saferoads.org is an advocate for highway and auto safety that works with consumer, health and safety groups and insurance companies and agents to make America’s roads safer. In this article we will be looking at how large trucks represent a significant threat on the roads of Virginia and across the nation.
  • The Hurt Report- Motorcycle Accident Study Though “The Hurt Report” is not a current motorcycle safety study it does give us a good idea of the major causes of motorcycle accidents. Though this will come as no surprise bikers the fact of the matter is that the majority of accidents involving motorcycles are caused by the other vehicle. Please read on to learn more about this important study and how it affects you as a motorcyclist.
  • Common Injuries Associated with a Motorcycle Accident If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident you know too well the serious injuries associated with the crash. This article is intended to give you an idea of the most common injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident. In addition, information will be given as to the best steps to take after an accident in Virginia or North Carolina.