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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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  • The challenge posed by aggressive drivers on Virginia roads We all know what aggressive driving looks like. Drivers who swerve in and out of lanes, follow too closely, make rude hand-gestures when they don’t get their way, speed, and ignore traffic control devices are all guilty of aggressive driving. The challenge in Virginia is that despite laws against aggressive driving, it is difficult to charge someone with what is essentially a subjective offense. Read more about the challenge that aggressive drivers pose to law enforcement officers and what you can do if you find yourself on the road with one of these drivers.
  • Vehicle, Driver, and Crash Statistics for Large Truck Accidents Large truck accidents have serious consequences for Virginia motorists. The vast majority of those killed in accidents involving a large truck are passenger vehicle occupants. Learn more surprising vehicle, driver, and crash statistics related to large truck accidents in this article. If you have questions or concerns about a truck accident, don’t hesitate to contact the lawyers at Tavss Fletcher at 757-625-1214 for assistance.
  • How effective is the Virginia Board of Medicine at Protecting Patients from Malpractice? Are delays by the Virginia Board of Medicine in disciplining doctors costing patient lives? In the recent case of Dr. Stephen Plotnick, there was a shocking five year delay from the time of the first compliant to the board to when his license was revoked. During that time as many as ten of his patients died – possibly as a result of his care. Read more about the shortcomings of the Virginia Medical Board in this article, and don’t hesitate to contact Tavss Fletcher at 757-625-1214 to discuss your medical malpractice case.
  • The CSI Effect: Popular Culture Wreaks Havoc with Real Crime Cases Experts call it the “CSI Effect” – the effect that popular television crime dramas have on viewers, some of whom take their starry-eyed perception of criminal investigations to the jury box. Accustomed to clear-cut and unambiguous evidence, thrilling story lines, and dramatic dénouements, these potential jurors can make life difficult for prosecutors and defendants alike. If you are concerned about your own criminal law case and would like to speak with a Virginia attorney, please contact Tavss Fletcher at 757-625-1214.
  • What to do after an Auto Accident in Virginia Since one in eight Americans will be involved in an auto accident this year, it is important that all Virginians know what to do after a crash. In this article we offer 10 steps to take if you find yourself in a traffic collision. If you’ve been in a serious auto accident and need to talk to a Virginia attorney, please contact Tavss Fletcher at 757-625-1214.
  • Motorcycle Accidents and Serious Head Trauma Brain injuries are the leading cause of death for motorcycle riders in the United States. Read this article to learn more about the impact of traumatic brain injury for motorcycle riders in Virginia.
  • 4 Ways to Avoid Ruining Your Tractor Trailer Accident Injury Case Learn about the four things you should do to avoid ruining your tractor trailer accident injury case in Virginia. Sometimes it does not take much to throw your whole case off track, so it is important to keep this advice in mind. If you’ve been in a serious truck accident and need to talk to a Virginia attorney, please contact Tavss Fletcher at 757-625-1214.
  • Motorcycle Accident Injury and Fatality Facts Motorcycle accidents have been on the rise for the last 10 years, and experts are wondering why. Research into motorcycle accident injury and fatality data from the NHTSA has revealed a wealth of information. If you’ve been in a serious auto accident and need to talk to a Virginia attorney, please contact Tavss Fletcher at 757-625-1214.
  • Closed Head Injuries – Symptoms, Treatment & Compensation A closed head injury can be serious and may require extensive medical treatment. This article discusses the causes, symptoms, treatment and compensation for closed head injuries. Contact the serious injury lawyers at Tavss Fletcher at 757-625-1214 if have a closed head injury that was caused by someone else’s negligence.
  • What is Traumatic Brain Injury? There are many causes of traumatic brain injury, including car accidents, falls and assaults. This article discusses the symptoms and treatment for traumatic brain injury, as well as compensation. Contact Tavss Fletcher at (757) 625-1214 if you or a family member has been the victim of a traumatic brain injury.
  • Spinal Cord Injury – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Spinal cord injuries are life altering events. Tavss Fletcher discusses the common causes, symptoms and treatment of spinal cord injuries. If the injury was the fault of another person, Tavss Fletcher can help you recover compensation. Call (757) 625-1214 today.
  • Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy Caused by Medical Errors Oxygen deprivation among infants can lead to hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and permanent disorders. Doctors and hospitals sometimes make critical mistakes during the labor and delivery process. This article gives an overview of hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and the liability of medical professionals. Contact the Virginia medical malpractice attorneys at Tavss Fletcher at 757-625-1214 if your child has experienced hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy.
  • Cerebral Palsy Caused by Birth Injury There are many causes of cerebral palsy, but sometimes this disorder develops from a birth injury. Doctors and hospitals can be held liable for birth injuries that could have been prevented. This article gives an overview of cerebral palsy and the liability of medical professionals. Contact the Virginia medical malpractice attorneys at Tavss Fletcher at 757-625-1214 if your child has developed cerebral palsy.
  • Undiagnosed Heart Attacks Thousands of Americans die each year of heart attacks. Research has found that many heart attacks go undiagnosed. Tavss Fletcher discusses the epidemic of misdiagnosed heart attacks and lists the warning signals of a heart attack. If you have lost a loved one because a heart attack went undiagnosed call us today at (757) 625-1214.
  • Reasons Why Breath Tests Sometimes Fail to Give Accurate Results Breath tests often fail to give accurate results. This article discusses the common reasons why breath tests fail. Contact Tavss Fletcher at (757) 625-1214 if you are facing a DUI allegation.
  • Preventable Surgical Mistakes Will No Longer Be Paid by Medicare As of October 2008, Medicare will no longer pay for some preventable surgical mistakes. This article discusses this new policy and what is considered reasonably preventable conditions. Contact the Virginia medical malpractice attorneys at Tavss Fletcher at (757) 625-1214 if you have been injured by a surgical mistake.
  • 5 Hot Tips for Auto Accident Injury Victims Many auto accident injury victims inadvertently ruin their accident case by saying or doing things that end up coming back to haunt them. If you or someone you love has been injured in a car or truck accident, please review these tips to make sure you don’t unintentionally damage your case.