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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  • Spinal Fractures in Accident Victims- Getting the Diagnosis and Compensation You Deserve Spinal fractures are a common injury related to car crashes in Virginia and across the U.S. Do you deserve compensation for your accident related injuries?
  • An SUV Rollover Crash in Virginia Can Lead to a Number of Devastating Injuries An SUV rollover crash in Virginia can lead to serious injuries. Contact the Virginia car accident attorneys at Tavss Fletcher – 757-625-1214.
  • 5 Things you can do to Help Your Virginia Personal Injury Claim Knowing how to help your injury claim is the key to a fair settlement. The Virginia personal injury lawyers at Tavss Fletcher have 5 tips to help your case.
  • Virginia Wrongful Death Claim (Lawsuit) A wrongful death claim, or lawsuit, brought in Virginia is not very different from one brought in other states. The family of a deceased person has the right to file both a tort (lawsuit) and criminal case against the person or company that caused the victims death. Please read on to learn more about wrongful death lawsuits in Virginia and find out how to get your free consultation with a top Virginia wrongful death attorney.
  • Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an excellent resource for motorists in Virginia. Though we most often associate the agency with road construction they also offer traffic cameras, road condition information and travel advisories. In this article we will be looking at the resources VDOT has to offer. Our car accident attorneys hope that the information provided here will help you travel safely and make it to your destination accident and injury free.
  • Diabetes- An overview of its definition, symptoms and treatments Diabetes is a serious medical condition that affects many in Virginia and nationwide. The disease is managed under a doctor's care and may or may not have a serious, long-lasting impact on quality of life. For example, when blood sugar levels fluctuate the diabetic can suffer from seizures and other serious symptoms. In this article we will be looking at the way diabetes can affect the sufferer and how some of the symptoms can be dangerous to both the diabetic and those around them.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.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.
  • Three BIG Mistakes Made by Virginia & North Carolina Auto Accident Victims Hurt in a car or truck crash? Read this article right now to make sure that you don’t make one of the three big mistakes that many Virginia and North Carolina auto accident victims make. These errors could cost you your case!
  • Virginia / NC Auto Accident Lawyer Discusses Dangers of Drowsy Driving There is no question that driving while tired can be hazardous to your safety and the safety of other road users. If you’ve been injured in Virginia or North Carolina because of a drowsy driver, you deserve fair and just compensation for your injuries and suffering.
  • Toyota Recalls for Unintended Acceleration and Braking Problems The massive Toyota recall has drivers in Virginia and North Carolina asking: is my car involved? Was the Toyota vehicle that hit me a part of the recall? What can I do if I own a Toyota? Here we summarize information from three of the recent Toyota recalls involving unintended acceleration and braking problems.
  • Do you need a lawyer for your auto accident case? After a serious auto accident you may be wondering if you need to hire an attorney. However, you may be worried about what it will cost and if a lawyer could even make a difference in your case. Often times auto accident attorneys can do the most good in serious crash cases with major physical injuries or in cases involving a vehicle fatality.
  • When a Shift into Reverse Kills or Maims A recent study by the NHTSA reveals that backup accidents are more dangerous than previously thought. These accidents can happen when an adult or child accidentally or intentionally puts a vehicle into reverse without realizing that another person or child is in the way. New safety features can help mitigate the severity of these accidents, but they are not installed or available on all vehicles.
  • How safe is your car in a rollover crash? The list of 2010 Top Safety Pick awards from the IIHS is out, and the list is surprisingly short. This model year only 27 vehicles made the grade, compared to 94 last year. What changed? This year IIHS included rollover testing as a factor for making it onto their list, a change that knocked many popular vehicles out of contention. With so many vehicles failing to make the grade when it comes to roof strength, the question is – are manufactures doing enough to keep occupants safe?
  • How careless drivers cause night-time traffic accidents The death rate for night-time driving is three times as high as it is for daytime driving, with weekend nights being the deadliest of all times to drive. Why are drivers so much more reckless at night than during the day? There are several factors that contribute to serious car crashes after dark in Virginia and North Carolina.
  • The war on texting while driving There’s a national epidemic that is killing nearly six thousand people a year and injuring over half a million more. What is this terrible scourge? It is distracted driving, an issue that is being taken on at the highest levels of our federal government. Expect to see more laws, restrictions and penalties on texting while driving, cell phone use behind the wheel, and other related driving distractions.
  • Top Ten Tips for Keeping Kids Safe on Virginia and North Carolina Roads The start of school every year is an exciting time for kids – and a frustrating experience for commuters who have to pass through school zones or residential areas full of children. Nobody wants to cause a serious or fatal car crash, so now that school is in session, use these ten tips to keep yourself – and the school kids around you – safe this year.