Archive: Car Accidents

7 Important Steps You Must Follow After A Car Accident in Virginia

Apr

12

2019

  |  posted by Kendall Law Firm   |   Car Accidents

two car drivers discussing in front of their crashed vehicles

When a car accident happens, it can be a disruptive and traumatic experience. It’s common to be shaken up and need time to regain your composure. If you are not too badly injured, it is important to center yourself quickly…

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Why You Shouldn’t Post to Social Media After an Accident

Mar

11

2019

  |  posted by Kendall Law Firm   |   Car Accidents

Distracted driver on their cell phone in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Social media has become central to many of our lives. The average person spends more than two hours a day on social media. You probably found this article on a social media platform. As a personal injury attorney, I have strong…

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What Happens if an Uninsured or Underinsured Driver Caused My Car Accident?

Jan

30

2019

  |  posted by Kendall Law Firm   |   Car Accidents

Injured man thinking after an accident with an uninsured driver

Most drivers know that if they are involved in a car accident someone else has caused, then the at-fault driver’s auto liability insurance will pay for their losses. However, Virginia drivers are sometimes involved in car accidents with motorists who…

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How to Determine Fault in Virginia Car Accidents

Dec

13

2018

  |  posted by Kendall Law Firm   |   Car Accidents

two men determine fault after a car accident

After a car accident, it is not uncommon for drivers and others involved to begin pointing fingers. After all, car crashes are costly, regardless of whether one expects insurance to pay for vehicle repairs, medical care, and other expenses. In…

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5 Tips All Teen Drivers (and Their Parents) Should Know

Nov

7

2018

  |  posted by Kendall Law Firm   |   Car Accidents

teenager driving in the car with friends

Teens get into more car accidents because they are less experienced drivers. Teen drivers are more likely to make mistakes or take risks such as speeding, driving while distracted, or drinking and driving. Most teen driving accidents are single-vehicle accidents,…

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Safe Driving Tips for Driving in Hazardous Conditions

Nov

1

2018

  |  posted by Kendall Law Firm   |   Car Accidents

Driver in Charlottesville, VA driving in hazardous conditions.

Adverse driving conditions contribute to more than 20 percent of car accidents each year, the Federal Highway Administration (FHA) says. Weather-related crashes cause nearly 5,000 deaths and more than 418,000 injuries. The vast majority of weather-related crashes occur during or immediately…

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When and How Do I File a Police Report in Winchester?

Oct

18

2018

  |  posted by Kendall Law Firm   |   Car Accidents

Winchester police report

Any time you are the driver of a car involved in an accident in Virginia that injures someone or damages property, you are required to report the accident to state or local police and, when possible, to the person injured…

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What to Do If Your Uber Driver Gets Into an Accident in Virginia

Sep

14

2017

  |  posted by Kendall Law Firm   |   Car Accidents

Person requesting an Uber car on their cell phone that will need to hire a Charlottesville injury attorney if the Uber car gets into an accident.

If you are in a car accident while driving your own car, you probably already know what to do. You call the police, exchange information with the other vehicle driver and notify your insurance company. Of course, you should also…

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Drowsy Driving Impacts Millions

Jul

18

2017

  |  posted by Kendall Law Firm   |   Car Accidents

The view of a drowsy driver in Winchester, Virginia.

Have you ever sat behind the wheel of your car while you were feeling a bit too tired to drive? According to a recent report from AutoBlog.com, millions of Americans engage in this risky behavior every day. A drowsy driving…

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VA Lawmakers Focus on Seat Belts and Cell Phones in Proposed Legislation

Jan

24

2017

  |  posted by Kendall Law Firm   |   Car Accidents

Distracted driver on their cell phone in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Lawmakers recently introduced bills for the Virginia General Assembly’s “short session” that focus on preventing car accidents, injuries and deaths on our state’s roads. Our law firm protects the rights of accident victims and their families throughout Central Virginia and…

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