Virginia: Car Accidents – a Lawyer’s Ride-Share

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Trial is the monthly law journal of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”). Its “Transportation” issue for February, 2019, is titled “DANGER ON THE ROAD”.

February 2019 Trial features several lead articles about vehicle collisions: (A) “Same Roads, NEW RULES,” id. at 18, is subdivided into “Don’t Get Rerouted By Ride-Shares” [like Uber and Lyft], id. at 19-24; and “Make Way For E-Scooters,” id. at 26-34; (B) “The NUTS AND BOLTS of Bus Crash Cases,” id. at 36-41; (C) “Investigating Medical Helicopter Crashes,” id. at 42-44; and (D) “ON GUARD,” about tractor-trailer safe-guards to prevent underride collisions. Id. at 48-52.

“Verdict & SETTLEMENTS” of Trial in February 2019 reported two vehicle crash cases. “Negligent Operation of Box Truck” is a $14,000,000.00 2018 California mediated settlement. Id. at 12. “Negligent Operation of SUV” is a $1,270,000.00 2018 Wyoming jury award. Id. at 14.

Mr. Waterman’s law practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of wrongful death and personal injury. Contact him with your case!