Virginia: Car Accidents – a Lawyer’s RVs

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Trial is the monthly legal journal of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”).  Its issue for February, 2018 is focused on “Transportation” and entitled “Danger on the Road”.

February 2018 Trial features 4 articles about vehicle accidents: “8 Tips For TRUCKING CASES,” id. at 22-27; “PROCEED WITH CAUTION,” about driverless car crashes, id. at

28-31; “RETRIEVING ELECTRONIC CRASH DATA,” id. at 34-37; and “Recreational or Risky Cars,” about RV accidents. Id. at 39-41.  It also reports 3 vehicle collision cases in “Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS”: “City employee struck bicyclist in intersection,” a $1,580,000.00 2017 New Jersey jury award, id. at 12; “Failure to yield right of way,” a $3,000,000.00 2017 Florida jury award against a tractor-trailer company, id. at 14; and “Intoxicated motorist causes head-on collision,” is a $6,200,000.00 2017 New York jury award.  Id.

Mr. Waterman has been a member of AAJ/ATLA over three decades.  His practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of death and serious personal injuries.