Virginia: Car Accidents – a Lawyer’s Texting

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Trial is the monthly law journal of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”). Its issue for September, 2018, is entitled “An Assault on WORKERS’ RIGHTS”.

September 2018 Trial’s “Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS” reports 3 motor vehicle accident cases. “Texting while driving” marquees $55,800,000.00 2018 Kansas jury damages awards. “Failure to restripe new crosswalk” highlights a $7,250,000.00 2017 Virginia settlement. “Failure to maintain control of medical transport van” chronicles a $1,000,000.00 West Virginia settlement. Id. at 12.

Mr. Waterman has been a member of AAJ/ATLA for more than 3 decades. His law practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of wrongful death and serious personal injuries.