Negligent drivers come in many forms. From a driver who is distracted while texting and driving, to a driver who is swerving in and out of lanes, a negligent driver has the potential to cause a dangerous car wreck in Virginia. Another form of negligent driving arises when a driver demonstrates angry or aggressive behavior. A new survey released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals that angry and aggressive driving behavior is common.
A Virginia car accident victim likely has a long list of "to-dos." Between potential therapy and rehabilitation appointments, to extensive car repairs, to figuring out how to pay for mounting medical expenses and other costs of living if he or she is missing time away from work, the repercussions of a car accident can be daunting. Additionally, in some cases, there may be the emotional toll of a criminal trial looming over a victim's head, as this blog reported in a previous post.
Medical malpractice can take many forms. One particularly troublesome form of medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other medical professional causes a breach of doctor-patient confidentiality. Such a breach is a form of negligence that may give rise to a medical malpractice cause of action in Virginia.
Brain injuries affect an alarming number of Americans, including many Virginians. These can be debilitating injuries that completely alter a person's life. From inflicting permanent disability, to requiring years of rehabilitation and therapy, a brain injury can be utterly devastating for a victim and his or her family.