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Exchanging Car Accident Information in 2021

December 30, 2021 by the Parrish Law Firm
Exchanging Car Accident Information in 2021

Code of Virginia § 46.2-894 notes that for collisions that result in injuries, death, or property damage, you must exchange information with the other driver. You’re required to give your:  Name License plate number Address Driver’s license number Vehicle registration number You must also share this information with the attending police officer. Failing to give…


6 Essentials to Keep in Your Car During Winter

December 10, 2021 by the Parrish Law Firm
6 Essentials to Keep in Your Car During Winter

Winter has already begun and before you know it, waking up with snow and ice covering your windshield will become the norm. We often think all we need is some gas to get us through the day, but trust us, the winter season comes with its complications, and it’s always better to plan ahead and…


Ways You Might Jeopardize Your Insurance Payout

November 10, 2021 by the Parrish Law Firm
Ways You Might Jeopardize Your Insurance Payout

If you suffered injuries in an accident caused by another party, you could seek compensation through a claim with their liability insurance provider. However, you might jeopardize your insurance payout through your own words and actions in several ways. Do not Speculate About Who or What Caused Your Accident In general, it is not a…


Filing and Retrieving Car Accident Reports

November 10, 2021 by the Parrish Law Firm
Filing and Retrieving Car Accident Reports

A car accident can be overwhelming and could leave you facing painful injuries. If you can, you or the other party involved in the accident should immediately make a report of the crash. This requires contacting local police. When officers arrive on the scene, they will report what happened and the drivers involved. Once you…


How to Write a Car Accident Description: the Scene, Vehicle Damage & Injuries

November 10, 2021 by the Parrish Law Firm
How to Write a Car Accident Description: the Scene, Vehicle Damage & Injuries

When giving a statement, you will have to provide a car accident description to your insurance provider or the other party’s insurer. The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles states that your description should include: Your name. License number. The time and date of the crash. Other parties involved. The location of the crash. You can…


Drunk Driving Increases by 13% After Football Games

November 5, 2021 by the Parrish Law Firm
Drunk Driving Increases by 13% After Football Games

The start of basketball or baseball season is an exciting time, but there’s something standout and unique about Football season. Perhaps its a combination of the crisp fall air, pumpkin-everything and the end of the scorching hot summer, but little gets us as thrilled and feeling as full of life as NFL Sundays. Sadly, we’re…


Yes, Rabies Can Be Life-Threatening. Here’s What You Need to Know

October 19, 2021 by the Parrish Law Firm
Yes, Rabies Can Be Life-Threatening. Here’s What You Need to Know

Rabies. When you think about this disease, an image of a bat, raccoon or even a werewolf with foam dribbling out of its mouth might pop into your head, but what about the image of a dog? Here’s the thing; While it’s not very common, dog bites can lead to rabies, and rabies can lead…


When A Stranger Enters Your Home

September 24, 2021 by the Parrish Law Firm
When A Stranger Enters Your Home

As the days get shorter, and the nights get longer, we often feel a sense of unease about our safety coming over us. Perhaps it’s the combination of shorter, colder days and the eeriness of the creepy Halloween season, but whatever it is, there’s nothing worse than thinking about strange man tiptoeing around your home…


5 Dangerous Carcinogens in Your Home Right Now

September 1, 2021 by the Parrish Law Firm
5 Dangerous Carcinogens in Your Home Right Now

We all know that there are thousands of carcinogens in the outside world, but what about the ones hiding in your own home? You may not think of your living room as a cancer risk, but you would be surprised to find out how many dangerous carcinogens are lurking right inside your house. You might…


Tips for Driving in the Rain: It’s Not As Safe As You Think

August 23, 2021 by the Parrish Law Firm
Tips for Driving in the Rain: It’s Not As Safe As You Think

Did you know that over 3,400 deaths and over 357,000 injuries occur annually in the United States due to driving in the rain? We all know that rain compromises how well our vehicles engage with the road, but few of us really know how significantly wet roads can impact our car’s driving capabilities. Of course…


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