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Childhood Bullying

February 23, 2012 by the Parrish Law Firm

With the media attention that has followed a frightening trend of bullying-related suicides in the United States and other countries, it has become nearly impossible to accept the schoolyard bully’s actions as him or her “simply being a kid”. Childhood bullying has been linked to school absenteeism with approximately 160,000 kids citing a fear of…


Is Lane Splitting Legal for Motorcyclists in Virginia?

February 16, 2012 by the Parrish Law Firm
Is Lane Splitting Legal for Motorcyclists in Virginia?

Getting on the same page is the first step toward answering the question about the legality of lane splitting. Pop quiz time. Lane splitting is: A) When two motorcyclists ride side by side in the same lane. B) When a motorcyclist passes between two vehicles in adjacent lanes while traffic is moving or at a standstill. If…


When the Family Dog Becomes Aggressive Towards Your Children | Prince William Dog Attack Lawyer

October 23, 2011 by the Parrish Law Firm

Dogs can be wonderful pets with children in the house. But when your dog suddenly becomes aggressive towards the children, it can be a bit frightening and overwhelming on how to handle the situation. The main reason this may have occurred is that the dog has lost respect for your child’s “pack leader” role in…


Security Company Sued for $3.5 Million for Events Leading to Morgan Harrington’s 2009 Murder | Fairfax Wrongful Death Attorney

October 19, 2011 by the Parrish Law Firm

On October 17, 2009, Morgan Harrington, at the time 20 and a student of Virginia Tech, was attending a Metallica concern at John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville had left the venue and was denied re-entry into the event due to the no re-entry policy. Morgan was later that evening abducted and killed with her…


Boat Operator Charged with 3 Felonies After Injuring 5 in Boat Accident

October 13, 2011 by the Parrish Law Firm

Jeremy D. Adams, 31, of Middlesex, Virginia was operating a boat on July 23, 2011 when it crashed in the Rappahannock River injuring all five passengers on board with one of the passengers needing to be revived at the scene. No one onboard owned the boat when they took it out to party on the…


2011 Child Booster Seat Rating – Belt Fit

October 13, 2011 by the Parrish Law Firm

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) evaluated the belt fit of the variety of booster seats on the market in 2011 and found 31 booster seats meet their top rating of “best bet”. This gives parents more of a selection than ever when choosing a booster seat perfect for their child. Please note this…


Paul Tarashuk Jr. Awarded Scholarship For Bravery Preventing Car Accident | Northern Virginia Car Accident Lawyer

October 12, 2011 by the Parrish Law Firm

What would you do if you saw a car about to turn down the wrong way into oncoming traffic? This happened to, Paul Tarashuk Jr., at the time 17, in February 2010 when he saw an elderly woman turning into the fast lane of oncoming traffic. Realizing the serious situation the elderly woman was in,…


Male Drivers – High Car Insurance

October 9, 2011 by the Parrish Law Firm

One thing that is certain in life other than death and taxes, men pay more for car insurance than women. Could this be some stereotypical conspiracy? Not really. There are several reasons why men pay more for car insurance. Reason #1 Men drive 60% more miles than women spending more time on the road which…


The Misunderstood Uninsured Motor Vehicle Coverage

September 25, 2011 by the Parrish Law Firm

As you may know, in the state of Virginia it is legal to drive without insurance. In the case of an uninsured driver, the Virginia Uninsured Motor Vehicle (UMV) law allows the motor vehicle owner to register it as uninsured and then drive it on the roads along with all others. If a vehicle is…


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