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John G. ‘Jack’ Crandley
John G. Crandley, Jr.
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In Virginia, if I make a personal injury claim, what happens and do I have to go to court?
If I decide to file a personal injury lawsuit in Virginia, which court is the case filed in?
In Virginia, if I am injured in an automobile accident caused by a person who has no insurance or minimal insurance, what can I do?
If I am involved in a car accident and everyone agrees how the accident occurred, do I need to call the police?
In Virginia, if I am injured due to the negligence of another driver, what can I seek compensation for?
What does the term negligence mean in the personal injury context?
In Virginia, if a pedestrian is crossing an intersection in a crosswalk with a “walk” signal, does the pedestrian have a duty to allow an approaching vehicle to pass?
In Virginia, is it lawful for a person to ride a bicycle on a sidewalk or crosswalk, and if so, what are the rights and duties of such a person?
In Virginia, do the statutory rules of the road apply to the operation of cars in privately owned parking lots?
In Virginia, is it possible to recover money from a drunk driver above the amount ordinarily allowed in a personal injury case?
In Virginia, if a person is injured in a car accident in which the injured person’s vehicle was struck by a vehicle that skidded on a slippery road, is the driver of the vehicle that skidded considered to be negligent?
In Virginia, can a plaintiff in a personal injury case recover, if the plaintiff was partially responsible for the accident that caused the plaintiff’s injury?
In Virginia, if a driver, having the right-of-way at an intersection, is exceeding the posted speed limit, does that driver still have the right-of-way?
In Virginia, does a green light at an intersection mean that the driver facing the green light can proceed through the intersection without checking to be sure that there is no approaching traffic from the intersecting street?
In Virginia, if a person is injured in a car accident while riding as a passenger in a drunk driver’s vehicle, can that person always make a successful injury claim against the drunk driver?
In Virginia, if a person is injured in a car accident and the driver responsible for the accident flees the scene, can the injured person receive compensation for his or her injuries?
In Virginia, can a person who is injured in a car accident seek recovery of his or her medical bills from the driver responsible for the accident, if those medical bills have been paid by the injured person’s health insurance company?
In Virginia, will the jury be permitted to know about the driving record of a defendant in a lawsuit for personal injuries arising out of a car accident?
In Virginia, if a person has a medical condition that is made worse due to an automobile accident, can the injured person recover for the worsened condition against the driver whose negligence caused the accident?
In Virginia, can a driver be considered negligent for operating his or her vehicle too slowly?
In Virginia, can a child’s personal injury claim be barred by the doctrine of contributory negligence?
In Virginia, what are the roles of the judge and the jury in the trial of a personal injury lawsuit?
In Virginia, must a witness testify solely from his or her recollection or can the witness refer to documents while testifying?
In Virginia, what does the term “hearsay” mean?
In Virginia, if a vehicle is unlawfully stopped in the roadway, can a person injured in a car accident with that unlawfully stopped vehicle always make a successful claim for personal injuries?
In Virginia, can a party to a personal injury lawsuit put on evidence of statements made by an opposing party?
In Virginia, can a plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit put on evidence of a statement made by an unavailable witness, which was against the penal interest of the unavailable witness?
In Virginia, who can bring a lawsuit for wrongful death arising from a car accident and what types of damages can be sought in such a wrongful death lawsuit?
In Virginia, if a car accident is caused by the sudden mechanical malfunction of a vehicle, will the driver of that vehicle be considered free of negligence in a personal injury lawsuit arising from the car accident?
In Virginia, if a person is injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver, how long does the injured person have to file a personal injury lawsuit?
In Virginia, can a defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit testify as to statements made by the decedent at the scene of the car accident?
In Virginia, can a person injured in a car accident bring a personal injury claim against the employer of the person responsible for the accident?
In Virginia, can a copy of the police crash report be entered into evidence at the trial of a personal injury case arising out of a car accident?
In Virginia, can a party in a personal injury lawsuit introduce into evidence a recording of a 911 call from the scene of a car accident?
In Virginia, if the driver of a car suddenly loses consciousness and strikes another car, can the driver who lost consciousness avoid liability for any injuries that result from the car accident?
In Virginia, if a plaintiff in a personal injury lawsuit arising out of a car accident proves that the defendant is responsible for the accident, does the plaintiff automatically receive the amount sued for?
In Virginia, does a pedestrian have the right-of-way if he or she is crossing the street at an intersection where the sidewalk ends at the end of the block but there is no clearly marked crosswalk?
In Virginia, if a person is injured in a car accident due to the negligence of another driver and that person’s injury is later made worse by the negligence of the injured person’s doctor, can the injured person seek recovery from the negligent driver for the aggravation of the injury caused by the injured person’s negligent doctor?
In Virginia, can a jury find a driver negligent for operating a motor vehicle at an excessive speed, if the driver was traveling at a speed less than the speed limit?
In Virginia, if a person is injured in a car accident and that injured person later dies of causes unrelated to the car accident, can a personal injury lawsuit be brought to recover for the injuries sustained by the deceased person in the car accident?
In Virginia, if a pedestrian is walking down a street that has no sidewalks, which side of the street is the pedestrian required to walk on?
In Virginia, if a person is injured in a car accident caused by the negligent driving of a municipal employee, is the injured person’s claim barred by the doctrine of sovereign immunity?
In Virginia, if a court determines that a municipality and/or a municipal employee are protected by the doctrine of sovereign immunity, can I still pursue a personal injury lawsuit for injuries I sustained in a car accident?
In Virginia, if a plaintiff is partially responsible for the accident that caused his or her injury, but the defendant could have avoided the accident by using ordinary care, can the plaintiff still prevail on his or her personal injury claim?
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