Tag: automobile

But How Much Is My Case Worth?

crystal ball

When you come to see me the day after you’ve been in a crash, my answer is always going to be “I don’t know. What does your crystal ball tell you?”.  Because a crystal ball is exactly what you would need to be able to see into the future of your life to determine how badly you were really harmed by that crash.  The point is that we will know when the time is right. Continue reading “But How Much Is My Case Worth?”

How Reckless is Reckless Driving?

Reckless Driving

And the answer Alex is, “What is 80 mph”. The changes over time on our interstate highways in Virginia, to speed limits ranging from 55 mph to 65 mph and even to 70 mph, have left some drivers confused as to just how much trouble they can get into when they fail to pay attention to the speed limit. The confusion was brought home recently by a client who was traveling on Interstate 95 heading through Emporia. The speed limit was 70 mph and, according to the kindly state trooper that stopped him, he was traveling at 81 mph. To my client’s shock and surprise, the trooper handed him a traffic summons citing him with Reckless Driving. He was ready for the speeding ticket for driving 11 miles over the limit, but knew he wasn’t driving recklessly. So here he was, in my office, afraid he was going to jail. Continue reading “How Reckless is Reckless Driving?”