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Two Virginia wrongful deaths occur in duck-hunting accidents

by sko | January 6th, 2011

January 6, 2010

Two men became victims of Virginia wrongful deaths after drowning in separate duck-hunting accidents, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports.

One 28-year-old became a Virginia wrongful death victim when he fell from his boat. He was taken to a local hospital where he later died.

The other Virginia wrongful death victim was a 20-year-old man on holiday break from school.

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What do you think are the chances of drowning when duck hunting? What safety precautions do you think could have been followed to prevent these Virginia wrongful deaths?

If your loved one or the loved one of someone you know has become the victim of a Virginia wrongful death, the Virginia wrongful death lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Man injured in Roanoke auto accident

by sko | December 30th, 2010

December 30, 2010

A man was sent to the hospital after his car hit a snow plow in a Roanoke auto accident, WSET reports.

The man was traveling south when his vehicle collided with a city snow plow traveling in the opposite direction in the Roanoke auto accident. He was hospitalized with life-threatening injuries.

The Roanoke auto accident is still under investigation, and charges have not yet been filed.

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Do you think weather plays a role in most Roanoke auto accidents during this time of year? What do you think drivers should do to stay safe on the roads in the winter?

If you or someone you know has been injured in a Roanoke auto accident, the Roanoke auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Icy roads contribute to Virginia auto accidents

by sko | December 16th, 2010

December 16, 2010

Icy roads were the cause of two Virginia auto accidents that took place in the early morning hours, WUSA 9 reports.

One person was injured in one of the Virginia auto accidents when it crashed on Duke Street near Telegraph Road. One person was injured.

The other Virginia auto accident involved three vehicles on the Interstate 395 on-ramp on Duke Street. No injuries were reported.

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How do you think winter weather affects the frequency and severity of Virginia auto accidents? What advice would you give to someone who is thinking about driving in inclement weather?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident, the Virginia auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Sheriff’s deputy survives Virginia auto accident

by sko | December 9th, 2010

December 9, 2010

A law enforcement official was involved in a Virginia auto accident.

A Rockbridge County sheriff’s deputy struck a tree in the Virginia auto accident and was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital.

According to wdjb7.com, the county sheriff was in good condition following the Virginia auto accident. He was not on duty at the time of the Virginia auto accident.

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How do you keep your family safe on the roads during holiday travel? How does weather affect your travel plans?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident, the Virginia auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Holiday travel volume contributes to Virginia auto accidents

by sko | December 2nd, 2010

December 2, 2010

Several Virginia auto accidents took place over Thanksgiving weekend, according to WDBJ.

The Virginia auto accidents caused several delays throughout the state, with some Virginia auto accidents being more serious than others. Traffic on some interstates was backed up for several miles as a result of Virginia auto accidents.

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What precautions do you take to keep you and your family safe on the roads during the holiday season? Do you think there’s more that Virginia law enforcement officials could do to keep motorists safe?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident, the Virginia auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Teen dies in Roanoke auto accident with ATV

by sko | November 18th, 2010

November 18, 2010

A teen was involved in a Roanoke auto accident when his ATV crashed into the back of another ATV.

The teen died from the Roanoke auto accident with his ATV, The Roanoke Times reports.

The other teen involved in the Roanoke auto accident with the other ATV was taken to a local hospital.

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Do you think safety classes should be given to teens who want to drive ATVs? How do you think law makers should regulate how ATVs are driven and by whom?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Roanoke auto accident, the Roanoke auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Two die in Virginia auto accident

by sko | November 11th, 2010

November 11, 2010

A man is being accused of killing a university professor and her son in a late-night Virginia auto accident.

According to wset.com, the man’s blood alcohol level at the time of the Virginia auto accident may have been between .14 and .19.

The man’s lawyers are saying that his vehicle may have had mechanical problems at the time of the Virginia auto accident.

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Do you think alcohol plays a role in many Virginia auto accidents?  Do you think law enforcment officials could to more to prevent Virginia auto accidents?

If you or someone you know has been involved in a Virginia auto accident, the Virginia auto accident lawyers at Skolrood Law Firm can help.

Woman involved in Lynchburg auto accident

by sko | November 4th, 2010

A 20-year-old was involved in a Lynchburg auto accident.

According to wset.com, it wasn’t the weather that caused the Lynchburg auto accident, but the young driver had taken her eyes off the road to find her cell phone.

The woman hit some utility pole support wires in the Lynchburg auto accident. She was charged with reckless driving after the Lynchburg auto accident.

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Do you think it was fair that the woman was charged with reckless driving after this Lynchburg auto accident? What do you think about those who use cell phones while driving?