2021 - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

DOT Declares Number of People Killed in Vehicle Accidents a “Public Crisis”

Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released a report detailing federal traffic accident death statistics compiled for the first six months of 2021. The report prompted a statement from Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, who declared the rising number of people killed in traffic accidents in the country a public crisis. In his…

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Car Insurance Requirements in Virginia

Most states, including Virginia, require drivers to carry a minimum amount of auto insurance to operate a vehicle legally. After a vehicle collision, insurance claims are a primary means of financial recovery for every party involved. Proof of coverage must also be in your car at all times. Car Insurance Minimums in Virginia Virginia is…

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Cardiac Catheterization Personal Injury or Wrongful Death

Our firm has experience with handling medical malpractice cases arising out of a cardiac catheterization gone wrong: this very important heart procedure can be safely done, but there are many serious risks of injuries or even death in any cardiac catheterization and we explore issues relating to medical malpractice arising from a cardiac catheterization below….

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