What Happened

On Friday January 25, 2013 police responded to a two-vehicle accident in Pulaski County, Virginia (VA).

According to a Pulaski County Sheriff the accident occurred on U.S. 11 about half of a mile north of the Stone Ridge subdivision and that the road was snow-covered and slick.

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The woman was a passenger in a 1999 Plymouth Breeze owned by Guardian Emergency Medical Services. The driver lost control of the vehicle, crossed into the northbound lane, and was struck in the passenger’s side. The driver of the Plymouth was transported to LewisGale Hospital Pulaski with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Virginia Personal Injury Lawyers’ Perspective

We extend our condolences to the family and friends of the victim; it is always hard to lose a loved one. A wrongful death is a devastating event and often leaves the families of victims not knowing where to begin. Speaking with a Virginia Beach personal injury attorney is a great first step. Through a private consultation the family can learn if monetary compensation is possible for their loss. In a case of this nature the claim could go against the insurance of the company that owns the vehicle. However, in situations involving company cars, there may be multiple insurance sources, which can cause complicated circumstances. An experienced Virginia (VA) wrongful death lawyer will be able to obtain and review all the policies to determine if a claim is possible.

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