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What if I'm from North Carolina (NC), headed to New York, get involved in a bus wreck in Virginia (VA), and the at-fault driver is from South Carolina (SC)... how do I determine which law applies?

Often there are many different parties from many different states involved in a single accident, but typically speaking, the law of the place (situs) of the accident will apply.  Unless there is a special circumstance, in the example above, the law of Virginia (VA) would apply.  If you have questions about where you can file an injury lawsuit, you should contact an experienced injury attorney to help you with that decision.
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