Car Accidents

Route 15 stretches from Harrisburg, PA, all the way south through Frederick, Maryland, then into Virginia, where it goes through Lucketts, Leesburg, and extends through Haymarket to Warrenton. Some portions of Route 15 are four lane divided highway, attracting tractor trailers and drivers in a hurry. Other portions are two lanes, where careful attention to traffic […]

Route 7 runs from Winchester, through Berryville and Purcellville, around Leesburg, and into Fairfax, Reston, and Tysons Corner.  The portions in Frederick and Clarke counties have a high number of driveway, shopping center, and secondary road at-grade intersections, creating a risky environment when cars are pulling onto and off of the highway. In western Loudoun […]

You may think that car accident lawyers would be happy that there were more car crashes reported in America. But you would be wrong.  Last year, we were shocked at the uptick of road deaths during the pandemic.  But new statistics from federal transportation officials reveal that the death rate jumped 10% compared with the […]

On Monday, April 11, 2022, Governor Youngkin signed into law Senator Mark Obenshain’s SB 754-UIM.  The language of the bill and the full legislative story is here: Senator Obenshain’s bill allows consumers to finally get what they paid for—full coverage under their underinsured motorist coverage portion of their auto insurance policies. Why is this […]

At WilliamsFord, we’ve long recognized that women seem to be disproportionately injured in car crashes. Statistically, 56% of our open car crash cases involve injured females. Anecdotally, it seems like we see more women suffer from long-lasting effects of concussions.  In many of our car accident cases, the husband is barely injured, while the wife […]

Most of us have been involved in a minor fender bender at some point in our lives. We pull over, exchange information with the other party and go about our business. No police, no injury and minimal property damage, if any. Unfortunately, in some of these minor crashes there are soft tissue injuries such as […]

Being involved in a car crash can be very stressful. Not only are you coping with physical and emotional pain, but you must also deal with medical bills. If you go to the emergency room after the crash, you will likely receive several bills for that one emergency room visit. You will get a bill […]

Driving on Icy Roads

Driving on icy roads can be scary and extremely dangerous. You may think that you have your vehicle under control but if you hit ice you can lose control in an instant and cause an accident, injuring yourself and others. If possible, you should avoid driving in extreme weather conditions. If you have to drive […]

Not everyone injured in a car crash needs to hire a lawyer. Not every case requires you to have a lawyer. If you do a little bit of research, you might decide that you can handle your case on your own.  Being in a car crash is stressful and can leave you feeling confused and […]

The State of Virginia recently threatened the maker of its transportation system’s guardrails that it would ban and remove the existing product due to concerns over safety if additional testing did not occur. The notification came after the contractor, Trinity Industries, a Dallas-based company, redesigned the guardrails without informing the state and then failed to […]


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