DUI

  What is "Walk Like MADD"?   Next month in Roanoke's Fallon Park, MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) will host "Walk Like MADD" to honor victims of drunk driving accidents and to raise funds in an effort to end Drunk Driving once and for all.   When the group was founded in 1980, over 21,000 Read More...

Drugged Driver Causes Wrongful Death in Roanoke

Drunk and Drugged Driving (DWI and DUI)  have deadly results.   Sadly, on Wednesday, lives were forever changed by someone disregarding the law and getting behind the wheel and driving while under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. The tragic accident happened in Roanoke County, where Marvin Heck, Jr. was looking for work. While walking on Read More...

Labor Day

Labor Day has long time been associated with hot, sunny days at the lake, backyard picnics and one last taste of an ice cold brew.   The holiday itself, which dates back to the 1800's, is meant to honor the dignity of work itself.  It is an effort to recognize all of the laborers past Read More...

DUI Causes Another Wrongful Death

On April 24, 2015 at approximately 4:30 pm, 58 year old Moneta resident Trinkle L. Cook died at the scene of a car accident he was involved in.  Mr. Cook was driving his Crown Victoria on route 670, less than a mile from 122 when he was struck head on by a 1999 Chevy Silverado Read More...

Driving Under the Influence Kills People. Unfortunately, a driver on Pepper's Ferry Road Saturday night failed to stay sober and caused a head-on crash that took the life one person and injured two others.   I have handled many cases representing people that have suffered horrific and catastrophic injuries because of DUI.  Some of my clients Read More...

While DUI accidents made up just 7% of all accidents in Virginia in 2011, I believe that 5,465 people being injured on Virginia highways as a result of such negligence is far too many.  State and local police have "cracked down" on this dangerous behavior, but if YOU or a loved one is injured or even killed by a Read More...