Even though the weather turned chilly and rainy Sunday plenty of people took to the waters of Smith Mountain Lake to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Unfortunately, a crowded lake and less than ideal conditions can mean danger for boaters and personal watercraft users alike.
Usually, where there’s smoke… there’s fire. And unfortunately, today, I’m using that statement in the most literal sense.
Mitsubishi, ChryslerFiat, Volkswagen, and Toyota owners take note, these trusted car manufacturers are still knowingly building cars with defective Takata airbags.
Police have closed a busy section of Orange Avenue in order to investigate an accident that occurred at approximately 9:50 am this morning. Witnesses say that two men were attempting to cross Orange Avenue when one of the men stepped onto the road in front of a recycling dump truck. The dump truck is owned by a private company.
If you been involved in any car accident, you know that it can be a complicated situation. Unfortunately, the burden of proof needed for making a claim falls on the victim in the accident and often the person who is suffering from serious injuries. Gathering this evidence and documentation is a daunting task for someone who is trying to recover from injuries sustained in a car accident. Enlist the help of friends and family and a Personal Injury Attorney.
And the injuries and deaths just keep happening. In 2007, a Virginia boy, just 10 years old died, when a goal he was defending came crashing down on him. I remember the incident well because I represented the boy’s family. And now, almost 10 years later, I’m watching my own 10 year old run out onto to the soccer field and I know that the goals are still falling and killing kids. According to Anchored for Safety, 39 people have been killed and 57 more have been injured by this dangerous product. Most of the victims have been children and most of them were playing on University, public school, or public municipal fields.
If you are one of the thousands of women who have experienced painful, debilitating side effects, injury resulting in surgeries, or even the death of a loved one due to an Essure implant, call The Thomson Law Firm today for a free consultation.
It’s hard to believe that after all we have learned about the dangers of Asbestos, that we are still finding out that hard working Americans are still being exposed to the extremely dangerous fibers everyday while on the job.
Sadly, a Franklin County man died Saturday after being run over by a tractor trailer on Route 220. Reports indicate that motorcyclist,Carl Edward Pence, 35, hit a deer and had been separated from his motorcycle when struck by the semi-truck. After striking the man, the tractor-trailer driver, Kevin Blackburn, continued to drive another 8 miles before pulling over for authorities in Boones Mill. He has been charged with felony hit and run. The motorcyclist died shortly after the accident at an area hospital.