Monthly Archives: March 2020

The Importance of Pedestrian Safety in Virginia

Pedestrian accidents are often catastrophic and life-changing. In the blink of an eye, your whole world may never be the same. Pedestrians that are injured in accidents with motor vehicles can suffer from permanent impairment and disability. This impacts their ability to work and provide for their family. It also prevents them from enjoying their life in the ways they did before. When this happens, it is important to call an experienced and skilled Virginia pedestrian accident attorney. In Virginia, pedestrian accidents are on the decline thanks in large part to increased safety campaigns. In 2016, 1,6087  pedestrian accidents occurred across the state. This resulted in 1,571 injuries and 114 fatalities. The majority of these accidents occurred in an urban setting where cars and pedestrians must share the roads more frequently. How Pedestrian Accidents Occur Pedestrian accidents most often occur because either the driver or the pedestrian is not using care and caution. Drivers may [...]

By |2020-03-23T22:53:28+00:00March 23rd, 2020|Pedestrian accidents|

Observing National Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is the official Brain Injury Awareness month. Every March, the CDC and other health organizations raise awareness about traumatic brain injuries. Their goals are to help prevent these devastating injuries, while promoting strategies to improve the quality of life for traumatic brain injury survivors and their families. What most Americans do not realize is how prevalent brain injuries are in our communities. An estimated 1.5 million Americans suffer from a brain injury every single year. In addition, more than 5.3 million Americans currently live with a permanent TBI-related disability. Brain Injury Awareness Month For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America has led the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness month. The theme for this year’s campaign is Change Your Mind. They have three goals. De-stigmatizing brain injuries through outreach within the community Empowering those living with brain injuries Promoting support in the community that is available to people living with [...]

By |2020-03-23T22:50:41+00:00March 16th, 2020|Event|