Most Virginians are likely not well-versed in the potential legal ramifications of a truck accident. They will, of course, hope to never be involved in an accident and, therefore, likely know little about how to proceed legally if they find themselves involved in a semi truck accident.
Virginia residents may have heard of the tragic death of a young boy in Kansas following an accident at a waterpark there. A 10-year-old boy died following a ride on the Verrückt water slide at Schlitterbahn waterpark in Kansas City. Currently, it is unclear whether the injury was due to a lack of repair of part of the ride or other circumstances.
A blow to the head can be frightening due to its ability to completely alter a person's life in a matter of seconds. Head injuries can run the gamut from a mild concussion to a traumatic brain injury, and upon initial impact, it is often unclear how serious a Virginian's injuries will be. One particularly concerning effect of brain injury is amnesia.
Many people are injured in Virginia car accidents every year, and their injuries can be debilitating and even fatal. Fortunately, car accident victims may have legal recourse in the form of a personal injury lawsuit against a negligent or distracted driver who causes an accident. It can be helpful for Virginians to be aware of some of the many different types of accident injuries for which they may be able to recover compensation.