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    Lee Livingston named 2019 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in the Charlottesville area

    MichieHamlett attorney Lee Livingston was recently recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs in the Charlottesville area.  This is Lee’s third time receiving this prestigious title (2015; 2017). Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” […]

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    9 MichieHamlett Lawyers Included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America

    MichieHamlett is pleased to announce that 9 lawyers have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers has published their list for over three decades, earning the respect of […]

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    Cycling in Central Virginia

    May is Bike Safety Month. Whether you bike for fun, exercise, or transportation, Charlottesville is a great place to ride. Most drivers in our area are accommodating to cyclists on the road, but there are always exceptions. Several groups bring cyclists together to share in cycling adventures. The Charlottesville Bicycle Club provides excellent advice on their […]

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    Drunk Driving is Not The Only Cause of a DUI

    The offense of driving under the influence, also known as a DUI, typically relates to alcohol intoxication. However, alcohol is just one of countless substances that can impair one’s ability to operate a motor vehicle. In fact, prescription drugs, over the-counter-medications, illegal substances, and even sleep deprivation can impair a driver’s judgement, perception, alertness, concentration, and […]

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    The Impact of Self-Driving Cars

    Technological changes in the auto industry have taken several giant leaps forward in the last decade, including lane change warning systems, emergency braking, and self-driving cars which may only be a year of two away from hitting the roads in huge numbers.  So what does that mean in terms of consumer safety and liability? The […]

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    Highway Fatalities Rise Sharply – Smart Phone and Auto Technology to Blame?

    Distracted driving and its link to traffic accidents, personal injuries and fatalities has been in the news for more than half a decade.  I have made it a public awareness goal of mine to talk about the dangers and to advocate for safe driving practices. The number of highway deaths had been in steady decline […]

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    Study: Distracted Teens Behind the Wheel Cause 58% of Teen Crashes

    By Greg Webb, March 27, 2015 – The number one reason teens get distracted and have automobile accidents is interacting with a passenger.

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