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Explaining your Right to Go on a Green Light

You may be surprised to find out that a green light is NOT an automatic go. In fact, due to Virginia's strict contributory negligence laws, you may be barred from making a recovery if you get hit while traveling through and intersection in Virginia on a green light. Virginia Personal Injury Attorney Vaden Warren suggests looking both ways, even on a green light to avoid personal injury in a Virginia Car Crash. You may not think it's your fault, but the Virginia Courts may find you negligent even if you traveled through the Virginia intersection on a green light!

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FAQ: If someone hits me while I'm traveling through an intersection on a green light, is it automatically entirely their fault?