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Do I Have to Pay Taxes on an Injury Settlement?

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Winning a lawsuit is no small victory; it can lead to the compensation you desperately need to cover medical expenses and help you move forward after a personal injury. Before you celebrate your win, however, understand the possible fees and … Continue reading

Who Is Liable for a Parking Lot Accident?

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Parking lots are common settings for car accidents, “fender benders,” and pedestrian collisions. Indeed, they are naturally hazardous places to drive. There are many vehicles and pedestrians walking in all directions, many signs to heed, and the need to back … Continue reading

What to Do If You Are Hit by a Drunk Driver

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Driving while intoxicated is an all-too-common mistake that results in thousands of motor vehicle crashes, injuries, and deaths every year. Studies show that an average of 28 people in the U.S. die every day in drunk driving related crashes. The … Continue reading

West Virginia’s Motorcycle Helmet Law

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Wearing a motorcycle helmet has proven safety benefits for the driver and passengers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), motorcycle helmets reduce the risk of head injury by 69% and the risk of death by 37%. … Continue reading

How to Get a Rental Car After an Accident

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If a car accident renders your vehicle unsafe to drive, you may need a temporary rental car to get around. A rental car is the easiest solution when a collision totals your vehicle. In general, the other party’s insurance company … Continue reading

What to Do If You Hit a Parked Car

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Hitting a parked car is a common mistake (especially for new drivers). It’s easy to back into a car in a crowded parking lot or bump into parked cars when trying to parallel park. In these situations, there’s a code … Continue reading

Erin’s Law and West Virginia Hit-And-Run Cases

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Hit-and-run accidents are doubly tragic: they ruin and take lives without giving victims and their families the closure of bringing the responsible party to justice. It’s a sad reality that many careless, negligent, and reckless drivers speed away from accidents … Continue reading

Pain and Suffering Damages in West Virginia

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The civil courts in West Virginia allow injured parties to recover for economic losses, such as accident-related medical bills, lost wages, and property damage in personal injury lawsuits. The courts also recognize that these aren’t the only harms victims may … Continue reading

What Laws Apply to a Stillbirth Case?

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A stillbirth is a terrible tragedy that is traumatic for the mother, father, and other family members. While some stillbirths are unavoidable, others result from the negligence or incompetence of a healthcare professional during pregnancy, labor, or childbirth. Contact a … Continue reading

Can I Sue My Employer for Asbestos Exposure?

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An estimated 1.3 million people encounter significant amounts of asbestos in the workplace every day, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Manufacturers stopped using asbestos in the 1970s, but many older materials contain these harmful minerals that … Continue reading

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