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We’ve Got Practice in Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice is defined as when a hospital, doctor, or another healthcare professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. According to researchers at Johns Hopkins, 400,000 people die each year in the United States … Continue reading

Is It Illegal to Wear Headphones While Driving in West Virginia?

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Distracted driving is a leading cause of vehicle accidents in and around Charleston, West Virginia. A rising trend causing concern among traffic safety experts is drivers wearing headphones while operating on the roadway. With the advances in wireless headphone technology, … Continue reading

The “Eggshell Skull” Rule in Personal Injury Law

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If you or somebody you care about sustained an injury due to the negligent actions of another party, you should be able to recover compensation. However, aggressive insurance carriers and at-fault parties never want to pay out large settlements and … Continue reading

Negligent Security: If It Is Predictable, It Is Preventable

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We should not have to worry about the safety of ourselves and our loved ones when we visit an establishment, storefront, park, apartment complex, or any other public property. Sometimes, criminal acts, due to location, lighting, past occurrences, and the … Continue reading

Common Defenses Against Personal Injury Claims

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If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of somebody else, you may be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, you should be ready for the at-fault party to … Continue reading

Who Is Liable for a Multi-Car Crash in West Virginia?

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Car accidents occur all the time on West Virginia roads. Often, these crashes involve only one or two vehicles. However, sometimes more than two vehicles are involved in a collision, which can complicate the situation when it comes to securing … Continue reading

What to Do if You are in an Out of State Car Accident

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When you get in your vehicle for a trip out of state, the last thing on your mind is that you may be involved in an accident. However, West Virginia residents get into accidents in other states all the time, … Continue reading

Understanding West Virginia’s Pedestrian Laws

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Pedestrian safety is paramount in all jurisdictions throughout West Virginia. In general, pedestrians have significant rights of way throughout the state. Here, we want to give a brief overview of pedestrian laws in West Virginia so that both drivers and … Continue reading

Do Liability Waivers Affect Your West Virginia Injury Case?

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Liability waivers are used frequently by businesses and property owners to avoid facing personal injury lawsuits if someone sustains an injury on their property. There are certainly times when waivers are warranted, but there are also times when waivers are … Continue reading

West Virginia Has the Nation’s Highest Rate of Injury Deaths

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The last thing anybody expects is to sustain an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of somebody else. Unfortunately, personal injuries are common. What makes this problem even worse in West Virginia is that we have the highest … Continue reading

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