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What Is a Contingency Fee?

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The cost of legal representation is typically more than most average Americans can afford, especially for lengthy cases that take months or even years to resolve. Many attorneys bill their work for their clients by the hour, in increments of … Continue reading

How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer

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Finding the right attorney is a major decision, and some people with valid personal injury claims may struggle to find attorneys who offer the level of legal acumen and compassion they expect. If you or a loved one need legal … Continue reading

Questions to Ask a Personal Injury Lawyer

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Hiring a personal injury attorney is a major decision. This individual will have the responsibility of securing compensation for your damages in a personal injury claim. Many of these cases can become complicated legal battles between you and another party. … Continue reading

How to Negotiate a Settlement With an Insurance Claims Adjuster

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Anyone filing an insurance claim should prepare for dealing with an insurance claims adjuster. Insurance companies exist to make money; they are for-profit businesses that collect premium payments and lose money when they must pay out on claims. However, they … Continue reading

What Is an Independent Medical Exam?

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Many personal injury claims revolve around physical injuries and psychological harm. It is in the best interests of both parties in a personal injury claim to accurately assess the full extent of the injuries and other damages in question in … Continue reading

Can You Claim for Pothole Damage?

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A pothole is a common road defect that can cause serious car accidents, property damage, and personal injuries in West Virginia. It is an underground cavity that can form from eroding earth and asphalt. Potholes can stem from water, wear … Continue reading

Safe Driving Tips for Seniors

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Getting older brings with it certain changes in reflexes, vision, hearing, and strength that may compromise driving ability. For seniors to stay safe and prevent auto accidents in West Virginia, they should engage in a few specific driving practices to … Continue reading

Is Lane Splitting Legal in West Virginia?

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Lane splitting, also called lane sharing or lane filtering, is the act of riding between two lanes of traffic traveling in the same direction, on a motorcycle. It is illegal in the state of West Virginia, as it is everywhere … Continue reading

Can a Car Accident Cause Degenerative Disc Disease?

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Degenerative disc disease refers to pain some people feel when the discs between the vertebrae of the spine break down, or degenerate. Most people’s spinal cord discs break down over time, but only some people experience pain. A few things … Continue reading

What Is the Difference Between Negligence and Malpractice?

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During a medical malpractice claim in West Virginia, you may hear the term medical negligence and medical malpractice used interchangeably. The two terms, however, are not identical. They technically have two different definitions. Medical malpractice is the overarching practice area, … Continue reading

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