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What Is Anesthesia Awareness?

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In a very small fraction of medical procedures, about one or two in every 1,000, patients experience a phenomenon called anesthesia awareness in which they essentially wake up during the procedure and become aware of their surroundings, despite being anesthetized. … Continue reading

Can I Claim for Asbestos Exposure?

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Asbestos exposure can lead to an extremely dangerous form of lung cancer known as mesothelioma. If you’ve worked near asbestos, discuss it with your doctor; people are not always immediately symptomatic for the cancer asbestos causes. Generally, asbestos exposure does … Continue reading

What to Do If Exposed to Asbestos at Work

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Asbestos is a substance that manufacturers used to produce insulation and fire-resistant materials. From the early 1900s to the mid-1990s, many companies used asbestos and asbestos products in building projects and commercial products, unaware of the dangers asbestos poses. Asbestos … Continue reading

How to Choose a Mesothelioma Lawyer

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Mesothelioma is an aggressive form of lung cancer caused by exposure to asbestos, a substance used for decades as an insulator and fire retardant. Unfortunately, many manufacturers of asbestos products knew of the dangers but continued producing asbestos products due … Continue reading

What Is a Staged Car Accident?

Getting into a car accident is confusing enough. Finding out that the other driver crashed into you intentionally as part of a staged car accident fraud scheme can make it more difficult to understand your rights. People may stage car … Continue reading

How to Avoid Hitting Deer

West Virginia is a top state for deer-vehicle collisions. It has come in as the number one state in State Farm’s annual deer collision claim study for 12 consecutive years. The likelihood of hitting a deer in West Virginia is … Continue reading

West Virginia Winter Driving Tips

The average West Virginia winter sees low temperatures in the 20s, with 10 or more inches of snow. Winter precipitation from November to April makes the roads especially dangerous for drivers. Even locals who normally drive in the wintertime can … Continue reading

How to Get a Car Accident Police Report

It is important to call the police after any type of car accident, but state law requires reporting if a crash causes personal injuries and property damage of at least $1,000. Your car accident police report will contain information that … Continue reading

How Long Do You Have to Report an Accident?

After an auto accident, it is the victim’s job to report the collision to the correct authorities in a timely manner. This often includes insurance companies, the police, and the state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). It may also include … Continue reading

What Causes a Tire to Blow Out?

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Tire blowouts cause thousands of serious auto accidents every year. A tire blowout occurs when the tire splits or bursts into pieces and falls from the rim, rather than a flat tire that stays on the vehicle. Tire blowouts can … Continue reading

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