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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

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

How is Pain and Suffering Determined in Car Accident Cases?

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If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a car accident, it is likely that you will incur significant medical bills along with property damage and other out-of-pocket expenses. These costs can add up very quickly, but … Continue reading

What Happens if You Get in a Car Accident in a Leased Car?

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No one wants to get into a car accident. Unfortunately, car accidents are common in West Virginia. Many people throughout WV lease their vehicles, and they wonder exactly what they need to do if they are involved in a vehicle … Continue reading

How Long Does It Take an Insurance Company to Pay Out a Claim?

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If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, you may be expecting to receive a payout from an insurance company. You may also be wondering how long it will … Continue reading

How to Road Trip Safely During COVID-19

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If you are planning a road trip right now, there are certain precautions you need to be aware of concerning the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The risks of contracting and spreading this virus are real, and it is strongly recommended that … Continue reading

Fatal Car Accidents Spike During COVID-19

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As the country has been grappling with the effects of COVID-19, most areas saw a reduction in the amount of traffic on the roadways due to stay at home orders. In some areas, household travel was reduced by 70% or … Continue reading

Do Teen Driver Monitoring Systems Reduce Fatalities?

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One of the most nerve-wracking things a parent can experience is letting their teenage driver head out on the roadway on their own. While this may be necessary, parents still do what they can to ensure that their kids are … Continue reading

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