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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

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

COVID-19 Consumer Scams in West Virginia

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We trust businesses and the government to be truthful. However, the reality is that sometimes scammers pose as business or government officials in an effort to steal money. Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many scammers attempting to take … Continue reading

Black Lung Disease on the Rise in West Virginia

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You would be forgiven if you thought that black lung disease was a health crisis that people did not have to worry about anymore. For decades, the number of people affected by black lung was dropping. Unfortunately, recent reports have … Continue reading

Why West Virginia Has a High Fatal Car Accident Rate

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Traffic accidents can lead to severe injuries. Worse, they can lead to the death of our friends and family. Unfortunately, West Virginia has a high fatal car accident rate, much higher than the national average, and the highest rate of … Continue reading

Most Dangerous Highways in West Virginia

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Driving in West Virginia should not be a risk for our citizens or those who visit our state. However, West Virginia tends to have a higher fatal crash rate than other states across this country. Drivers in this state should … Continue reading

Why Are the Most Dangerous Roads in West Virginia?

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West Virginia is not known for its superb driving conditions. Many drivers often speed and violate basic traffic laws, causing car accidents that have historically resulted in hundreds of fatalities each year. Aside from the high incidence of negligent drivers, … 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

Is West Virginia a No Fault State?

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Every state in the U.S. follows fault-based insurance laws, no-fault insurance laws, or a combination of the two. Most states, including West Virginia, abide by fault laws. Only 12 states have no-fault insurance statutes in place. As drivers in a … Continue reading

Best Nursing Homes in West Virginia 2017

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Many Americans trust the care of their elderly loved ones to nursing homes. A nursing home can be a fantastic place for older adults with health problems to get the ongoing care they need to survive. The choice to put … Continue reading

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