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Intersectional Accidents Lawyers in West Virginia

T-Bone Car Accident Lawyer in West Virginia In January 2020, a t-bone collision resulted in a motor vehicle being flipped onto its roof as it landed on the sidewalk near the steps leading up to Charlestown City Hall. Three people were injured and transported to the hospital. It was determined that the driver of the… Read More »

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Do I Need a Lawyer for Auto Accidents in WV? Maybe Not.

When to (and NOT) Hire an Auto Accident Lawyer in WV? If you were in a car wreck that someone else caused, you may be entitled to full and fair compensation to cover your losses and damages. Retaining the services of a West Virginia car accident attorney is often the best and most effective way… Read More »

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West Virginia Auto Accident Lawsuit Process

Auto Accident Lawsuit Process in West Virginia If you or a loved one has recently been in a car accident in West Virginia, you may be wondering whether you should file a personal injury lawsuit and what that process would look like if you decide to go for it.  Of course, each accident is different… Read More »

West Virginia Negligence Car Accident

West Virginia Negligence Guide for 2021

Negligence in West Virginia There are many factors that can cause car accidents, including environmental conditions, malfunctioning traffic control devices, or just plain bad luck. However, the overwhelming majority of car accidents are caused by a driver being careless or making a bad decision. When someone’s negligence results in injuries to others and damage to… Read More »

Injured As a Passenger in West Virginia: Now What?

Unfortunately, it’s common for passengers in car accidents to get injured in an accident or even be killed. In almost all cases, the passenger is not considered at fault for a car wreck but many passengers do not know what to do to seek compensation for injuries that they have sustained. Some don’t even know… Read More »

West Virginia Uses Strict Liability and Negligence Standard in Dog Attack Cases

In the majority of U.S. states, dog owners are held strictly liable for the injuries caused by their pets biting someone, regardless of what the owners knew or what actions they took to prevent the incident. In West Virginia, however, strict liability is limited to situations where the owner of a dog has allowed the… Read More »

How Hours-of-Service Violations Contribute to Truck Accidents

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) cites driver fatigue as a leading cause of U.S. commercial motor vehicle crashes. Driver fatigue is impaired performance caused by insufficient sleep, long work hours, strenuous labor or other mental or physical exertion. Tough and unrealistic deadlines set by trucking firms may encourage drivers to rush and skirt… Read More »

West Virginia Car Wreck Guide to a Smoother Outcome

The aftermath of a car accident can be a stressful, overwhelming time. However, if you’ve been in a car crash in West Virginia, there are four main steps you should take immediately after the accident if you are able to, which will help ensure a smoother outcome. 4 Steps to Do Immediately After a Car… Read More »

When Do You Need to Hire a West Virginia Car Accident Lawyer?

As a rule of thumb, you should always consult an attorney after any type of auto accident, regardless of how minor the car crash may seem. Most reputable car accident lawyers provide free consultations, which can help you determine whether it’s prudent for you as the accident victim to file a personal injury claim. A… Read More »

Lawsuits Allege Truvada Linked to Kidney Disease and Bone Damage

Gilead Company Inc, a biopharmaceutical company, has been faced with hundreds of lawsuits over its anti-HIV drug Truvada, filed by users alleging the company failed to warn the public of the potential toxicity and severe side effects of the medication. Truvada is an antiretroviral medication intended to treat viruses like HIV. The medication is a… Read More »