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Month: May 2018

Top 19 Personal Injury FAQs & Answers

Posted in Insurance law,Personal injury,Uncategorized on May 23, 2018

The lawyers at Manchin Injury Law Group have gotten hundreds of questions from personal injury clients over the years. We’re here to answer all the questions you might have about your case, starting with the following top 19 FAQs: 1. What Is Personal Injury Law? Personal injury law permits claimants to seek financial recovery for… read more

How to Deal with Road Rage Situations

Posted in Car accident,Motorcycle collision,Safety Tips,Trucking accident,Uncategorized on May 23, 2018

Ideally, you’d never have to think about road rage while driving around in West Virginia. Drivers have a duty to keep their cool and operate their vehicles safely at all times – even when they’re feeling angry or upset. Unfortunately, not all drivers can control their emotions behind the wheel. You might be one of… read more

Do I Have to Pay Taxes on an Injury Settlement in West Virginia?

Posted in Personal injury,Uncategorized on May 23, 2018

Fighting for your injury settlement might have been the hard part, but that doesn’t mean your struggle is over. Once tax season comes around, do you know how to report your settlement to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)? Do you have to report it at all? Making a mistake on your taxes after receiving a… read more

Possible Ways to Get an Annulment

Posted in Divorce on May 15, 2018

When a married couple is considering divorce, they may also want to look into getting their marriage annulled as if it never happened. Not all couples are eligible for an annulment, but it could be a possibility. Normally annulments are sought for religious reasons, but they can also be requested for personal reasons. Keep in… read more

Adopted Children and the Divorce Process

Posted in Divorce on May 15, 2018

Adopting a child can be one of the happiest days for the child and parents alike. However, if adoptive parents decide to get a divorce, for whatever reason, they are still both legally responsible for their adopted child as they would be a biological child. The court system treats an adopted child just like a… read more

Parenting Tips During a Divorce

Posted in Divorce on May 15, 2018

Divorce is not easy for anyone involved and directly affects the children involved. While it may be difficult to deal with your spouse during a divorce, you can both take steps towards making the transition from one family unit to two for your children. Allow your child/children to be open and honest with the court… read more

Can an Alcoholic Get Child Custody?

Posted in Divorce on May 15, 2018

Alcohol plays a part in many of our lives, so it’s not surprising that a person’s alcohol use can be a factor for child custody during a divorce. Just because a spouse drinks alcohol, does not automatically mean they will lose custody of their child. If a parent has been diagnosed as an alcoholic or… read more

First Responder for May – EMS Administrator John Hitchens

Posted in First Responder of the Month on May 15, 2018

This month, we chose EMS Administrator for the Star City Fire Department, John Hitchens, for the first responder of the month of May. Here’s more with WDTV: MONONGALIA COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) – “John is, stuck out to us because of his dedication to education and to improving the standards for emergency care,” says partner of… read more

Relocating After a Divorce

Posted in Divorce on May 14, 2018

One of the more difficult cases in family law includes relocation cases in which a divorced parent wants to move away with their child/children. Before moving with your child/children before, during, or after a divorce, you need to be aware of the laws in your state, give your child time to adjust to the situation,… read more

Concussion Study

Posted in Brain injuries on May 2, 2018

Study: Concussions are more complex than originally thought. Stanford researchers conducted a study on football players, boxers, and MMA fighters in 2015 to determine the connection between concussions and impacts. In the study, football players, local boxers, and mixed martial arts fighters were fitted with special mouth guards that had the ability to record how… read more