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Common Injuries in a Rear-End Collision

Posted in Car accident on September 3, 2021

One of the most common types of car accidents in West Virginia is the rear-end collision. In this type of accident, the front of one car collides with the rear of another. A rear-end collision can cause a variety of injuries. If a rear-end crash involves a large truck, the truck may roll over the… read more

10 Safety Tips for ATV Trail Riding

Posted in ATV accidents on March 19, 2021

ATV riding season is here! Whether you’re getting the quad ready for the weekend or thinking about joining this most popular sport, keep in mind that ATV riding, while fun, can be dangerous. It can be easy to think of riding an ATV as little more than driving a car. It’s not. If you’re new… read more

Oil And Gas Trucks

Posted in Truck Accidents on March 17, 2021

The oil and gas industry persistently rises throughout West Virginia. While it has brought along many jobs and other benefits to our home state, the number of large trucks carrying machinery and water, among other resources, has also increased. Our large mountains, narrow roads, and back rural areas can make for a dangerous traveling experience…. read more

Can I Be Found Liable If My Car Is Rear-Ended in a Crash?

Posted in Car accident on February 26, 2021

It is a common assumption that the rear driver is always at fault in a rear-end collision. While this is often the case, liability is not automatic – nor is it guaranteed to fall to the rear driver. Instead, a thorough investigation of the crash is needed to determine fault and causation. Contrary to popular… read more

Are Damages Limited or Capped in Medical Malpractice Cases?

Posted in Medical Malpractice on February 19, 2021

If you or a loved one gets injured as a result of an act of preventable negligence on the part of a health care practitioner, you can pursue justice and financial compensation by filing a medical malpractice claim. In West Virginia, as is the case in many states, state law caps or limits the amount… read more

How to Build an Insurance Bad Faith Case 

Posted in Insurance law on February 11, 2021

You should always count on your insurance company that they are making good on their promises according to the policy you pay for. However, insurance carriers can be notoriously difficult to deal with when a legitimate claim is made. Under the law, insurance companies are required to maintain good faith practices when dealing with their… read more

What Is Insurance Bad Faith?

Posted in Insurance law on February 9, 2021

Anytime an insurance company wrongfully denies a claim, they are acting in bad faith. The insurance policy between the insurance company and the insured is considered a contract that requires the company to act in good faith. Insurance companies often try to deny a claim for any reason they can or underpay for a claim…. read more

Can You Sue for Medical Malpractice Years After Treatment?

Posted in Medical Malpractice on February 8, 2021

Medical malpractice is a serious wrongdoing that injures and kills thousands of patients each year. In West Virginia, injured patients have the right to hold negligent physicians accountable for their actions. If a health care practitioner wronged you, you only have a limited amount of time to sue for medical malpractice.  Although in some circumstances… read more

The Differences Between Underinsured Motorist Coverage and Uninsured Motorist Coverage

Posted in Uncategorized on February 4, 2021

All responsible drivers have auto insurance to protect themselves when accidents arise. However, not everyone is as diligent. Thousands of people drive daily without car insurance. If you would happen to get involved in an accident with an uninsured driver, you could be responsible for all medical costs as well as any vehicle repair. The Insurance… read more

Is West Virginia a One-Bite State?

Posted in Personal injury on January 29, 2021

When a dog bites, the victim may have legal recourse against the pet owner. West Virginia is not exactly a one-bite state, like many states, but it may use this rule in certain circumstances. A one-bite state only holds pet owners responsible for dog attacks if the dog has bitten someone at least one time… read more