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How Much Is a Lawyer for a Wrongful Death Suit?

Posted in Wrongful Death on March 30, 2020

Wrongful death is preventable with due care and responsibility. Most injury-related deaths occur due to someone else’s negligence, recklessness or malicious intent to harm. If someone else caused your loved one’s death, you have legal options in West Virginia. Bringing a wrongful death claim could give you closure, a sense of justice and financial compensation… read more

Statute of Limitations in West Virginia

Posted in Personal injury on March 19, 2020

A statute of limitations is a law in each state that motivates plaintiffs to come forward and submit their claims within a reasonable time. Without a statute of limitations, a plaintiff could potentially wait until 50 years later to bring a claim. Every state has different statutes of limitations. It is important to know and… read more

Concerned About Meeting Due to Coronavirus?

Posted in News on March 17, 2020

 Get Your Free Claim Evaluation From Home This is an uncharted time in our history, but injuries don’t stop for anything, including the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  At Manchin Injury Law Group, we want to assure our clients and potential clients that we are still here to serve you.  Although our approach to contact may be different… read more

Should I Settle or Take My Case to Trial?

Posted in Personal injury on March 12, 2020

During a personal injury lawsuit, you have two options for resolving your claim: settle or take your case to trial. Both have potential pros and cons. Most personal injury cases settle, meaning they achieve successful insurance settlement agreements without having to go to trial. If a lawyer believes a trial would be in your favor,… read more

Who Pays for Medical Bills After an Accident?

Posted in Car accident on February 28, 2020

Medical bills are often the most expensive part of an auto accident. A serious injury could force you to pay hospital fees and treatment costs for the rest of your life. The lifetime costs of a catastrophic or disabling injury could reach the millions. The average expense of a paralyzing spinal cord injury at the… read more

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

Posted in Car accident,Insurance law on February 17, 2020

It is normal as the victim of a serious accident to be anxious about when you will receive a settlement check. You may be struggling with the costs of medical bills and property repairs while trying to focus on healing. Unfortunately, waiting for an insurance company to fulfill its duty is a common part of… read more

What Is a Demand Letter?

Posted in Personal injury on February 5, 2020

All personal injury settlements begin with a demand letter. Sometimes, a good demand letter is enough to successfully resolve a case. Other times, it simply marks the beginning of a longer negotiation process. Familiarizing yourself with demand letters is important if you recently suffered a personal injury and wish to seek restitution for your medical… read more

Elderly Car Accidents

Posted in Car accident on January 31, 2020

There comes a time when many drivers can no longer safely or prudently operate motor vehicles. Natural declines in sight, hearing, motor skills, reaction times and other important skills due to aging can force a senior driver to hang up his or her keys. Unfortunately, some senior drivers are in denial about their inabilities to… read more

The At-Fault Driver Lied to Insurance About the Accident: What Do I Do Next?

Posted in Car accident on January 27, 2020

West Virginia is a fault-based insurance state. Tort laws state that the injured party must identify the party at fault for the collision before bringing a claim. It will be the at-fault party’s responsibility to pay for the victim’s damages. Unfortunately, drivers who cause accidents are not always honest about what happened. At-fault drivers may… read more

What is an Out-of-Court Settlement?

Posted in Personal injury on January 23, 2020

After suffering a personal injury in an accident, you can resolve your case in one of two ways: a settlement or a lawsuit. The vast majority of civil cases resolve via out-of-court settlements. A settlement is an agreement you come to with an insurance company to accept a sum of money in exchange for not… read more