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West Virginia Motorcycle Laws

Posted in Motorcycle collision on October 31, 2022

Learning the law is a must before you ride a motorcycle in West Virginia. Knowing the rules of the road as they apply specifically to motorcyclists will not only keep you on the right side of the law, but also protect you from potential liability in the event of a collision. The more you know… read more

What Road Hazards Are Unique to Motorcycle Riders?

Posted in Motorcycle collision on October 14, 2022

Road hazards often play a role in motorcycle accidents. Motorcycles are small and lightweight – more easily thrown off balance than passenger vehicles. Hazards that may have little effect on a car can lead to serious and debilitating injuries to a motorcycle rider. Motorcycle riders in West Virginia can help protect themselves from road hazards… read more

Do Motorcycles Need Turn Signals in West Virginia?

Posted in Motorcycle collision on September 30, 2022

Yes. All motorcycles that were manufactured after January 1, 1973, must have operating turn signals. The legal team at the Manchin Injury Law Group is supportive of the bikers in West Virginia, both residents and visitors. We support their right to ride the roads, and we are here when those rights are compromised and when… read more

Speaking With Insurance Adjusters After an Accident

Posted in Car accident on September 29, 2022

If you have suffered injuries and damage to your car from an accident, there will be three important conversations. These conversations will be with: the first responders at the scene your doctor if you need medical attention; and a prospective personal injury lawyer to evaluate your claim. Somewhere between the second and the third conversation… read more

What Types of Cases do Personal Injury Lawyers Handle?

Posted in Personal injury on September 20, 2022

It is the goal of the team of legal professionals at the Manchin Injury Law Group to represent our client’s position with the depth of our resources and to enable the general public to recognize their potential claim for a personal injury action. The purpose of this blog is to educate the public about when… read more

Who Is Responsible for Accidents on HOA Property?

Posted in Personal injury on August 31, 2022

If you suffer an injury on a property that belongs to a homeowner’s association, or HOA, in West Virginia, you may have grounds to file a claim against the HOA for failing to maintain a safe premises. Going up against a homeowner’s association, however, is not easy. Like any other business organization, the HOA will… read more

Who Is Responsible for a Slip & Fall Injury When an HOA is Involved?

Posted in Insurance law,Personal injury on August 30, 2022

Slip and fall accidents are a common cause of serious injuries and emergency room visits in West Virginia each year. If a slip and fall takes place on property that is under the care of a homeowner’s association (HOA), the HOA may face liability for the victim’s injuries and medical bills. If you need to… read more

Bladder Injury During C-Section Delivery

Posted in Injuries on August 29, 2022

The Cesarean section, or C-section, is the most common surgery performed in the U.S. It is an operation that is used to deliver a baby through an incision made in the mother’s abdomen and uterus. C-sections may be required due to emergencies or complications during childbirth. In the midst of an unexpected problem, the surgeon… read more

Dog Breed Restrictions in West Virginia

Posted in Injuries,Personal injury,Safety Tips on July 30, 2022

It is common for states and cities to pass laws restricting or prohibiting ownership of certain breeds of dogs. These laws are passed for safety purposes in an effort to prevent serious and fatal dog bite injuries. For this reason, the restricted breeds are those that are most often involved in violent and deadly dog… read more

Can I File a Lawsuit if Another Dog Attacks My Dog?

Posted in Injuries on July 27, 2022

You might be aware that you can hold a pet owner responsible if a dog bites you in West Virginia, but what about if another dog attacks your dog? Unlike West Virginia’s dog bite statute, the state does not have a law specifically addressing dog-on-dog attacks. You will need to navigate West Virginia’s property damage… read more