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Category: Car accident

Charleston Car Accident Statistics

Posted in Car accident,News on May 14, 2019

In recent years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported an increase in total traffic fatalities in the state of West Virginia. In 2016, there were 269 fatalities, up from 268 in 2015. In 2017, there was a total of 303 of traffic fatalities. West Virginia saw nearly a 12.64% increase in traffic fatalities… read more

What Do Car Insurance Adjusters Look for?

Posted in Car accident,Insurance law on April 15, 2019

After a car accident, you will have multiple conversations with a representative from your insurance company. Most of the conversations will involve an insurance adjuster. However, many people are unaware of the function of an insurance adjuster, and still more are unsure regarding what to say to the adjuster. Before speaking with your insurance company,… read more

What Should You Do After a Minor Car Accident in West Virginia?

Posted in Car accident on April 1, 2019

The moments after a car accident in West Virginia can be confusing, stressful, and even full of panic. You likely just experienced a physically jarring experience that caused damage to one of the most valuable possessions you own. It can be difficult to determine what actions you should take after a minor car accident. Minor… read more

Who Is at Fault in a Left-Hand Turn Accident?

Posted in Car accident,Car collision on March 29, 2019

After a car accident involving a driver making a left turn, most people tend to assume the driver making the left turn is always at fault. However, determining fault in a car accident is complex and often not straightforward. This discussion of left-hand turn accidents will outline some instances in which the turning driver bears… read more

What Not to Say to an Insurance Adjuster

Posted in Car accident,Insurance law,Trucking accident on March 1, 2019

If you have recently experienced a car accident, one of the first things you likely did was report the accident to your insurance company. After all, the insurance company works for you, right? While this is partially true – insurance companies exist to ensure you are able to receive compensation for property damages and injuries… read more

Can I Sue for Whiplash?

Posted in Car accident,Car collision on February 18, 2019

Whiplash is a type of neck injury commonly incurred in a car accident. A whiplash injury arises from a rapid back-and-forth motion of the head and neck during a rear-end collision. This motion can tear and injure the ligaments in the neck and back, causing pain and other symptoms. If a rear-end collision or other… read more

Is West Virginia a No-Fault State?

Posted in Car accident,Car collision,Insurance law on February 4, 2019

After an auto accident in West Virginia, one of the first questions will be: who is at fault? Determining fault is a critical step toward obtaining compensation for your property damages and medical bills. In West Virginia, you cannot even file an auto insurance claim until you have determined who was at fault for your… read more

Driving Drowsy Is More Dangerous Than You Think

Posted in Car accident,Trucking accident on October 24, 2018

Driving drowsy can be deadly. Many experts compare drowsy driving to drunk driving since both affect drivers in similar ways. Like a drunk driver, a tired driver can experience slowed reaction times, impaired judgment, and the inability to control the vehicle. Don’t underestimate the dangers of driving drowsy. Truck drivers and other motorists who engage… read more

Drugged Driving in West Virginia

Posted in Car accident,Dangerous Drugs on August 30, 2018

Drugged driving is a serious and deadly problem. In 2016, an estimated 11.8 million people drove while under the influence of illicit substances. The most common drugs in drivers’ systems involved in accidents are marijuana and prescription drugs, specifically painkillers. The role THC (the mind-altering ingredient in marijuana) plays is unclear, because it can remain… read more

Top 7 Car Accident Lawsuit Questions

Posted in Car accident on August 10, 2018

As personal injury lawyers who have handled thousands of car accident cases, we find that most of our clients have similar questions. Here are seven frequently asked questions we are often asked concerning car accidents. How do car accident investigations work? After any car accident, there is an investigation. Investigations can be done by police,… read more