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Category: Car accident

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

100 Deadliest Days of Summer

Posted in Car accident on July 5, 2018

We are entering the 100 deadliest days of summer, especially for teen drivers. Each year the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day marks the deadliest time for drivers. The deadliest days of summer are not limited to teenagers. Motorcyclists are also at a higher risk for injury or death since they are out on… 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

10 Mistakes to Avoid After a Car Accident

Posted in blog,Car accident on February 26, 2018

There are some mistakes that you want to avoid after an accident because they are serious enough to jeopardize your ability to get the compensation you deserve or even risk your health. Avoid these 10 mistakes after a car accident. 10. Failing to Call the Police After you and the other driver examine your vehicles,… read more

Car Accidents and Child Car Seat Requirements

Posted in Car accident,Uncategorized on September 20, 2017

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, motor vehicle injuries are the leading cause of death for children in the United States. 35% of children under the age of 12 who were killed in a car accident were not buckled up in any way. More than 121,000 were injured. Many of these injuries… read more

Don’t Let Your Summer Be Ruined By Distracted Driving

Posted in Car accident,Uncategorized on June 2, 2017

Memorial Day weekend has come and gone and many graduation ceremonies for high school and college students are wrapping up throughout West Virginia. In the coming days, most school children will experience the joy that is the last day of school for the year and will begin what is, hopefully, a safe and enjoyable summer… read more

Marion County Car Accident Sends 6 to Hospital

Posted in Car accident,Uncategorized on January 17, 2017

A car accident on I-79 near mile larker 139 in Marion County, West Virginia, sent six people including a Marion County deputy, to local hospitals. The collision occurred on Monday around 8:45 p.m. According to news reports and a press release from the West Virginia State Police, authorities had responded to a tractor trailer fire… read more

I-79 Tractor Trailer Crash Causes Fatality

Posted in Car accident,Uncategorized on August 17, 2016

A multi-vehicle car accident that occurred in Monongalia County on August 9th, 2016, left one dead. The accident occurred on I-79 near mile marker 150 at around 4am. According to West Virginia State Police, a PAM tractor trailer and tow truck were pulled over onto the side of the interstate when a PPG tractor trailer… read more