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Category: Car collision

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

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

More Fatal Car Crashes Are Being Linked to Drug Use

Posted in Car collision on August 6, 2018

According to a new study by the Governors Highway Safety Association, more drivers involved in fatal collisions are testing positive to drug use. Some believe using marijuana or opioids make them a better driver. As the United States is facing an opioid epidemic and the legalization of marijuana, this study raises a big concern for… read more

Top 7 Car Accident Lawsuit Questions

Posted in Car collision,Uncategorized on December 13, 2017

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. 1) How do car accident investigations work? After any car accident, there is an investigation. Investigations can be done by… read more

Holiday Drunk Driving

Posted in Car collision,Uncategorized on November 27, 2017

During this holiday season everyone looks forward to family gatherings, socializing with friends, and office parties. This is a time where some people get a chance to cut loose and celebrate more than normal. They have a few more drinks and hop on the road to make it home. Since very few people work on… read more

Travel Safety: Thanksgiving Day

Posted in Car collision,Uncategorized on November 20, 2017

Thanksgiving is all about having family time, eating turkey, watching football, and sharing stories; but it can come with some surprising dangers. Thanksgiving is the busiest travel time of the year, putting more people on the road and increasing the likelihood of car crashes. According to the American Automobile Association, over 40 million Americans will… read more

Rear-End Car Collision

Posted in Car collision,Uncategorized on November 9, 2017

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or NHTSA is constantly working towards making school buses safer. Even though students are 70 times more likely to get to school safely by riding the bus compared to taking a car, accidents still occur. Getting behind a school bus can cause drivers unexpected delays on their morning commutes…. read more

Safety: National Teen Driver Safety Week

Posted in Car collision,Uncategorized on October 16, 2017

After passing the driver’s test, teenagers see their license as proof they are growing up. It can represent their independence, but many don’t realize it comes with more responsibility. This week (October 15-21) is National Teen Driver Safety Week. This is an opportunity to talk to teens about their driving habits and ways to reduce… read more

Have you been injured while driving a vehicle for work?

Posted in Car collision,Uncategorized on October 6, 2017

There seems to be an increase in jobs that require employees to drive while acting within the scope of employment. With the increase in online shopping, there are more delivery trucks on the road as well as personal vehicles for people who choose to pick up a second job with Lyft or Uber. If you’ve… read more