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Category: Injuries

Injuries: Slip and Fall

Posted in Injuries,Uncategorized on September 27, 2017

If you were on another person’s property and were injured as a result of a slip-and-fall accident, you may be able to receive payment for your injuries. Slip-and-fall cases can be difficult since it needs to be proven that the property owner was aware of the hazard that caused the injuries. It also needs to… read more

Top Animal Related Injury Questions

Posted in Injuries,Uncategorized on August 23, 2017

We love our pets and would do anything for them. But what should you do if an injury is caused by yours? Below are a few of the most common questions to ask when it comes to dog bites and other injuries. Do “Beware of Dog” signs legally protect dog owners from lawsuits? Posting a… read more

Mirena Pseudotumor Cerebri Lawsuits

Posted in Injuries,Uncategorized on August 21, 2017

Are you using the Mirena IUD? Have you considered all risks that come from using an IUD? Mirena may be a popular form of contraception, but it may come with serious health problems. A Mirena IUD takes about a week to start working but can be used up to 5 years and is more than… read more

Be Cautious of Potential Injuries at Water Parks

Posted in Injuries,Uncategorized on August 9, 2017

With the end of summer break quickly approaching, it’s time to get in those last-minute trips to amusement and water parks. There are over 1,000 water parks operating in the United States. These parks attract about 85 million people in the United States with the number gradually continuing to rise. With the number of people… read more

Covidien Mesh Recalls & Complications

Posted in Injuries,Uncategorized on August 4, 2017

Hernia repair surgeries are very common in the United States with over one million performed each year. Often, surgeons will use mesh to repair hernias. Surgical mesh is a medical device that is used to help provide additional support to damaged tissue during recovery. There are alternatives to using a surgical mesh, but they are… read more

Cheat Lake Boat Accident Injures 12

Posted in Injuries,Uncategorized on May 29, 2015

Over Memorial Day weekend on Cheat Lake in Monongalia County, 12 people were injured in a boating accident. The accident was reported just before 9 p.m. on Monday close to the Cheat Lake’s Sunset Beach Marina near Warm Hollow. DNR officials believe that a 23-foot Malibu speed boat hit the shore with 12 individuals aboard…. read more

Hunting Safety

Posted in Injuries,Uncategorized on November 26, 2014

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is asking hunters to take extra precautions, especially during the two week buck firearm season. Hunters need to be careful when using tree stands. Tree stand accidents are the most common accidents for hunters, according to DNR chief Col. Jerry Jenkins. One in three hunters who use tree… read more

Have a Safe Halloween!

Posted in Injuries,Uncategorized on October 31, 2014

Halloween is a fun time for children and families to dress up, enjoy gatherings, and eat plenty of treats. It is also a time when everyone needs to take extra care for pedestrians during trick-or-treating to avoid injury, or even worse, death. Be aware of your surroundings at all times whether you’re a driver or… read more

Bicycle Safety for All Ages

Posted in Injuries,Uncategorized on October 9, 2014

A bicycle isn’t just a toy-it’s also a vehicle. Just like any other car or truck, safety is important when riding a bike to prevent injuries. The cause of accidents and injuries are usually related to the behavior of the bicyclist. Be sure to take safety precautions before and during your bike rides. Before getting… read more

Bike Smart, Bike Safe

Posted in Injuries,Uncategorized on March 19, 2014

Traffic laws apply to persons riding bicycles. Every person riding a bicycle upon a roadway shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties applicable to the driver of a vehicle by this chapter, except as to special regulations in this article and except as to those provisions… read more