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West Virginia Crash Fatalities Dashboard (2016)

Posted in Uncategorized on November 16, 2018

In 2016, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that there were 269 fatalities from 250 motor vehicle crashes. In contrast to last year, that is a staggering 50.6 percent increase. We wanted to take a closer look at this data, including investigating any underlying causes and factors that contributed to such a sharp… read more

Airbnb Liability

Posted in Uncategorized on September 27, 2018

Airbnb has become an extremely popular alternative to traditional hotels, motels, and hostels all over the world. While Airbnb offers travelers convenient and affordable alternatives to more traditional lodging, it also allows homeowners to make extra income by renting out their properties. While this seems like a fantastic new business model, there are many areas… read more

Can Parents Be Held Liable for Cyberbullying?

Posted in Uncategorized on June 19, 2018

Cyberbullying is a serious offense that can damage a child’s psychological, emotional, or even physical well-being. Because of well-documented cases of cyberbullying leading to suicide and self-harm of children and teenagers, many states, including West Virginia, have cyberbullying statutes on the books. These laws describe what qualifies as cyberbullying, the potential consequences, and even if… read more

Top 19 Personal Injury FAQs & Answers

Posted in Insurance law,Personal injury,Uncategorized on May 23, 2018

The lawyers at Manchin Injury Law Group have gotten hundreds of questions from personal injury clients over the years. We’re here to answer all the questions you might have about your case, starting with the following top 19 FAQs: 1. What Is Personal Injury Law? Personal injury law permits claimants to seek financial recovery for… 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

Do I Have to Pay Taxes on an Injury Settlement in West Virginia?

Posted in Personal injury,Uncategorized on May 23, 2018

Fighting for your injury settlement might have been the hard part, but that doesn’t mean your struggle is over. Once tax season comes around, do you know how to report your settlement to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)? Do you have to report it at all? Making a mistake on your taxes after receiving a… read more

Winter Safety Tips: Your Vehicle

Posted in Safety Tips,Uncategorized on December 18, 2017

With winter weather quickly approaching, it is important to make sure your vehicles are properly maintained and supplied in the event of a collision or in case you are stranded due to weather conditions. According to the Department of Transportation, 22% of all vehicle crashes in the United States are due to severe weather. That… 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

Do you remember to buckle up as a passenger?

Posted in blog,Uncategorized on December 11, 2017

Many times when you go out with your friends, another person may offer to drive. Because you certainly enjoy having the ability to relax and save money on gas, you likely often take individuals up on this offer. What you may not fully realize, however, is that when you get into a vehicle as a… read more

Winter Safety: At Home

Posted in Safety Tips,Uncategorized on December 11, 2017

Winter weather is quickly approaching north central West Virginia. Beyond the inconvenience of snow and discomfort of single digit temperatures, winter storms can cause serious damage. Protecting your home is very important during the winter months. Water lines and gutters need to be properly cared for and maintained to reduce the chances of water damage… read more