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Tips for Negotiating an Injury Claim with an Insurance Company

If you have suffered an injury in a car accident, you may need to negotiate a settlement with either your insurance company or the insurance carrier of the other driver. Read More

West Virginia’s Comparative Fault Rules for Personal Injury Claims

In 2015, West Virginia adopted a new set of modified comparative negligence (also known as comparative fault) laws for personal injury claims. The bill was signed into law March 2 Read More

How Courts Determine Personal Injury Damages

There are many different variables that may affect the full dollar value of your personal injury claim in West Virginia. While every case is different, there are a few common Read More

How to File a Personal Injury Claim

If you have been injured in an accident due to another person’s reckless actions or negligence, you may be able to file a personal injury claim. This would give you Read More

What Are Economic and Noneconomic Damages?

The types of damages you can recover in a personal injury claim depend on the type of case, the circumstances of your accident and injuries, and the laws of your Read More

Understanding the Basics of Tort Law

“Tort” is basically an old-fashioned way to refer to damages in the legal world. A tort is any civil wrong inflicted by one person, entity, or business on another person. Read More

Understanding the Basics of Tort Law

“Tort” is basically an old-fashioned way to refer to damages in the legal world. A tort is any civil wrong inflicted by one person, entity, or business on another person. Read More

Keeping Records After Your Accident

You have a role to play in the success of your personal injury case, and that role often begins even before you have consulted with an attorney. From the very Read More

Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

Injuries to the head can be devastating. A head or brain injury victim’s life can change dramatically, and his or her family members are often left overwhelmed by the amount Read More

Statute of Limitations for West Virginia Personal Injury Claims

If you have been injured due to the negligent or careless actions of another, it is within your right to file a lawsuit to pursue compensation. However, the time you Read More

What Are My Options If I Have Been Injured In A Coal Mining Accident?

West Virginia is one of the leading coal producing states in the United States. Recent statistics show that in the year 2011, the last year for which data is available, Read More

What Can I Do If I Contract An Illness While In The Hospital?

Going to a hospital is never a pleasant experience. We hope to receive the treatment we need from competent and caring healthcare professionals, heal from our injuries, and leave as Read More

What Can I Do If I Think Groundwater Is Making My Family Sick?

Everyone has the right to enjoy clean drinking water. Water should be free from disease and pollutants, and in most cases it is. Local government units strive to provide us Read More

Mine Safety and Health Administration Proposes New Regulations to Curb Black Lung

Black lung disease is too familiar to many West Virginia families. When speaking of black lung disease, it is useful to remember that it is actually a common name used Read More

Know the Symptoms of Poisoning

Unfortunately, children face a very high risk of unintentional poisoning. Recently, two young siblings from Albuquerque, New Mexico tested positive for lead poisoning from makeup purchased from Afghanistan. The older Read More

Can Pesticides be Harmful to Your Health?

With the multitude of products on the market to prevent pesky bugs, we often overlook the possibility that pesticides can be dangerous, but they can be very harmful to your Read More

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