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How to Recover Compensation for Different Types of Property Damage

Fires, flooding, collapses, collisions and a wide range of other incidents caused by negligent actions can wreak havoc on property, significantly reducing its value or usability. When homeowners’ insurance doesn’t Read More

What Are the Risks if Auto Insurance is Suspended or Canceled During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Severe restrictions on travel, health fears and closed workplaces have sharply curtailed automobile traffic during the COVID-19 pandemic. Accidents have dropped so much that many auto insurance companies are providing Read More

Holding Manufacturers Liable for Failing to Warn About Product Dangers

Exploding cellphones, defective air bags, and medical devices that do more harm than good — stories about these and other dangerous products appear in the news on a regular basis. Read More

How Might COVID-19 Change the Way Personal Injury Cases Are Litigated?

Like most other activities where in-person interaction is required, personal injury lawsuits have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This can put serious stress on parties who are looking to Read More

You Have Rights Against Debt Collectors

The average American carries an ever-growing amount of consumer debt, including credit cards, auto loans, mortgages, and medical debts. Credit has become an integral part of how we do business Read More

Steps to Take Immediately After a Head or Brain Injury

Head trauma and brain injury can cause serious problems that forever alter the victim’s life. If you are with someone who suffers a head or brain injury, or if you Read More

What to Do If Your Special Needs Trust Is Squandered by Its Trustee

Whether it is designed for an individual or part of a pool, a special needs trust requires honest, diligent supervision to best serve its intended beneficiaries. Poor decisions or selfish Read More

Steps to Take Right After a West Virginia Car Accident

In the initial shock after a car accident, you are likely to be dazed, frightened and unsure of what to do next. But whether you’ve been in a major collision Read More

Five Steps to Take Immediately After Learning Your Infant Is Injured in Delivery

The devastation of learning that your newborn was harmed during birth or in the womb can be all- encompassing, making it difficult to know what to do next. But whether Read More

Failure to Order Colonoscopies Increases Risks of Misdiagnosing Colon Cancer

According to the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources, colorectal cancer is the state’s second leading cause of cancer-related death. This type of cancer can be easily treated Read More

Alcohol and Drug Withdrawal in Custody Can Be Deadly

A person who is dependent on alcohol or drugs should never be forced to go "cold turkey" while in jail or prison without close medical supervision, monitoring, and treatment by Read More

Suicide in Prison Is Not an "Individual Choice"

(orig. release date Jan. 30, 2019) Surviving family members are often mislead to believe their relative's suicide was a private decision or was an individual choice. But thinking of suicide while Read More

The Cost of the Opioid Crisis on West Virginia Grandparents

The national opioid epidemic has taken a harsh and unexpected toll on older adults with grown children — especially in West Virginia, where the overdose rate is higher than it Read More

What to Do When Your Bank Breaches Its Fiduciary Duty

In a West Virginia case filed in September 2018, two trust beneficiaries sought to take Huntington National Bank to court for allegedly making poor investment choices and trust administration decisions Read More

Personal Injury Protection and West Virginia Insurance Requirements

Personal injury protection (PIP) is a common coverage option auto insurance providers offer. It covers medical expenses and, in many cases, lost wages in the event of an accident. The Read More

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

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