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Types of Defects in Product Liability Claims

Unfortunately, defective or dangerous products often make it into the marketplace. If you have been injured or made ill because of a malfunctioning product, you may have a product liability Read More

Pedestrian Safety in West Virginia

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, pedestrian deaths make up 14 percent of the total traffic deaths in the United States. As more Americans choose to walk or Read More

How Distracted Driving Can Affect Your Case

The statistics speak clearly: driving while distracted is dangerous — almost as dangerous as driving intoxicated. However, the direct effect driver distraction can have on your personal injury case is Read More

Common Injuries in Motorcycle Accidents

Traveling on a motorcycle is inherently more dangerous than driving or riding in a car, not only because motorcyclists lack the protection of an automobile, but also because many car 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

Product Liability and Defective Car Parts

Consumers rely on manufacturers to make products that are safe and designed in a fashion that will not result in injury. However, sometimes manufacturers fail to act responsibly when designing Read More

Who Can Receive Wrongful Death Compensation in West Virginia?

When a loved one dies because of the inattention or negligence of another, the survivors may have a legitimate wrongful death claim. West Virginia law generally allows surviving family members to 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

Stuart Calwell Appointed Interim Class Counsel in Water Contamination Case

Stuart Calwell, one of the founding members of Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC, has been appointed interim class counsel in Charleston’s high-profile water contamination lawsuit. In March, multiple class action lawsuits pertaining 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

What Is Malignant Mesothelioma?

Malignant mesothelioma is a rare but very serious type of cancer. Mesothelial cells line your lungs, stomach, heart, and other organs and create a layer of lining called the mesothelium. 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

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