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Calwell Commemorates Workers in “Anonymous Monuments.”

Stuart Calwell is a founding member of Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC. Stuart has nearly 40 years of experience practicing law in the state and federal courts of West Virginia and Read More

Hepatitis and HIV Testing Urged for Beckley Clinic’s Stress-Test Subjects

Several viral hepatitis cases appear to be linked to cardiac stress tests administered in Beckley’s Raleigh Heart Clinic. Accordingly, state health commissioner Rahul Gupta recommended hepatitis B, hepatitis C and Read More

The Calwell Practice Wins Prestigious 2015 Litigator Award

Calwell Luce diTrapano PLLC named 2015 Litigator Award Winner. Having been conferred this prestigious National Award, the firm ranks among the Top 1% of all lawyers for: Toxic & Environmental, Read More

Do You Have a Drug-Related Liability Claim?

When your doctor prescribes you medication, you expect it to make you feel better. However, sometimes the drugs do not do what you anticipate. You followed the directions you were Read More

Leading Causes of Fatalities on Construction Sites

According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), 3,929 workers were killed on the job in the United States in 2013. Of that number, 796, or 20 percent, were Read More

Half of Young Driver Accident Fatalities Involve Marijuana or Alcohol

According to a study led by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, 50 percent of young drivers who died in car accidents were under the influence of either alcohol Read More

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

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