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What to Do If You’ve Been in an Auto Accident Caused by Landslide or Debris

Posted On November 28, 2022 I Car Accident Injuries

Accidents caused by landslides or debris are concerningly common on West Virginia highways due to the state’s famous mountains and valleys. Falling rocks and debris can damage vehicles and seriously injure drivers and passengers, often leading to fatalities. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, an average of 25 to 50 Americans are killed by landslides annually….

What You Should Know About Shoulder Pain After a Car Crash

Posted On November 11, 2022 I Car Accident Injuries, Car Accidents

A shoulder can severely impact your ability to do your job, perform everyday tasks, and even care for yourself. Not only are shoulder injuries from car accidents painful, but they can also take a long time to heal and are expensive to treat. If you suffered a shoulder injury in a car accident, you can…

Can I Sue If a Police Officer Caused an Accident in West Virginia?

Posted On November 3, 2022 I Firm News

Can I sue a police officer, police department, state agency, or city for damages if they caused an accident? When a public employee causes a motor vehicle collision, there are special laws that govern the liability of the State and political subdivisions. Generally, state agencies such as the Department of Highways are immune from civil…

Ambulance Crash Leaves Behind Extensive Damage in Charleston, West Virginia

Posted On November 2, 2022 I Car Accidents

A recent ambulance crash in Charleston resulted in extensive property damage. But thankfully, no one was injured. According to local news reports, the accident happened as the ambulance traveled along Kanawha Boulevard near the end of the Patrick Street Bridge. The Charleston Fire Department ambulance was not carrying any patients at the time. Charleston Fire…

Rules of the Road for Motorized Wheelchair Users | Wheelchair Accidents and Injuries

Motorized wheelchair users in West Virginia have responsibilities, rights, and privileges similar to those of pedestrians. These conveyances can be legally operated on public sidewalks, park pathways, bicycle paths, rail trails, and in public buildings. While motorized wheelchairs (which are also referred to as motorized scooters or mobility scooters) should not be on public roads…

Morgantown, WV Personal Injury Attorney Jeff Robinette Named 2022 Super Lawyer

Posted On October 15, 2022 I Awards, Firm News

Morgantown, West Virginia Personal Injury Attorney Jeffery Robinette has been selected from 2014-2022 as a Super Lawyer for Personal Injury Litigation, Plaintiff. Super Lawyers is a service that rates outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Super Lawyers has a 4-step process which includes nomination, independent research, peer evaluations…

What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Negligence?

Posted On October 13, 2022 I Medical malpractice

Negligence is a general term that describes carelessness or the failure to act as a reasonable person would have in the same situation. Malpractice is a more specific term that means a professional knew the possible consequences of their actions. But how does medical malpractice differ from negligence? The main difference is whether the medical…

What to Do If You’re in an Accident With an Amazon Delivery Vehicle

Posted On October 4, 2022 I Car Accidents, Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

As Amazon continues to expand its operations throughout West Virginia and the United States, the company’s delivery vehicles are becoming more and more common on the roads. These Amazon delivery vehicles include everything from Amazon-branded semi-trucks and vans to gig workers using their own personal cars to make a delivery. But the more Amazon vehicles…

Accident on Highway 79 Leaves One Man Dead

Posted On September 27, 2022 I Firm News

On August 14, 2022, a man was killed in a single-vehicle accident on I-79. The motorist, identified as 68-year-old Charles Delaney, had been traveling on the southbound side close to mile marker 143 when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed on the right side of the highway. Law enforcement was notified and dispatched…

Hoagy’s Heroes Does it Again – Bigger and Better!

Posted On September 26, 2022 I Community Involvement

Morgantown, West Virginia: On Saturday, September 24, 2022, in honor of the opening of the new WVU Children’s Hospital, the long-distance motorcycle charity riders of Hoagy’s Heroes delivered their largest gift ever to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Morgantown, WV.  The Robinette Legal Group, PLLC was honored to host and provide a meal for…

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