Why Taking Pictures After an Accident Is Critical

Posted On January 26, 2023 I Car Accidents

Taking photographs after an accident is an essential step to recovering compensation for several reasons. Photo evidence documents vehicle damage and crash injuries, helping establish the extent of the harm you suffered. It can also show the accident’s cause and who is ultimately to blame. For more about the types of pictures, you should take…

Top 5 Mistakes Injury Victims Make Regarding Their Claim

Posted On January 11, 2023 I Car Accidents

Being involved in an accident is overwhelming. In addition to coping with your injuries, you may be dealing with a lot of paperwork and back-and-forth with the insurance company. Navigating the post-accident claim process can be complicated. Most accident victims also do not know that their actions can significantly affect their insurance claim and ability…

How to Get an Accident Report in West Virginia

Posted On January 5, 2023 I Car Accidents

If you suffer injuries in a car accident in West Virginia and someone else is to blame, you can file an insurance claim demanding they compensate you for the harm they caused you. A successful car accident claim requires evidence showing the other driver is responsible for the crash. One of the most critical pieces…

What Information Do You Exchange After a West Virginia Car Accident?

Posted On December 6, 2022 I Car Accidents

The aftermath of a car accident can be overwhelming and confusing, particularly if you’ve been hurt. However, it’s crucial to remain at the scene of the crash until police arrive and get details from anyone involved in the accident. It’s a smart way to protect your legal rights – and it’s also the law in…

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…

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