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How to Recover From Burn Injuries

Every year, an estimated half a million individuals go to the emergency department because of burn injuries.  Kids are at high risk for accidental burns.  Additionally, more than 300 children undergo emergency treatment for burn injuries.   But what if you get burned pretty bad? How do you recover from a serious burn injury?  Let’s go over some relevant information about burns and how to treat them. What are the Degrees […]

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How Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Helps to Heal Wounds

Hyperbaric Oxygen Chambers can be an essential tool in healing difficult injuries, especially foot crush injuries from accidents. For example, a hard-working farmer in my mother’s community was removing a skid loader bucket when a heavy moving part of the machinery swung loose and crashed down on his right foot. This unfortunate worker suffered a severe crush injury and deep lacerations (cuts) to his foot. He required immediate emergency surgery […]

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Parent and Teen Driving Agreement

TO MY TEEN DRIVER: This is an exciting time in your life! You can drive! This is a terrifying time in my life. You can drive! As you know, car crashes are the number-one killer of American teens. That is a scary statistic for me as a parent handing the keys over to my teen. At the same time, I understand that your new independence as a driver is important […]

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Chemical Plant Explosion Kills One, Injures Two – Legal Remedies

A family in Putnam County, West Virginia is grieving the loss of their husband, father, and friend after a fire and explosion at a chemical plant in Belle, West Virginia. Additionally, two other workers were injured and hospitalized, according to Optima Belle Chemical. Preliminary information indicates a 1,200-gallon metal dryer became overpressurized during a chemical drying product operation. The material in the dryer was a compound used for sanitation. Investigations […]

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Increase in Opioid Use in West Virginia During the Covid-19 Pandemic Leads to Increased Risk to Firefighters

The number of drug-overdose deaths across the Tri-State area (West Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania) continue to outpace the number of individuals who have died as a result of the coronavirus as of Friday, officials said. Fire in Sabraton near Morgantown, West Virginia Results in Total Loss A recent fire that demolished an abandoned house in Sabraton near Morgantown, West Virginia illustrates the added risk the drug epidemic poses for our […]

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Women and Children’s Tower Groundbreaking at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown

WVU Medicine Breaks Ground on New Tower to Care for Children with Acute Injuries WVU Hospitals has already broken ground on a $152-million hospital, which it claims, will “revolutionize the care of women and children in West Virginia and the region.” Hospital administrators said during the groundbreaking that the medical center already provides care to high-risk moms, premature babies and kids with life-threatening conditions. The need for the hospital’s services […]

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Preventing School Bus Accidents in Monongalia County

School bus drivers have one of the most stressful jobs in our communities. They have been entrusted with the lives of our precious children to deliver them safely to school and back home again, and not always with the complete cooperation or obedience of the children on board. Every time we have a two-hour delay announced as a response to ice, snow, and cold weather, it comes to mind that it […]

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Lead Counsel Rating Awarded to Jeffery Robinette

Attorney Jeff Robinette has attained the Lead Counsel Rating for Personal Injury Plaintiff representation. Guidance For Consumers Searching for the Best Lawyer for Their Case As a consumer looking for an attorney to represent your case, you want a professional with experience relevant to your issues. You want to know before your initial consultation that a prospective attorney has a good reputation among his or her peers, as well as a spotless disciplinary […]

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If You Drink & Drive, Luck is Not on Your Side | St. Patrick’s Day Safety

St. Patrick’s Day brings to mind shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, and good luck, but luck can’t save you from a drunk-driving crash. Unfortunately, March 17 has become a deadly day in the United States, with a dramatic spike in drunk-driving fatalities, a day when 30-40% of vehicle accidents are caused by DUI. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend more than a […]

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