Hit and Run Accidents Archives

Should I Sign the Insurance Company’s Medical Records Release Form?

You've been involved in a collision, and the insurance company wants you to sign a medical authorization form in order to gain access to your medical records. What should you do? West Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer Explains: Keep in mind that if you sign a medical authorization, you give the insurance company adjuster access to all your prior medical records, and they will use these records to scrutinize your claim. There [...]

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PTSD After a Car Accident | Mental and Emotional Injuries

Emotional Injuries After a Motor Vehicle Collision After the trauma of a car accident, it is common for people to experience some degree of PTSD.  Many of our clients, after they have been injured in an accident, express a fear of driving or even riding as a passenger in a car driven by someone else. Those who have been injured as a result of someone else's mistake may be the most [...]

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Hit and Run Accident on Stewart Street Results in Death

At approximately 2:30 a.m. January 17, 2016, officers from the Morgantown Police Department were called to respond to a reported hit and run involving a pedestrian on Stewart Street. It is not necessarily a crime to hit a pedestrian with your vehicle depending on the circumstances, but it is always a crime to leave the scene of the accident. With the passage of Erin's law, the penalty for leaving the [...]

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