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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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Paying Medical Bills After a Collision

This is my first auto collision. What should I do about my medical bills? What Should I Do About my Medical Bills?  How Can I Pay the Hospital and Doctor Bills? If you have private insurance, by all means, turn them in under your private insurance plan. The reason for this is because your private insurance plan will likely have a very high amount of payment options that are available [...]

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Can I be Compenstated for Lost Wages After an Accident? | Morgantown WV Car Accident Attorney

Just because you are not working does not stop the bills from piling up. A primary concern after any accident is how to pay living expenses and medical bills when you are off work recovering from the accident. West Virginia Car Accident Attorney Explains: Today's question is, "Can I collect my lost wages caused from an injury from an automobile collision?" And the answer to that question is "Yes, you [...]

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University Town Center Roundabout | Car Accident Prevention | Morgantown WV

Morgantown, WV: Why Roundabouts Are Safer and Prevent Accidents: Now that Exit 153 off I-79 in Morgantown is open for traffic to the University Town Centre, we are hearing a barrage of criticism about the inclusion of the roundabout traffic circle. Why it was a smart move to build a roundabout at the end of Exit 153 in Morgantown:  Chiefly, because your life matters! Statistically, after the inclusion of a traffic [...]

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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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Motorcycle Safety: Dress for the Slide, Not the Ride

Warm Weather is Motorcycle Weather in WV. Keep it Fun by Keeping it Safe! As a biker, you know you have all of the same rights as everyone else on the road. Even so, because you are less protected, you are more vulnerable to serious injuries. Motorcycle safety requires that you wear the right gear. The most experienced biker we know would tell you, "Dress for the slide, not the [...]

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A Salute to Our Veterans:

The Robinette Legal Group in Morgantown salutes the men and women in our military and veterans for the sacrifices they have made. Our troops are working hard around the clock to defend our great country and keep freedom alive worldwide. Please keep them in your thoughts, prayers, and letters until they come home and as they adjust to civilian life after their return home. For this, we salute them, and [...]

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Keep it Fun by Keeping it Safe

Did You Know that July 4th is Deadliest Day for Drivers? The 4th of July almost always tops the list for car crashes. In addition to becoming one of our biggest days of national celebration, this day also has become one of the deadliest days of the year for motorists in the Morgantown area, and nearly half of these accidents related to alcohol in Mon County. When you are driving on the [...]

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Vehicle Collision Risk Increases Labor Day Weekend

Take Care on our West Virginia Highways this Labor Day Weekend In 2013, nine people died on our West Virginia highways during the Labor Day weekend. Though extra enforcement has driven down the statistics of alcohol related deaths on our nation's highways, the Labor Day weekend brings the highest number of drunk driving accidents, motorcycle wrecks, and motor vehicle collision fatalities of the year, second only to the Fourth of July weekend. Labor Day is [...]

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July 4th: Keep it Fun; Keep it Safe

Independence Day -- a Dangerous Day for Drivers As West Virginians plan their travel, picnics, parties, and fireworks, the most essential concern that may be neglected is a focus on safety. It is unfortunate, but the 4th of July is often linked to boat, whitewater rafting and car accidents, drowsy or drunk driving, speeding, and recklessness on our highways. In addition to becoming one of our biggest days of national celebration, this day also has become one of the deadliest [...]

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