Personal Injury Archives

Walk at Your Own Risk!

Walking in Morgantown has become a risky business. Even though legally pedestrians always have the right of way, too many drivers are not paying attention to their surroundings. Every year, students are hit by vehicles while walking around the areas near the WVU campus. We tend to have a younger population here because of the university, but nationally, pedestrian fatalities among people over 30 have nearly doubled. Our law firm […]

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West Virginia Personal Injury Attorney | Our Stories

Video Transcript: Jeff Robinette: During The Great Depression, when my father was a boy, he broke his arm and the surgeon reset in an L position. And so, the doctor had to re-break it, but the surgeon did it wrong the second time. They went back and the doctor said, "If I break it again he probably will lose his arm." My grandparents went to see an attorney and they [...]

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Morgantown Army Veteran Serving the Injured in WV

Here's a new video created for the Morgantown, West Virginia city website.  We are excited to be a part of building out a beautiful new site for the city of Morgantown.  It will truly be a great resource for anyone living in or visiting Morgantown or West Virginia University (WVU). The video highlights how we serve the injured in West Virginia and their families, and also highlights Jeff's military service [...]

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Amusement Park Accidents | WV Personal Injury Lawyers

Carnival Ride Safety, Accidents, Injuries, and Fatalities in West Virginia Many of us have heard in the recent news about the tragedy that took place at the Ohio State Fair. A man was killed and seven others were injured when a ride malfunctioned. These rides are designed to be thrilling or scary, but passengers are usually confident that they will be safe. As is seen in this case, however, accidents [...]

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Three Things You Need to Know Before Settling Your Injury Claim

Video Transcript: - Hello, I'm Attorney Jeff Robinette and I'm here to discuss with you a very important topic. Is it wise to settle your own personal injury claim? Now some of you will be speaking with an insurance adjuster as you're listening to this video and you're trying to decide whether or not it's wise to accept the settlement offer that is being made by the insurance adjuster. Well, [...]

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Three Credentials to Look For In Choosing the Best Lawyer For Your Injury Case

Video Transcript: Hello, I'm attorney Jeff Robinette and I'm here to continue our discussions with regard to how to find the very best lawyer for your case. With the advent of researching lawyers online, there has been an influx of so many different clubs and societies that lawyers can pay a fee to join. The common person doesn't really know how to choose the very best lawyer out of all [...]

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Whiplash and Neck Pain After an Accident

Causes and Treatments of Whiplash Every day there are thousands of car and truck accidents, and many injured people are taken to the hospital for treatment. We hear about broken bones, damaged organs, and terminal injuries, but we don't often hear about the less life-threatening and less visible injuries that can affect people more in the long term. One of the main injuries in this category is whiplash. While the injury [...]

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Fatal Balloon Crash: Pilot Had a History of DUI

Shortly after moving to Morgantown, WV, I had the opportunity to attend one of the first Mountaineer Balloon Festivals at Hart Field. Do you remember the glory days of the festival when at least 50 balloons would launch and sail over Westover and Sabraton? Every year since, I have dreamed of going up in one myself. What I didn't know until recently is that the FAA oversight for balloon pilots [...]

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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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WV Lawyer Explains | How Long Will I Have to Wait For a Settlement?

A common question I receive from clients is, "How long will it take for me to get a settlement?" If your injuries are minor, it can take just a few months to get your case settled. Insurance companies particularly require proof of your claim. We have to obtain medical records, employment records, expert reports, and those have to be synthesized and sent to the insurance company with the demand and that [...]

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