Truck Accidents Archives

Watch Out in Work Zones!

Sometimes it seems there are only two seasons:  Winter and Construction.  Road maintenance is never-ending, though when it is neglected, complaints are loud and continual. Waiting for the road crews to finish their jobs is frustrating, but our first thought should always be to protect the life and limbs of the road construction workers. DOH Worker Hit by a FedEx Truck in West Virginia Road construction workers are at constant risk [...]

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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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The Injured Person’s Responsibility in a WV Lawsuit

A large part of the reason we exist as a personal injury law firm is to aid and assist the seriously injured and their families in obtaining the best possible settlement and outcome for their case. We do a lot, but we cannot do it all.  There are responsibilities which rest solely on the injured person and their family. First and foremost, seek appropriate medical treatment, follow doctor's orders, and keep [...]

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Roadside Accidents in West Virginia | WV Injury Lawyers

Accidents on the Shoulder of the Road or Highway Vehicles parked along the side of the road is a common sight. There are many reasons for a driver to pull the vehicle over including car trouble, phone calls, and health issues. When a vehicle is parked completely on the shoulder of the road, it should be safe, but accidents can always happen especially when a driver is not paying attention [...]

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What Justin Bieber Did Right…

The hot celebrity news at this moment concerns Justin Bieber running his monster pickup truck tire over the leg of one the many paparazzi blocking his path as he left a church service on Wednesday evening. Running over a pedestrian is always horrible, but the one thing Bieber did right was to immediately stop his vehicle, get out to check on the victim, assist, and wait with him until the ambulance [...]

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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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Truck Crashes into Wal-Mart, Causing Fatalities and Injuries

Tragedy struck Christmas shoppers in a small town in Iowa when a small truck crashed through the barriers and front doors of their local Wal-Mart, killing three and injuring two others.  The driver of the truck was an older man, driving alone, and the preliminary investigation indicates that this was heart-breaking and tragic, but not intentional. Witnesses said the truck was traveling at a high rate of speed as it went through [...]

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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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What We Did When Our Own Children Were Injured in an Accident

It was 8:30 a.m. on a freezing winter morning when I received the call, the call all parents hope they will never receive. The call was from the Ruby Hospital emergency department notifying us that two of our young adult children had been taken by ambulance for treatment after a motor vehicle collision in Morgantown. When Our Own Young Adult Children Were Injured in a Collision... When our own daughters [...]

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