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New Regulations Mandate Proximity Detectors for Continuous Mining Machines

Recent tragic mining fatalities in West Virginia have spurred the finalization of new regulations governing the use of proximity detection sensors for continuous mining machines. In the course of their workday, miners face potential of pinning, crushing, or striking hazards associated with working close to continuous mining machines. Proximity detection technology can help to prevent these…

West Virginia Man Accused of Falsifying Coal Mine’s Safety Records

Posted On April 11, 2014 I Firm News, Workplace Injuries

Coal mining is one of the hardest and most dangerous occupations in West Virginia. Unfortunately, this work is often far more hazardous than necessary. Every year, miners suffer serious injuries due to the decisions of coal operators to violate safety regulations. The employers in this industry are obligated by law to meet certain standards in…

Permanent Paralysis May No Longer Be Permanent

Posted On April 9, 2014 I Car Accident Injuries, Firm News, Spinal cord injury

One of the most devastating consequences of a motor vehicle collision, short of death, is spinal cord injury resulting in permanent paralysis.  Thanks to new research, there is new hope for car accident and motorcycle wreck victims and their families. Experiments conducted by the University of Louisville and University of California have restored voluntary lower body movement to four men who were told…

It is Your Responsibility to Protect Your Legal Rights After a Collision

Posted On March 28, 2014 I Car Accident Injuries, Firm News, Personal Injury

Excerpt from Collision Care, West Virginia Auto Injury Guide, by Jeff Robinette, 2012. When it comes to looking out for your legal rights after a car accident, motorcycle wreck, or truck collision you need to have the attitude you would have if you were seriously ill — get professional help. It is your responsibility, and no one else’s, to…

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