Posts tagged "car accident"

Car Accidents and Children: What you Need to Know

The thought of a child being injured in a car accident is a parent’s worst nightmare. Whether it is a teenage driver or a baby in a car seat, injuries sustained by a child can last for the rest of the victim’s life. Since the safety of your children is your main concern, it’s imperative to have information concerning children and accidents. Check on Your Child The first intuitive thing […]

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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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How To Protect Yourself and Your Family From Irresponsible, Uninsured Drivers

What You Absolutely Need to Understand About Your Auto Insurance:  Uninsured UM) and Underinsured Motorist (UIM) Coverage Video Transcript: Hello, I'm Attorney Jeff Robinette. I would like to discuss with you what insurance applies to automobile collision claims. First of all, in West Virginia, like most states, there are minimum statutory limits for liability coverage that are required by every motorist. This means that every driver and every vehicle on [...]

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

You have heard the old saying, "a picture is worth a thousand words." Well, when it comes to establishing property damages in a court of law, a picture is the most relied upon the type of evidence used by lawyers. Police officers know the importance of preserving evidence of an automobile collision, but often fail to do a thorough job. Even when they do obtain photographs, they don't always confirm [...]

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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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The Effects of Exercise on Recovery After an Accident

Disclaimer: This article is not intended to be medical advice. Always consult your doctor before beginning an exercise regimen. Fitness and Recovery After a Collision After you are involved in an accident, there are many issues that arise. You must deal with insurance, vehicle repair or replacement, financial issues, but most importantly, your health. Life goes on whether you are physically able or not, so your goal is to be back [...]

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Breaking the Cycle of Pain and Depression After an Injury

Thoughts from Jean Maxwell, Auto Accident Legal Specialist with 25 years of experience: It's been my experience working with our clients that whenever they're involved in any kind of a motor vehicle collision and they sustain an injury and it causes long-term pain, that pain kind of manifests itself, or can manifest itself, into depression. Your way of life changes, so the things that you were once able to do, you can't [...]

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If You Drink & Drive, Luck is Not on Your Side | St. Patrick’s Day Safety

St. Patrick’s Day brings to mind shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, and good luck, but luck can’t save you from a drunk-driving crash. Unfortunately, March 17 has become a deadly day in the United States, with a dramatic spike in drunk-driving fatalities, a day when 30-40% of vehicle accidents are caused by DUI. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend more than a […]

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WV Police Cruiser Crashes into Elderly Woman’s Vehicle

Woman Rushed to Hospital After Charleston, West Virginia Police Cruiser Crashes Into Vehicle An elderly woman in Charleston, WV was hospitalized for injuries after her car was struck by a Charleston area Police Department vehicle.  The officer driving was responding to an emergency burglary call, but had neglected to have his lights and siren on while exceeding the speed limit.  This could have been due to a number of different legitimate reasons, [...]

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Police Cruiser Hit by Drunk Driver in Morgantown

Early Monday morning, a Morgantown Police Officer was transported to Ruby Memorial Hospital after a vehicle ran into his cruiser while he was stopped at a red light in Morgantown, WV at the corner of Patteson Drive and University Avenue. The accident happened around 3:15 a.m. when the driver of the second vehicle was speeding and tried to turn onto University Avenue and crashed head-on into the Morgantown Police cruiser. [...]

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