Posts tagged "car accidents"

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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Attorney Jeff Robinette Ilustrates Need for Driving Safety on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day, March 17, has unfortunately become a deadly day in the United States. This is due to a dramatic spike in drunk-driving fatalities, a day when 30-40% of vehicle accidents are caused by DUI. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, during the St. Patrick's Day weekend more than a third (40%) of all crash fatalities involve drunk drivers, the most, not surprisingly, between midnight and 5 [...]

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Road Construction Accidents in West Virginia

Road Construction Accidents We know that road construction is necessary to keep the roads in good condition, but it is really probably the last thing we want to see when traveling. This is especially true when in a hurry. When road construction traffic occurs during rush hour, traffic can back up for miles in some cases, and this causes many to be late for work and appointments. All this inconvenience [...]

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National Top 1% Personal Injury Lawyer for WV

 THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DISTINGUISHED COUNSEL Jeffery Robinette, of Robinette Legal Group PLLC, has been selected to the 2017 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Members are thoroughly vetted by a research team, selected by a blue ribbon panel of attorneys with podium status from independently […]

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What is Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) Communication?

Why it Matters:  V2V Communication Guest Post by Elisabeth Campbell Vehicle to vehicle (V2V) communication is a communication system between vehicles for increasing driver safety by reducing collisions. It is not communication between drivers, rather it is communication between the vehicles themselves. When there is potential danger between two vehicles, the vehicles alert their drivers of the upcoming hazard. For instance, if a driver brakes in front of a line of [...]

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Hit and Run in WV | Erin’s Law, Proposed Changes

In contrast to the many Senate and House Bills before the West Virginia State Judiciary Committee in this 2017 Legislative Session that threaten to undermine the legal rights of every West Virginian, there are clarifications and additions that we can agree with in House Bill 2099 as introduced by Delegate McGeehan to the Committee on the Judiciary. The purpose of this bill is to define the act of leaving the scene of [...]

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WV State Troopers use New Strategy to Reduce Work Zone Injuries, Accidents, and Collisions

Roadway and highway construction work zones are hazardous both for motorists who drive through the complex array of lane changes, signs, and barrels and also for workers who build, repair, and maintain our streets, bridges, and highways. Road construction workers place their lives in the hands of other workers on site, as well as equipment manufacturers and the drivers of vehicles traveling through their designated work zones on our West Virginia interstate highways. The [...]

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Is Google Glass the Next Major Distraction for Drivers?

Will Using Google Glass While Driving Cause Collisions? Eight U.S. states including West Virginia are considering regulating the use of Google Glass, a tiny computer screen mounted in the corner of an eyeglass frame, while driving a motor vehicle. Law enforcement agencies, NHTSA, distracted driving sites such as Distraction.gov, and attorneys who specialize in personal injury and car accident litigation resulting from distractions are concerned that drivers wearing the devices will pay more attention to their email [...]

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