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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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The Destruction of Patients’ Rights in West Virginia

Proposed Tort Reform Measures in WV Threaten the Quality of Care for All Patients The West Virginia State Code clearly states that the citizens of West Virginia are entitled to the best medical care and facilities available, and generally speaking, we have excellent health care in the larger cities of West Virginia including Charleston and Morgantown. The WV Code further states that the possibility of injury or death resulting from [...]

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WV Senate Bill 277, Establishment of an Intermediate Appellate Court

SB 277:  Unnecessary, Unaffordable, and Wrong for West Virginia With the current legislative session now under way, tort reform advocates have stepped up their efforts to push through legislation that will benefit corporate and insurance industry interests. One such piece of legislation, SB 277, calls for the establishment of an intermediate appellate court. For many years this type of legislation has been rightly rejected for a host of valid concerns, [...]

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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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Homelessness in WV: You Can Make a Difference

Imagine... Imagine a city where we didn't say, "Someone should do something." Imagine a city where we worked together to help those less fortunate. Imagine a city where we viewed the homeless as people, not problems. Imagine if we cared for one another. Imagine if we invested in each other's lives. Imagine if we gave our time and even more. Imagine a city where we didn't say, "Someone should do [...]

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Morgantown Chiropractic Care After a Motor Vehicle Collision

Upper Cervical Chiropractic Corrects Neck Injury from Car Accidents, Reduces Pain from Whiplash Every year in the United States there are more than 5.5 million motor vehicle accidents and approximately 31,000 people are killed from these car accidents. Automobile statistics show that more than 3.5 million deaths have occurred in the United States from car accidents since 1899. That number represents more deaths from cars than war fatalities from every [...]

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