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Spoliation of Evidence West Virginia

March 30, 2021 | Laws

Evidence is going to be a crucial part of any type of court case in West Virginia. This is true for both criminal matters as well as civil court matters. Unfortunately, there are times when evidence is destroyed or altered, or when it vanishes altogether before the commencement of pending litigation. When this happens, it… read more

Causes of Truck Driver Fatigue

March 23, 2021 | Car Accident

Accidents involving large commercial trucks regularly result in severe injuries for drivers and passengers inside of other vehicles. Unfortunately, the size and weight discrepancy between commercial trucks and passenger vehicles often mean that the injuries in these cases are catastrophic. There are many causes of commercial truck crashes, including truck driver fatigue. Here, our Martinsburg… read more

Spring Weather Can Be Unpredictable

March 18, 2021 | Uncategorized

Each season comes with its own set of driving hazards. While winter weather conditions are the most frequently addressed, spring also presents a number of safety hazards that could prevent you from arriving at your destination safely or could cause a collision on the roadway. Some of the most common dangers of spring driving include… read more

Playground Safety

March 16, 2021 | Uncategorized

With warmer weather ahead, more people are preparing for outdoor activities. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, more than 200,000 children visit hospital emergency rooms each year due to playground injuries – many of which can be prevented. Use these tips, provided by the National Safety Council, to ensure your children a safe… read more

What is my Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Worth?

February 25, 2021 | Medical Malpractice

As a society, we depend on medical professionals to keep us healthy. They help us through emergencies, treat chronic illnesses, and help prevent us from getting sick. However, there are times when medical professionals make mistakes and cause significant patient harm. It is vital that victims of medical malpractice recover compensation when they are harmed… read more

What is Medical Malpractice?

February 24, 2021 | Uncategorized

Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor, or other health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. The negligence might be the result of errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or health management. To be considered medical malpractice under the law, the claim must have the following characteristics: A violation… read more

Four Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

February 23, 2021 | Uncategorized

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor harms a patient by failing to perform their medical duties properly. Medical malpractice claims must be proven and have basic requirements. There must have been a doctor-patient relationship, meaning the doctor was hired and agreed to be hired. The doctor had to be negligent in the diagnosis or treatment of… read more

What Do I Do If My Insurance Company Wrongfully Denies My Insurance Claim?

February 12, 2021 | Insurance Bad Faith

As experienced Martinsburg bad faith lawyers, this is one very common question we get often. “What do I do if my insurance company wrongfully denies my insurance claim?” Below, we discuss six essential steps to take if you believe your insurance company has committed bad faith against you. How to File a Bad Faith Claim… read more

What Damages can be Recovered in Bad Faith Case?

February 10, 2021 | Insurance Bad Faith,Uncategorized

Anytime an insurance company wrongfully denies a claim, they are acting in bad faith. The insurance policy between the insurance company and the insured is considered a contract that requires the company to act in good faith. Insurance companies often try to deny a claim for any reason they can or underpay for a claim. The… read more

What is Medical Payments Coverage? 

February 5, 2021 | Uncategorized

Medical payments coverage, or MedPay, can pay for a portion of the treatment from injuries you or your passengers suffer in a car accident, no matter who caused the crash. It can also pay the medical bills if you or one of your family members is hit by a car while on foot or riding… read more