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Holiday Season Safety

November 25, 2020 | Uncategorized

Our West Virginia personal injury lawyers know the holiday season is a busy time for hospitals and emergency rooms. As people hurry to Christmas shop, deck the halls, and celebrate the season, they often forget to prioritize personal safety. Preventing personal injuries this time of year takes awareness of some of the most common safety… read more

7 Safety Tips When Driving with a Baby on Board

November 24, 2020 | Safety

It is not uncommon to worry about the safety of your baby when driving, especially with new parents. However, the inevitable anxiety can quickly interfere with your driving skills. To help make sure your baby is as safe and protected as possible, here are 7 safety tips that will help your drive safely and worry… read more

The Hidden Damages in Personal Injury Claims

November 16, 2020 | Personal Injury

By: Joseph R. Ferretti, Attorney, Manchin Ferretti In lecturing to other attorneys or discussing potential claims with a prospective client I often hear how those who wish to pursue a personal injury claim are afraid of a stigma attached to those who are injured and desire compensation.  More often than not the prospective client will… read more

Why You Need Manchin Ferretti

November 9, 2020 | Personal Injury

The accident happened so fast. Now you are trying to recover from your injuries and return to normal life. But the stress of your recovery keeps holding you back. Medical bills are piling up. Your finances are being drained because you’re unable to work. Your life and your well-being seem to be spiraling out of… read more

Erin’s Law in West Virginia

November 4, 2020 | Car Accident

Hit-and-run auto accidents are especially devastating for victims. Not only did someone else negligently or recklessly cause the accident, but that person also avoided responsibility for damages by fleeing the scene. A hit-and-run could cause life-changing injuries without the victim being able to seek financial compensation for related medical expenses. Lawmakers in West Virginia are… read more

7 Reasons Why You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer

November 2, 2020 | Personal Injury

For People Who Have Been Injured In Car Accidents, Truck Wrecks, Motorcycle Crashes And Other Types Of Accidents In West Virginia, There Are Often A Few Common Questions: How Will I Pay For My Medical Bills? Am I Entitled To Compensation And If So, How Much? Do I Need A Lawyer To Handle My Case?… read more

Five Reasons to Photograph Injuries

October 28, 2020 | Personal Injury

Every car wreck is stressful – even when the property damage is minor. When a crash causes injuries, it is easy to panic and nearly impossible to still your nerves and remain calm. It is important to remember, though, that your actions in the aftermath of a collision may affect your ability to make a… read more

What are the Different Types of Motorcycle Insurance?

September 30, 2020 | Motorcycle Accident

All drivers must be insured if they want to operate their vehicles safely on the roadways of West Virginia. This includes motorcycle operators. Some people may not realize that motorcyclists in West Virginia must obtain a separate insurance policy apart from their traditional vehicle insurance policy in order to operate their cycles legally. Whether you… read more

Is Lane Splitting Legal in West Virginia?

September 25, 2020 | Laws,Motorcycle Accident

Lane splitting, often called lane sharing or lane filtering, involves riding between two lanes of traffic that are traveling in the same direction while riding a motorcycle. Lane splitting is illegal in the state of West Virginia, just as it is in every other state except for California. Any motorcyclist who is caught lane splitting… read more

How to Prevent a Motorcycle Accident

September 21, 2020 | Motorcycle Accident

Owning and operating a motorcycle can be a fun and exhilarating experience for those in West Virginia. However, motorcycle accidents can result in severe injuries for cyclists, and these injuries can lead to long-term disabilities. Safety should be on the top of every motorcyclist’s mind every time they get on their bike to ride. The… read more