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Traumatic Brain Injuries: What You Need To Know

September 18, 2020 | Personal Injury,Uncategorized

In recent years, there’s been a lot of talk about sports-related traumatic brain injuries and the dangers these types of injuries pose to the athletes-especially those who are young and whose brains are still developing. TBIs can also result from being involved in car, workplace and slip-and-fall accidents. Consider the following alarming TBI statistics: 1.7… read more

Getting to School Safely

September 1, 2020 | Safety

With local students starting the school year next week, drivers need to be more aware when traveling in and around school zones. Family life and schedules can get hectic around the start of the school year. One way to keep your children safe is to discuss getting to and from school safely in different situations…. read more

How to File a Car Accident Claim in West Virginia

August 31, 2020 | Car Accident

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a car accident caused by the careless or negligent actions of another party, it is important that you secure any compensation you are entitled to. At Manchin Ferretti Injury Law, we are ready to help when you need to file a car accident claim… read more

How Does a Truck Accident Differ from a Car Accident?

August 25, 2020 | Car Accident

No one wants to be involved in an accident of any kind. However, vehicle accidents involving cars and larger trucks are not uncommon in West Virginia. If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another party on the roadway, you may be entitled to compensation…. read more

Trust your Instincts with Insurers

August 11, 2020 | Uncategorized

By: Joseph R. Ferretti, Attorney, Manchin Ferretti Far too often I meet with people for the first time who have decided to consult a lawyer because the insurer has made an offer on a claim and they are simply curious if the offer is fair.  In most cases, the offer is made early in the… read more

West Virginia Car Seat Laws

July 21, 2020 | Laws

The number one priority of anybody who has a child in their car is keeping the child safe at all times. Doing so requires that adult drivers have a thorough understanding of the car seat laws in West Virginia. Car seats are proven to keep children safe in the event an accident occurs, but understanding… read more

What Does Litigation Mean In A Personal Injury Case?

June 30, 2020 | Personal Injury

The last thing anybody expects is that they will sustain an injury caused by the negligence of another person. Unfortunately, injuries do occur, and they can lead to significant setbacks for a victim. Ideally, anytime somebody is harmed due to the negligence of another person, the case will be settled quickly, and the injury victim… read more

What Constitutes a Bad Faith Insurance Claim?

June 26, 2020 | Insurance Bad Faith

Most people will deal with an insurance carrier at some point in their lives. After all, most of us have some type of insurance policy that we pay for or are covered under. This can include automobile insurance, homeowners insurance, business insurance, and more. Insurance carriers are typically the entity in charge when it comes… read more

What are Special Damages in a Personal Injury Case?

June 24, 2020 | Personal Injury

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the negligent or careless actions of another person, you may be able to recover compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. These cases are complicated, but victims should generally be able to receive compensation for various expenses related to their injuries. Typically, these types… read more

How to Win a Personal Injury Case

June 22, 2020 | Personal Injury

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another person, it may be necessary to file a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation for your losses. Personal injury cases can become incredibly complicated, and “winning” one may not look like a person expects it to…. read more