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How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?

January 13, 2022 | Personal Injury

Any person who sustains an injury caused by the careless or negligent actions of another may be able to recover compensation for their losses. The vast majority of personal injury claims in West Virginia are resolved through settlement with insurance carriers, but there are times when personal injury claims do go all the way to… read more

How Much Can I Recover in a Wrongful Death Case?

December 30, 2021 | Wrongful Death

Family members who have lost a loved one due to the negligent or intentional actions of another individual or entity are often able to recover compensation through wrongful death lawsuits in West Virginia. However, there is no set amount of compensation paid for these claims. Rather, the total amount of compensation families or an estate… read more

Can There be a Wrongful Death Case and a Criminal Case?

December 17, 2021 | Wrongful Death

Anytime an individual loses their life to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another individual or entity, their family members should be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, we understand that there is confusion about the difference between wrongful death claims and criminal cases after a death occurs. Here, we want to… read more

Causes of Wrongful Death

December 10, 2021 | Wrongful Death

Anytime a person loses their life due to the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another person or entity, family members or the estate of the deceased should be able to recover compensation for their losses. Wrongful death claims arise in various ways throughout West Virginia. Here, we want to examine the most common causes… read more

What if a Victim Passes Away While Pursuing a Personal Injury Claim?

December 1, 2021 | Wrongful Death

When a person sustains an injury caused by the careless, negligent, or intentional actions of another individual or entity, they will usually be able to recover compensation for their losses through a civil personal injury lawsuit in West Virginia. However, if an injury victim passes away while their personal injury lawsuit is ongoing, the victim’s… read more

Differences Between Survival Action and Wrongful Death

November 26, 2021 | Wrongful Death

The loss of a loved one caused by the negligent or wrongful actions of another will leave surviving family members with difficult decisions to make. One of these decisions revolves around whether or not to take legal action against the at-fault party. In West Virginia, there is a difference between wrongful death claims and survival… read more

How to File a Wrongful Death Lawsuit in West Virginia

November 11, 2021 | Wrongful Death

If you have lost a loved one as a result of the careless, negligent, or wrongful actions of another individual or entity in West Virginia, then we know this is a difficult time for you and your family. You have difficult choices to make, including whether or not to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Here,… read more

Releasing Medical Records for a Personal Injury Case

October 29, 2021 | Personal Injury

If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury as a result of the negligent actions of another individual or entity, you may find yourself involved in a personal injury lawsuit. At some point, your medical records will have to be sent to insurance carriers or the attorneys for the at-fault party. However,… read more

What is “Respondeat Superior” in a Personal Injury Case?

October 22, 2021 | Personal Injury

If you or somebody you care about has sustained an injury caused by the negligence of another individual, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, you also need to know whether or not there are any other parties who may hold liability for the incident. Here, we want to examine “Respondeat… read more

Defenses in a Personal Injury Case

October 8, 2021 | Personal Injury

If you or a loved one sustain an injury caused by another individual, company, or entity in West Virginia, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, securing compensation can be challenging, particularly if the at-fault party puts up a fight and says they did not actually cause the injury. The Injury… read more