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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

5 Tips for Riding Your Motorcycle in the Winter

January 22, 2021 | Uncategorized

It’s no surprise that the weather in West Virginia can be very unpredictable in the upcoming months. West Virginians can start the day with sunshine, rain at lunch, and by the time you are heading home from work, there are already a couple of inches of snow on the ground. If you plan on riding… read more

Sharing The Road With Motorcycles

January 21, 2021 | Uncategorized

Motorcyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as any other driver on the road. However, because motorcyclists can be more difficult to see, it is important to take precautions to look out for motorcycles when driving. This is particularly important as motorcycles are less visible and less stable than cars, so when an accident happens,… read more

How To Share Road With A Semi Truck In Unpredictable Weather

January 15, 2021 | Uncategorized

It’s no surprise that the weather in West Virginia can be very unpredictable in the upcoming months. West Virginians can start the day with a little bit of rain, sunshine at lunch, and by the time you are heading home from work, there are already a couple of inches of snow on the ground. While… read more

Can I Hold An Out-Of-State Tractor Trailer Responsible?

January 13, 2021 | Uncategorized

West Virginia has 549 miles of interstate and 37,277 miles of public roads. Commercial truck drivers from all over the country use these roads to deliver goods and take others away, driving our local economy. Unfortunately, this activity also leads to fatalities and injury. Around 5,000 trucks are involved in fatal traffic collisions each year,… read more