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Category: Car Accident

How Long After a Car Accident Can You Claim Injury?

October 24, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

Understanding when to file an injury claim after a car accident is crucial. In general, claims need to be made to the insurance carrier as soon as possible. In fact, insurance carriers often have strict reporting lines of a day or two after the incident occurs to report the incident. However, there are times when… read more

Who Pays for Medical Bills After a Car Accident?

October 17, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

If you or somebody you care about has been injured in a vehicle accident caused by the negligence of another driver, it is absolutely crucial that you recover compensation for your medical bills. Medical care can become costly, but it can be challenging to understand who actually pays the medical bills after an accident occurs…. read more

What is GAP Insurance?

October 10, 2022 | Car Accident,Insurance Bad Faith

Individuals rely on auto insurance to help cover their expenses after a crash occurs. However, there are times when individuals are making payments on a new vehicle or leasing a vehicle, and they need additional insurance assistance to cover all of the expenses due to depreciation. Here, our accident attorneys in Martinsburg want to discuss… read more

What Happens When Your Car Is Totaled?

October 3, 2022 | Car Accident

There are various ways that a car could become totaled after an accident occurs. In some cases, vehicles are totaled after they sustained devastating damage, but there are times when vehicles that do not look horribly damaged will still be considered totaled. This all depends on determining the value of the vehicle and the cost… read more

Can a Car Accident Cause Arthritis?

September 26, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

Arthritis is characterized by swelling or tenderness and the joints. Individuals may experience arthritis in one joint or in many joints throughout their body. The main symptoms of arthritis include stiffness and joint pain that usually worsen with age. There are various types of arthritis that individuals can be diagnosed with. However, can arthritis be… read more

Can a Car Accident Cause Multiple Sclerosis (MS)?

September 19, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the brain and spinal cord and can potentially lead to severe long-term disability for an individual. When a person has MS, this means that their immune system begins to attack the myelin (protective sheath) that surrounds the nerve fibers in the nervous system, and this can disrupt… read more

Can a Car Accident Cause Fibromyalgia?

September 12, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder that often causes significant pain throughout a person’s body. This condition can also lead to extreme fatigue, sleep, and mood disorders. Fibromyalgia is not well understood by the masses, but this is a disease that affects many individuals throughout the US. Currently, there is no understood cause of fibromyalgia, and… read more

Can a Car Accident Cause Degenerative Disc Disease?

September 6, 2022 | Car Accident,Personal Injury

The discs between the vertebrae and our spines play a very important role. These jelly-like discs are the shock absorbers that keep the bones in the vertebrae from grinding against one another. However, degenerative disc disease is an affliction that many individuals in the US suffer from, though this disease is usually age-related or caused… read more

What is Mandatory Liability Insurance Coverage?

July 19, 2022 | Car Accident,Laws

You probably already know that every vehicle is required to have insurance coverage in West Virginia. However, do you know what types of insurance are required? If you are new to shopping around for insurance coverages for a vehicle, then you are going to see plenty of terms you may not quite understand. One of… read more

Who is at Fault in a Left Turn Accident?

April 29, 2022 | Car Accident

Making a left turn can be a tricky maneuver on the roadway. This typically means yielding the right of way to others, but even if you yield, there is no guarantee that the turn will be easy. Here, we want to discuss left-turn accidents, particularly who may be at fault when these incidents occur. This… read more