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Category: Car Accident

West Virginia Lemon Law

April 29, 2021 | Car Accident,Laws

Anytime a person purchases a vehicle in West Virginia, they expect it to work as advertised. However, there are times when new vehicles have defects that cannot be fixed. When this occurs, consumers may qualify for various types of compensation under the West Virginia Lemon Law. Here, we want to discuss how the West Virginia… read more

Recovering Damages for Whiplash

April 13, 2021 | Car Accident

Whiplash is one of the most common types of injuries that occur in a vehicle accident. However, just because this type of injury is common does not mean that it should be taken any less seriously than other injuries. Unfortunately, it is not uncommon for whiplash to lead to significant expenses for victims, particularly if… read more

Causes of Truck Driver Fatigue

March 23, 2021 | Car Accident

Accidents involving large commercial trucks regularly result in severe injuries for drivers and passengers inside of other vehicles. Unfortunately, the size and weight discrepancy between commercial trucks and passenger vehicles often mean that the injuries in these cases are catastrophic. There are many causes of commercial truck crashes, including truck driver fatigue. Here, our Martinsburg… read more

Hit and Run Accident

January 6, 2021 | Car Accident

Auto insurance is proof that a driver can afford to pay for the costs of an injured victim’s medical bills and property repairs after causing a crash. In West Virginia, all drivers must carry minimum amounts of liability insurance for bodily injuries, property damages and uninsured motorist accidents. If the other driver did not give… read more

West Virginia Police Reports

December 30, 2020 | Car Accident

If you or a loved one are involved in an accident on the roadways of West Virginia, there are various types of evidence that you will need to prove the liability of the other party so you can secure compensation. One of the key pieces of evidence that you need to get ahold of is… read more

US 340 Bring Safety Concerns to Jefferson County

December 14, 2020 | Car Accident,Safety

According to the Jefferson County Development Authority, the population of Jefferson County has increased by 30% since 2000 and is projected to double that over the next ten years. This growth makes Jefferson County part of the largest growing area in the state of West Virginia. Jefferson County’s location and the affordability of living there are… read more

Don’t Wreck Your Case on Social Media

December 7, 2020 | Car Accident

There is one thing you must understand about social media; anything you post is now public record. Almost anyone can use social media for anything, and if you can understand the privacy settings, you can limit the reach, but you can’t stop it if someone is determined to find out more about you.  Here are… 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

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