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Category: Laws

What is Remittitur?

November 30, 2022 | Laws,Personal Injury

Remittitur is a legal process that allows for excessive damage awards or jury verdicts to be lessened. This is different from additur, the process where the total amount of damage awarded can be increased. The key word in remittitur is “remit,” as in “giving back.” here, we want to examine the goal of remittitur and… read more

What is Additur?

November 23, 2022 | Laws,Personal Injury

Additur is a little-known yet powerful court process that could help increase the total amount of damages already awarded by a jury. Here, we want to delve further in-depth into what “additur” actually is, but we encourage you to speak to your personal injury lawyer about whether or not this could occur in your case…. read more

West Virginia Subrogation Laws

August 31, 2022 | Laws

If you sustain an injury caused by the negligent actions of someone else, there is a chance you will be able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement or personal injury jury verdict against that party. However, in the meantime, there may be various parties that help pay your medical bills while the claim is… 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

What is Medical Malpractice “Tail” Coverage?

March 29, 2022 | Laws,Medical Malpractice

If a person sustains an injury or illness caused by the negligent actions of a medical provider, they may be able to recover compensation for their losses. As with most other types of lawsuits, insurance carriers and the coverage they provide will play a major role in a medical malpractice case. However, what happens if… read more

Do I Need an Attorney for a Minor Car Accident?

July 23, 2021 | Car Accident,Laws

Vehicle accidents occur regularly in West Virginia. In many cases, these accidents lead to severe injuries for those involved. However, there are times when minor car accidents occur, leaving drivers wondering whether or not they should even bother reporting the incident, much less contact a car accident attorney. However, minor car accidents can lead to… read more

West Virginia Crosswalk Laws

May 24, 2021 | Laws

It is crucial for everyone in West Virginia to understand crosswalk laws and other laws related to pedestrian safety. Pedestrians are incredibly vulnerable when they are in or around the roadway. The human body is not designed to withstand an impact from a vehicle that weighs thousands of pounds moving at any rate of speed…. read more

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

Spoliation of Evidence West Virginia

March 30, 2021 | Laws

Evidence is going to be a crucial part of any type of court case in West Virginia. This is true for both criminal matters as well as civil court matters. Unfortunately, there are times when evidence is destroyed or altered, or when it vanishes altogether before the commencement of pending litigation. When this happens, it… read more

West Virginia Car Owners Obligations

February 12, 2021 | Laws

Vehicle owners in West Virginia have an obligation to others on the roadway. Technically, vehicle owners and drivers have many obligations, first and foremost of which is operating their vehicle safely. However, accidents do occur, and another important obligation is having vehicle insurance. Just like every other state in the country, drivers in West Virginia… read more