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Category: Laws

Who Is Liable in a Sideswipe Accident?

March 20, 2023 | Car Accident,Laws

Understanding liability after an accident occurs is crucial, particularly for those who need to recover compensation for their injuries or property damage expenses. However, figuring out liability after a sideswipe accident can be challenging due to the nature of the incident. There are various ways that these accidents occur, and a thorough investigation needs to… read more

Who Is Liable In a Construction Zone Accident?

March 17, 2023 | Car Accident,Laws

Construction zones crop up regularly on and around roadways. Even though government entities and construction companies typically take reasonable measures to ensure driver safety, there are times when accidents occur. In some cases, these accidents can occur due to the negligence of other drivers, but liability could fall to a construction company or a government… read more

Who Is Liable in a Head-On Collision?

March 13, 2023 | Car Accident,Laws

Head-on collisions often result in catastrophic injuries for those involved. There are various ways that head-on collisions occur, and determining liability is essential so that crash victims can recover compensation for their injuries and property damage losses. Here, we want to discuss the complex liability issues revolving around West Virginia head-on collisions. How Head-on Collisions… read more

What are Punitive Damages?

February 28, 2023 | Laws,Personal Injury

When a person sustains an injury caused by the negligent actions of another individual or company, they will likely be able to recover various types of compensation. Usually, individuals think of economic and non-economic damages, the kinds of compensation that pay medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering damages. However, punitive damages may also… read more

What are Compensatory Damages?

February 21, 2023 | Laws,Personal Injury

When a person sustains an injury caused by another individual or entity, there is a good chance they will be able to recover compensation for their losses. However, exactly what types of compensation are available if an injury claim is successful? Here, we want to review compensatory damages. These are the types of damages that… read more

West Virginia Auto Repair Laws

January 30, 2023 | Laws

In most situations, the relationship between an individual and their mechanic is lopsided. What we mean by this is that the mechanics know far more about vehicles and vehicle repair than individuals needing the repair. You might be worried about a repair shop taking advantage of you and cheating you out of your money. However,… read more

Can Dash Cam Footage Be Used in Court?

January 10, 2023 | Laws

Vehicle dash cams are becoming much more popular, to the point where many auto manufacturers offer the option of installing front and rear cameras in new vehicles. These cameras and the footage they capture can play a vital role when it comes to determining liability for a vehicle accident. Here, we want to discuss whether… read more

Who is Liable for Nursing Home Injury or Abuse?

December 21, 2022 | Laws,Personal Injury,Safety

No one should ever have to worry about whether or not their loved one is safe in a nursing home. These are supposed to be places where those who can no longer properly care for themselves can receive the treatment they deserve. Here, we want to discuss who could be held liable for a nursing… read more

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