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Category: Personal Injury

Defenses in a Personal Injury Case

October 8, 2021 | Personal Injury

If you or a loved one sustain an injury caused by another individual, company, or entity in West Virginia, you should be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, securing compensation can be challenging, particularly if the at-fault party puts up a fight and says they did not actually cause the injury. The Injury… read more

Evidence in a Personal Injury Case

October 1, 2021 | Personal Injury

If you or somebody you care about sustains an injury caused by the actions of another individual, business, or entity, you will likely be able to recover compensation through an insurance settlement or a personal injury lawsuit. However, before you can secure compensation, you have to provide evidence to prove that the other party caused… read more

Social Media Abuse: A New Form of Nursing Home Abuse

August 27, 2021 | Personal Injury

Nursing home abuse should never occur. Unfortunately, there are times when nursing home residents suffer from various types of abuse in West Virginia, including physical abuse, emotional abuse, financial abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect. However, as technology becomes more and more integrated into the daily lives of every age group, a new type of elder… read more

How to Report Nursing Home Abuse in West Virginia

August 13, 2021 | Personal Injury

The abuse of residents inside nursing homes is abhorrent and should never occur. However, this type of abuse does occur in West Virginia and throughout the US. Anytime nursing home abuse has occurred or is suspected, it needs to be reported. This can include reports directly from the abuse victim or their friends or family… read more

What is the Discovery Process?

April 20, 2021 | Personal Injury

If you or somebody you care about has been injured due to the careless or negligent actions of another individual, business, or entity, you will likely be able to recover compensation for your losses. However, securing this compensation can be challenging, particularly when dealing with aggressive insurance carriers and at-fault parties. If a personal injury… read more

What is a Secondary Brain Injury?

April 17, 2021 | Personal Injury

Brain injuries can be devastating for victims. Additionally, family members of brain injury victims often undergo extensive life changes that could cost a significant amount of money. However, most people do not realize that there are a few types of brain injuries that can occur. We often hear brain injuries referred to as either “primary”… read more

What are the Different Types of Negligence?

February 19, 2021 | Personal Injury

Personal injury claims revolve around determining the negligence of another party. This is true whether or not a claim is going to be resolved through an insurance settlement or by a personal injury jury. However, the term “negligence” can be confusing, particularly because there are so many types of negligence that are discussed in these… read more

The Hidden Damages in Personal Injury Claims

November 16, 2020 | Personal Injury

By: Joseph R. Ferretti, Attorney, Manchin Ferretti In lecturing to other attorneys or discussing potential claims with a prospective client I often hear how those who wish to pursue a personal injury claim are afraid of a stigma attached to those who are injured and desire compensation.  More often than not the prospective client will… read more

Why You Need Manchin Ferretti

November 9, 2020 | Personal Injury

The accident happened so fast. Now you are trying to recover from your injuries and return to normal life. But the stress of your recovery keeps holding you back. Medical bills are piling up. Your finances are being drained because you’re unable to work. Your life and your well-being seem to be spiraling out of… read more

7 Reasons Why You Need A Personal Injury Lawyer

November 2, 2020 | Personal Injury

For People Who Have Been Injured In Car Accidents, Truck Wrecks, Motorcycle Crashes And Other Types Of Accidents In West Virginia, There Are Often A Few Common Questions: How Will I Pay For My Medical Bills? Am I Entitled To Compensation And If So, How Much? Do I Need A Lawyer To Handle My Case?… read more