Category: Safety

Teen Driving Laws in West Virginia

July 31, 2023 | Laws,Safety

Learning to drive and receiving a license is a major milestone for teenagers in West Virginia and throughout the US. However, each state handles licensing requirements differently. Here, our Martinsburg accident lawyers want to review West Virginia law related to teenage driving, particularly focusing on obtaining a permit and a driver’s license. We will also… read more

What to Do if You Suspect Nursing Home Abuse

December 30, 2022 | Personal Injury,Safety

If you suspect that your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse, you need to act now. There are various steps that you can take to help protect your loved one and then help ensure that they recover the compensation they are entitled to for what has happened. Here, we want to… read more

How Can Adult Protective Services Help in a Nursing Home Abuse Case?

December 28, 2022 | Personal Injury,Safety

If you have discovered that your loved one has been abused in a nursing home, you need to take steps as soon as possible to ensure their safety. In this state, Adult Protective Services falls under the umbrella of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. Here, we want to discuss how Adult… 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 Post-Concussion Syndrome?

May 31, 2021 | Safety

Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Though a concussion may not be considered a major brain injury, the reality is that there are various long-term effects of concussions that can cause serious problems. According to data available from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), we know that there are around… read more

Types of Burn Injuries

May 17, 2021 | Safety

Burn injuries often result in significant pain and suffering for victims. Additionally, these injuries can lead to scarring and disfigurement that serve as a constant reminder of what happened. Our burn injury attorneys know there are various ways that burn injuries can occur in Martinsburg, West Virginia. This can include vehicle accidents, industrial incidents, exposed… 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

7 Safety Tips When Driving with a Baby on Board

November 24, 2020 | Safety

It is not uncommon to worry about the safety of your baby when driving, especially with new parents. However, the inevitable anxiety can quickly interfere with your driving skills. To help make sure your baby is as safe and protected as possible, here are 7 safety tips that will help your drive safely and worry… read more

Getting to School Safely

September 1, 2020 | Safety

With local students starting the school year next week, drivers need to be more aware when traveling in and around school zones. Family life and schedules can get hectic around the start of the school year. One way to keep your children safe is to discuss getting to and from school safely in different situations…. read more