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What is Medical Malpractice?

February 24, 2021 | Uncategorized

Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor, or other health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. The negligence might be the result of errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare, or health management. To be considered medical malpractice under the law, the claim must have the following characteristics: A violation… read more

Four Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

February 23, 2021 | Uncategorized

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor harms a patient by failing to perform their medical duties properly. Medical malpractice claims must be proven and have basic requirements. There must have been a doctor-patient relationship, meaning the doctor was hired and agreed to be hired. The doctor had to be negligent in the diagnosis or treatment of… read more

What Damages can be Recovered in Bad Faith Case?

February 10, 2021 | Insurance Bad Faith,Uncategorized

Anytime an insurance company wrongfully denies a claim, they are acting in bad faith. The insurance policy between the insurance company and the insured is considered a contract that requires the company to act in good faith. Insurance companies often try to deny a claim for any reason they can or underpay for a claim. The… read more

What is Medical Payments Coverage? 

February 5, 2021 | Uncategorized

Medical payments coverage, or MedPay, can pay for a portion of the treatment from injuries you or your passengers suffer in a car accident, no matter who caused the crash. It can also pay the medical bills if you or one of your family members is hit by a car while on foot or riding… read more

5 Tips for Riding Your Motorcycle in the Winter

January 22, 2021 | Uncategorized

It’s no surprise that the weather in West Virginia can be very unpredictable in the upcoming months. West Virginians can start the day with sunshine, rain at lunch, and by the time you are heading home from work, there are already a couple of inches of snow on the ground. If you plan on riding… read more

Sharing The Road With Motorcycles

January 21, 2021 | Uncategorized

Motorcyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as any other driver on the road. However, because motorcyclists can be more difficult to see, it is important to take precautions to look out for motorcycles when driving. This is particularly important as motorcycles are less visible and less stable than cars, so when an accident happens,… read more

How To Share Road With A Semi Truck In Unpredictable Weather

January 15, 2021 | Uncategorized

It’s no surprise that the weather in West Virginia can be very unpredictable in the upcoming months. West Virginians can start the day with a little bit of rain, sunshine at lunch, and by the time you are heading home from work, there are already a couple of inches of snow on the ground. While… read more

Can I Hold An Out-Of-State Tractor Trailer Responsible?

January 13, 2021 | Uncategorized

West Virginia has 549 miles of interstate and 37,277 miles of public roads. Commercial truck drivers from all over the country use these roads to deliver goods and take others away, driving our local economy. Unfortunately, this activity also leads to fatalities and injury. Around 5,000 trucks are involved in fatal traffic collisions each year,… read more

I Didn’t Get The Insurance Information Of The Other Driver, What Do I Do?

January 8, 2021 | Uncategorized

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/underinsured motorist accidents. If the other driver did not give… read more

The National Trial Lawyers Announces the Re-Selection of Laura Davis

December 21, 2020 | Uncategorized

The National Trial Lawyers Announces the Re-Selection of Laura Davis as a Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer in West Virginia After One Year For Immediate Release The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Laura Davis of Manchin Ferretti in Martinsburg has been re-selected as a Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyer in… read more