When someone gets hurt at work, their first recourse is usually to file a workers’ comp claim for their injuries. There are some exceptions to this, however. For example, if your employer does not carry workers’ compensation insurance and the workplace accident happened because of your employer’s negligence, you can sue them directly. In […]
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Recently, one worker lost his life, and another was injured in a structural collapse at a closed power plant in Mason County, WV. The workers were in the process of dismantling the plant and salvaging materials from it when the structure collapsed prematurely. Unfortunately, this was far from an isolated incident – it is one […]
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You got injured in a vehicle crash that was caused by someone else. You had to miss work for an extended period of time, and you have racked up some doctor and hospital bills as well. Finances are getting tight, and the daily pain from your injury is starting to take both a physical and […]
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If you were injured in a vehicle crash, a slip and fall on someone else’s property, a workplace incident that was perhaps the fault of a third party, or you suffered any other type of injury that was caused by another party’s negligence, an experienced personal injury attorney can handle all of the complex legal […]
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A worker for Frontier Group of Companies has died after an incident on Monday night at an old power plant in Mason County, West Virginia. Two workers were in the process of dismantling and salvaging materials at the former Phillip Sporn Power Plant in New Haven, WV (in preparation for the demolition of the plant) […]
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Personal injury is a complex area of law that allows an injury victim to go to civil court and pursue monetary damages. This is distinctly different from a criminal case which involves penalties such as fines that are paid to the state and jail time. The purpose of a personal injury claim is to compensate […]
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The coronavirus outbreak has disrupted every area of society, and the legal world is no exception. The courts have been temporarily closed for most in-person proceedings, although many meetings and hearings are still being conducted remotely via teleconference or videoconference. Whenever the court resumes a normal schedule, there is likely to be a backlog of […]
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The coronavirus pandemic is an unprecedented event that our nation is still in the midst of, and we will not know the full extent of its consequences for quite some time. What we do know, however, is that hundreds of thousands of Americans have tested positive for the virus and tens of thousands have died […]
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The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken our country to its core. Hundreds of thousands of Americans have tested positive for the virus, and tens of thousands have died from it. Millions more have moved home for the time being as countless non-essential businesses have been forced to temporarily close or limit their offerings. Along with […]
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We are living in extraordinary times. Who would have thought even a couple months ago that a virus from overseas would ravage our country and kill tens of thousands of our citizens? But here we are. There is not one person who has not been impacted in some way by the coronavirus pandemic. Some […]
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