Workplace injuries are more common than most people think. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were approximately 2.9 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2016, the most recent year on record. In addition, there were 5190 work-related fatalities, the highest since 2008. Being injured on the job is an unsettling experience, […]
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Coal workers with black lung disease might be among the first casualties of the recent chaos at the West Virginia Supreme Court. Last year, a TV investigative report uncovered lavish spending on the private offices of the justices, to the tune of $3.9 million. Examples included a $32,000 sofa, $1,700 throw pillows, and $16,000 for […]
Hunting season is coming up, and this means millions of West Virginians will soon be out braving the elements to pursue all types of game. We hunt to bond with family and friends, to enjoy the great outdoors, and to (hopefully) bag some game to bring home and cook up. And when we go out, […]
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Earlier this month, 20 people were killed in upstate New York when a limousine barreled through a T-intersection and crashed into an unoccupied vehicle. The crash killed all 18 occupants of the limousine (including the driver) and two nearby pedestrians, making it the worst tragedy in the United States in nearly a decade. The crash […]
Being involved in an auto accident can be an unsettling experience. The accident can cause ongoing physical pain that is not always easy to detect. In fact, sometimes you may not notice the pain until you start doing certain activities. Over time, however, the extent of your injuries becomes more evident. Recovering from a car […]
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There are roughly 2.5 million hospitalizations and visits to the emergency room each year for traumatic brain injury (TBI), and more than 5 million Americans are living with a TBI-related disability. When someone suffers from a TBI-related injury, it affects everyone around them. Loved ones are suddenly called upon to become caregivers, and most do […]
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It’s hurricane season again, and we can expect several storms to hit the East Coast in the coming weeks. Hurricanes are a concern even in states like West Virginia, where remnants of these storms have been known to cause high winds and heavy rainfall; resulting in mass flooding, power outages, and similar hazards. Enduring a […]
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Electric power and cable linemen have one of the most dangerous jobs in America. They are routinely asked to work in high places with power lines that carry large amounts of electricity. On new construction projects, they are the ones building or upgrading the lines to meet codes and specifications. When bad weather hits and […]
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Brain injuries are a major cause of death and disability in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that traumatic brain injury (TBI) contributes to roughly 30% of all injury-related fatalities. The CDC report goes on to say that more than 150 people die from TBI every single day. In […]
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You are out enjoying a relaxing and scenic drive on a sunny West Virginia day, when another vehicle crashes into yours. Your car is totaled, and you also suffer some injuries. After visiting the doctor, you find out that your injuries are more serious than you initially thought. You are experiencing severe physical pain, and […]
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