Each year, more than 4.5 million workers in the US get injured on the job. This averages out to more than 12,500 injuries per day, 500+ injuries per hour, and an injury every seven seconds. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), the top three causes of workplace injuries are: Overexertion: Usually resulting from too […]
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There are numerous reasons why a car accident may occur. Driver negligence, bad weather, poor road conditions, and the negligence of third parties could all be contributors, and sometimes, they are caused by a combination of several different factors. Most of the time, auto accidents are preventable. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) found […]
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Accidents and injuries are common, but when they happen because of the negligent or reckless actions or omissions of another party, they can become the basis for a legal claim. A personal injury action is a civil claim for which the sole remedy is monetary damages. These can include damages not only for direct economic […]
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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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