Families in West Virginia who have loved ones living in nursing homes may worry from time to time about the health and safety of their loved ones. One cold that is caught from another resident and one accidental fall out of bed in the middle of the night have the potential to cause nursing home patients to suffer serious or life-threatening injuries and health problems.
When motorists are injured in car accidents in West Virginia, they might expect to recover compensation for their medical expenses and hospital bills. However, injured motorists should also know that they may be entitled to recover compensation for other losses when they are harmed by negligent drivers.
Brain injuries can happen in a wide variety of circumstances. Whether damage to the brain happens as the result of a car accident, a fall, participation in sports, or as the result of a service-related injury, the effects that brain injuries have on victims are often life changing.
Can an employer's wellness plan amount to illegal employment discrimination? That question is one that has had many employers and employees alike scratching their heads in recent years.
When most people think of a personal lawsuit related to a car accident, they think of suing another West Virginia resident who caused the collision. Did you, though, that in some situations you can sue a company or even the government? While we have discussed this before as it relates to truck accidents, it can work similarly for car accidents. If a negligent driver was on the job when the crash occurred, a victim may be able to seek compensation from his or her employer. That is exactly what one West Virginia man decided to do in response to an accident that left him seriously injured.
Truck accidents can cause numerous problems on West Virginia roads. Of course, because semi trucks are so large, they can cause serious damage to other vehicles involved in a crash. In other accidents, however, a truck's cargo can present hazards to other drivers.