An employee with the West Virginia Division of Highways died in an accident that occurred while he was on the job. The collision involved five vehicles total, one of which was a truck owned by the Division of Highways (DOH). The deceased was not inside a vehicle at the time of the truck accident, and it is not immediately known if anyone else was injured in the accident.
Every West Virginia worker has the right to a workplace that is free of harassment and discrimination of any kind. If you have experienced harassment or sex discrimination, it can be difficult to know how to proceed in order to protect your rights. Improper treatment at work can make it difficult to do your job well and may affect your emotional health.
The unexpected death of a loved one can have negative implications for years to come. One moment can change the direction of your family, leaving you with medical bills, funeral costs and other accident-related expenses. The turmoil of a fatal accident is devastating, which is why we believe that West Virginia families should not have to face these difficult circumstances alone.
West Virginia readers may be aware of actor Tracy Morgan's serious motor vehicle accident that occurred just over a year ago, leaving him with many medical and mental complications. He suffered from physical injuries and suffered a brain injury that left him with headaches and memory issues. Brain injury experts say that it could take up to three years to reach a full recovery.
When West Virginia residents place their loved one in a nursing home, it is with the expectation that they will be treated with care.When these facilities fail in their obligation to patients, it can result in pain and suffering for both the patients and their extended families. A recent case ofphysical abuse in a nursing home underlines the importance of recognizing the signs of mistreatment.
West Virginia employees who are facing unfair or inappropriate situations at work may benefit from a closer understanding of their rights. A hostile work environment is unacceptable, and those navigating complications in their employment have the right to seek assistance. Employment law is complex, and these cases are more effectively navigated with the help of a knowledgeable attorney.