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What You Should Expect During a Free Consultation About Your Car Accident

Car accidents occur suddenly - when you least expect it. In the aftermath, drivers commonly experience a sense of shock or confusion over exactly what happened, or they have difficulty comprehending the severity of the injuries or property damages they suffered. This is where a West Virginia car accident lawyer can help. Why Do You...

Category: Car Accidents

Eight Things You Should Know About Car Accident Insurance

Liability car insurance protects drivers and passengers from paying car repair bills, medical bills and other large expenses if they cause a car accident. If you own a car in West Virginia, you must carry liability insurance. This insurance policy will compensate any individuals who suffer personal injury or property damage in a crash caused...

Category: Car Accidents

Drunk Driving Accident Lawyers in West Virginia

West Virginia has aggressively combated the problem of drunk driving. Our state has passed new laws, increased DUI-focused patrols and stepped up efforts to raise awareness about the dangers of drinking and driving. Still, drunk driving accidents continue to happen. Too many people just don't get the message. Indeed, as the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Category: Car Accidents

Study Reveals the Best States for Teen Drivers

Teens on the verge of turning 16 are probably most excited about the prospect of finally getting their driver's license and having the ability to cruise around town. However, as exciting as it may be, driving comes with risks - especially when the drivers are young and lack experience behind the wheel. Teens actually account...

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How To Avoid Rear-End Car Accidents in West Virginia

Did you know that rear-end car wrecks account for nearly a third of all reported traffic collisions in the United States each year? As Safebraking.com reports, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently determined that roughly 28 percent of all crashes are rear-end collisions. The NHTSA uses statistics like these to push for collision-avoidance...

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Top 10 Ways to Travel Safely This Summer

As we approach summer and school vacations, it is important for families in Charleston and throughout West Virginia to think carefully about ways to prevent accidents and injuries while they are traveling. Whether you are headed to a whitewater rafting site, going to the coast for a beach vacation or simply driving to the airport...

Category: Car Accidents

Winter Driving Tips for West Virginia from Accident Lawyers

Winter is upon us. It's time for longer nights, colder temperatures, slicker roads and definitely more dangerous driving. [su_row] [su_column size="1/6"][/su_column] [su_column size="5/6"] Car accidents can be caused by a variety of factors, including: [/su_column] [/su_row] Driver distraction Driver intoxication Vehicle defects Pedestrians or animals darting across the road Obscured obstacles Poorly maintained roadways Failure...

Category: Car Accidents


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602 Virginia St E #200
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: 304-720-1000