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Morgantown Personal Injury Law Blog

Finding your New Normal after a Life-Changing Injury

Into each life, a little rain will fall. However, what happens if you – or a loved one is hit by a psychological equivalent of a tornado? If you or a loved one had a life-changing accident, getting back to relatively normal life can prove highly daunting. By definition, life-changing injuries are those that substantially interfere with one’s daily life’s activities. Some of these injuries, such as spinal cord injury, […]

Car Accidents and Children: What you Need to Know

The thought of a child being injured in a car accident is a parent’s worst nightmare. Whether it is a teenage driver or a baby in a car seat, injuries sustained by a child can last for the rest of the victim’s life. Since the safety of your children is your main concern, it’s imperative to have information concerning children and accidents. Check on Your Child The first intuitive thing […]

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West Virginia Personal Injury Attorney | Our Stories

Video Transcript: Jeff Robinette: During The Great Depression, when my father was a boy, he broke his arm and the surgeon reset in an L position. And so, the doctor had to re-break it, but the surgeon did it wrong the second time. They went back and the doctor said, "If I break it again he probably will lose his arm." My grandparents went to see an attorney and they [...]

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Another Great Event with Hoagy’s Heroes

Hoagy's Heroes did it again!  It was our pleasure to host the 2019 Ronald McDonald House Tabs Run to Morgantown. These fine folks delivered over 400 gallons of aluminum tabs and a cash gift to the Ronald McDonald House in Morgantown. Thanks to the Morgantown Police Department for their role in leading our group safely from the WVU coliseum to the Ronald McDonald House. The tabs given by Hoagy's Heroes [...]

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Deadly Pipeline Explosion | Pipeline Fatality and Injuries

Imagine the horror of waking up to a sudden, deafening sound somewhat like a bomb or tornado in your neighborhood.  On Thursday, July 31, 2019, just before 2 a.m., a massive gas pipeline explosion devastated Lincoln County, Kentucky, killing at least one person and injuring five.  Over 60 people were evacuated from their homes during this horrific nightmare.  Their lives were saved, but their property was not. Just to give [...]

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Watch Out in Work Zones!

Sometimes it seems there are only two seasons:  Winter and Construction.  Road maintenance is never-ending, though when it is neglected, complaints are loud and continual. Waiting for the road crews to finish their jobs is frustrating, but our first thought should always be to protect the life and limbs of the road construction workers. DOH Worker Hit by a FedEx Truck in West Virginia Road construction workers are at constant risk [...]

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4th of July Pet Safety

When You Plan for the 4th of July, Plan In Safety for You and Your Pets!  As you plan your Fourth of July weekend, please be sure to plan in safety for both you and your pets. 4th of July Safety for Humans: Tragically, the 4th of July has become one of the deadliest days of the year. Over the past 25 years, nearly ½ of all deadly crashes on July 4th are [...]

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Thank Our Veterans for the World’s Best Justice System

Over the past 250 years, countless men and women have given up their possessions, their health, and their lives for the freedoms and rights we enjoy today. As a Veteran Army Paratrooper, I know when any person signs on with the military, that person pledges to defend this country with their lives. All over the world, there are wars and conflicts over the same civil rights we already possess here [...]

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Jeff Robinette, National Top 1% Personal Injury Lawyer

Jeffery Robinette, of Robinette Legal Group PLLC, has been selected to the 2019 list as a member of the Nation's Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC is an organization dedicated to promoting the highest standards of legal excellence. Its mission is to objectively recognize the attorneys who elevate the standards of the Bar and provide a benchmark for other lawyers to emulate. Members are thoroughly [...]

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Summer Fun for Special Needs Family Members

We were recently introduced to a helpful new website which was created by Don Lewis to help and honor the parents of special needs children who work so hard to see that their little ones are always included in family fun. Don's family was changed forever after a tragic motorcycle accident left his son with a brain injury, facing a lifetime of altered abilities. He has learned so much about how [...]

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