Disclaimer: This article is not intended to be medical advice. Always consult your doctor before beginning an exercise regimen.
In contrast to the many Senate and House Bills before the West Virginia State Judiciary Committee in this 2017 Legislative Session that threaten to undermine the legal rights of every West Virginian, there are clarifications and additions that we can agree with in House Bill 2099 as introduced by Delegate McGeehan to the Committee on the Judiciary.
A common question I receive from clients is, "How long will it take for me to get a settlement?"
At approximately 2:30 a.m. January 17, 2016, officers from the Morgantown Police Department were called to respond to a reported hit and run involving a pedestrian on Stewart Street.
Motorized wheelchair users in West Virginia have responsibilities, rights, and privileges similar to those of pedestrians. These conveyances can be legally operated on public sidewalks, park pathways, bicycle paths, rail trails, and in public buildings. While motorized wheelchairs (which are also referred to as motorized scooters or mobility scooters) should not be on public roads if there are any other options, they are allowed to cross at intersections just as pedestrians. They should only be operated on a roadway if there is no sidewalk, or the sidewalk is obstructed in a way that prevents safe use.