Carnival Ride Safety, Accidents, Injuries, and Fatalities in West Virginia
Many of us have heard in the recent news about the tragedy that took place at the Ohio State Fair. A man was killed and seven others were injured when a ride malfunctioned. These rides are designed to be thrilling or scary, but passengers are usually confident that they will be safe. As is seen in this case, however, accidents can happen, and it may be necessary to contact a personal injury attorney to learn what your rights are after such a tragedy.
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.
Proposed Tort Reform Measures in WV Threaten the Quality of Care for All Patients
The West Virginia State Code clearly states that the citizens of West Virginia are entitled to the best medical care and facilities available, and generally speaking, we have excellent health care in the larger cities of West Virginia including Charleston and Morgantown.
SB 277: Unnecessary, Unaffordable, and Wrong for West Virginia
With the current legislative session now under way, tort reform advocates have stepped up their efforts to push through legislation that will benefit corporate and insurance industry interests. One such piece of legislation, SB 277, calls for the establishment of an intermediate appellate court. For many years this type of legislation has been rightly rejected for a host of valid concerns, from prohibitive costs to stripping citizens of this state with a fair judicial system.
Tragedy struck Christmas shoppers in a small town in Iowa when a small truck crashed through the barriers and front doors of their local Wal-Mart, killing three and injuring two others. The driver of the truck was an older man, driving alone, and the preliminary investigation indicates that this was heart-breaking and tragic, but not intentional.
Imagine... Imagine a city where we didn't say, "Someone should do something." Imagine a city where we worked together to help those less fortunate. Imagine a city where we viewed the homeless as people, not problems.
Testimonial and Review From a Morgantown WV Car Accident Client
We were driving down the Mileground, my wife and I, and somebody pulled out of a bar and didn't stop. They didn't slow down or anything and just accelerated into us and just kind of T-boned us in the middle, but just enough in the back so the impact kicked the car around and it rolled down the Mileground.
Upper Cervical Chiropractic Corrects Neck Injury from Car Accidents, Reduces Pain from Whiplash
Every year in the United States there are more than 5.5 million motor vehicle accidents and approximately 31,000 people are killed from these car accidents. Automobile statistics show that more than 3.5 million deaths have occurred in the United States from car accidents since 1899.
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.