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August 2015 Archives

Woman sues Walmart for personal injury caused by defective cart

A retail business in West Virginia has a duty to keep its premises reasonably safe and to protect business invitees from being injured by dangerous conditions on the premises. A retail business must go further and make reasonable inspections to discover dangerous conditions on the premises. It must then repair them or give warning of the danger to customers. When a person suffers serious injury on a store's premises, the prospect of a personal injury action against the retail establishment is always something for an in-depth evaluation.

Some drivers flee scenes of motor vehicle accidents

A recent incident occurred at a highway toll booth plaza in West Virginia. A collision occurred between two vehicles. Some motor vehicle accidents, such as this one, involve a driver who flees the scene rather than stopping to exchange insurance information and render aid, if needed.

Magnetic boards, sweaters may lead to products liability claims

Consumers in West Virginia may be affected by a few product recalls issued recently. The products said to have defects include dry erase boards and magnetic boards, children's sweaters and wall ovens. People who end up getting hurt due to using defective products have the right to file products liability claims against the manufacturers of the products.

Many coal mine accidents are due to falling objects

West Virginia coal miners have no illusions about how dangerous their jobs can be. Coal mine accidents in that state and other states take several lives and cause numerous injuries each year. The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration investigates these accidents.

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West Virginia Association for JusticeAmerican Association for JusticeBrain Injury Association of America

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