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April 2017 Archives

Flawed defibrillators may lead to products liability lawsuits

Companies are responsible for the manufacturing and testing of a multitude of medical devices each year. These devices are used to assist in the treatment of various medical conditions and are often crucial to the overall health of a patient. If one of these devices is defective, the subsequent harm to person's health can be catastrophic. If a company in West Virginia fails to warn a patient of possible defects, it could soon be facing a products liability lawsuit.

Collision involving tractor-trailer leads to wrongful death of 4

Many companies across the country use tractor-trailers to transport materials from place to place. These particular vehicles have numerous capabilities, from the ability to carry heavy loads to the possible capacity of storing and transporting frozen goods. However, there is a possible downside to the size of similar vehicles, with collisions involving a semi often ending in catastrophe. An accident in West Virginia under similar circumstances recently led to the apparent wrongful death of four individuals in a minivan.

Running stop signs can lead to fatal motor vehicle accidents

When individuals choose to ride in a car as passengers, they are putting their safety in the hands of another person. These individuals often have no control over the driver's decisions, which has caused many of them to suffer in dangerous motor vehicle accidents. If the driver of the car fails to obey traffic laws, the safety of everyone in the vehicle may be at risk. A recent accident under similar circumstances claimed the lives of two women in West Virginia.

Coal mine accidents claim another life after rock collapses

Coal miners across the country are often forced to face various dangers on the job. Mining companies in West Virginia have made a great deal of progress concerning the safety of employees, but there are still some risks involved in this particular field. While deaths in coal mine accidents have reduced significantly over the years, tragic accidents do occur. A recent accident in another state recently claimed the life of a 33-year-old man.

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

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