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July 2014 Archives

Family of accident victim may be owed wrongful death compensation

The West Virginia family of a woman killed in a car accident could be owed wrongful death compensation from General Motors. Readers are likely aware of the controversy surrounding the American automaker as details emerge regarding ignition switch defects. These defects have caused numerous fatal accidents and have spurred a number of wrongful death lawsuits across the country.

Personal injury claims possible after using unsafe food product

A potentially harmful and unregulated food product has come to national attention and could lead to possible personal injury claims as well. This product is known as caffeine powder and is thought to be the source behind the recent death of one young person. Dangerous, unregulated and untested food products such as this could lead to serious physical problems or even death. Consequently, personal injury claims could be filed against the makers and retailers of these types of products.

Couple seeks personal injury compensation after bus accident

A couple from the Oak Hill area of West Virginia has filed a personal injury lawsuit after a car accident that involved a school bus. The woman was reportedly driving when her vehicle was struck from behind by a school bus. The woman and her husband claim that she has suffered from injuries to the neck and back and filed the lawsuit to seek personal injury compensation and other damages.

Loose loads could cause tragic motor vehicle accidents

A tragic accident in West Virginia serves as a reminder of the risk of trucks with unsecured loads and possible motor vehicle accidents that can occur. This accident took place when a semi-truck lost part of its load, which then struck a motorcycle. While motor vehicle accidents are rarely caused by malicious intent, it is still the responsibility of truck drivers to ensure that the loads which they carry do not pose a risk to other drivers.

Personal injury claim filed after bulldozer accident

A West Virginia man has filed a personal injury lawsuit after suffering injuries from a bulldozer accident. The man claims that he was asked by his employer to drive a bulldozer that was unsafe, therefore placing him at risk for an accident. The personal injury suit states that the man is seeking a certain amount of damages to cover his pain and suffering.

Wrongful death suit filed against hospital and doctor

A Bluefield hospital and doctor are facing a wrongful death lawsuit for allegedly failing to properly treat a condition. According to the lawsuit, this lack of proper care ultimately led to the untimely death of a patient. The wrongful death suit seeks compensation for pain, suffering and damages endured because of the apparent inaction of the medical professional and hospital.

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