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October 2017 Archives

Dangerous medical devices can lead to products liability claims

Many individuals in West Virginia and elsewhere rely on medical devices to assist in the treatment of a variety of conditions. Should a medical device prove defective or dangerous, the health of a patient could be placed at significant risk. Individuals who suffer harm due to such a device may be entitled to compensation, and many could choose to pursue it through a products liability claim.

Motor vehicle accidents: Roadside worker struck by vehicle

Individuals who perform roadside work may face a multitude of hazards while on the job. With less in the way of protective barriers to protect against collision, motor vehicle accidents that occur under similar circumstances can be devastating. A mower for the West Virginia state Division of Highways recently suffered a serious head injury after he was struck by another vehicle.

Motor vehicle accidents: Crash at intersection injures 2, kills 1

Even with the implementation of traffic signals and signs, intersections remain a hot spot for dangerous collisions. Many motor vehicle accidents occur when one driver fails to adhere to these indicators, and the ramifications of such negligence can be devastating. A recent accident at an intersection in West Virginia has left two individuals with injuries, while another reportedly died shortly after.

Coal mine accidents: 1 dead after being struck by slab of coal

Mining companies and officials in West Virginia and elsewhere are constantly coming up with new ways to increase workplace safety. Despite these efforts, coal mine accidents continue to be a significant concern, leaving many families to grieve the untimely loss of a loved one. An incident at a coal mine in another state recently claimed the life of a man who was reportedly crushed by a slab of coal.

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