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May 2019 Archives

Coal mine accidents: Common concerns for miners

While every industry comes with its own level of risk, some fields are inherently more dangerous than others. Individuals in West Virginia who work in fields such as coal mining may face a variety of potential hazards each day. Miners may be able to reduce the chances of suffering injury in coal mine accidents by becoming more aware of the most common scenarios in which these incidents occur.

Motor vehicle accidents: Following safe riding procedures

With warmer temperatures setting in, many individuals in West Virginia and across the nation may be preparing to hit the open road on their motorcycles. For some, these preparations may include tuning their bikes and ensuring they remain in proper working condition. However, riders may also find it essential to seek out tips on how to ride safely and reduce the odds of a collision, as motor vehicle accidents involving motorcycles can have devastating results.

Company paying $1B to settle defective medical device cases

West Virginia patients trust that medical devices and products are safe to use and have been thoroughly tested. Unfortunately, this is not always what happens, and dangerous products are sometimes put on the market. Companies may even allow a defective medical device to be sold despite knowing potential risks. This is what numerous people allege in a case against the company Johnson & Johnson, where it has agreed to pay around $1 billion to settle close to 6,000 cases related to a metal hip replacement.

Motor vehicle accidents: Head-on crash kills 1, injures 2

A recent head-on collision in West Virginia killed one person and left two others in the hospital with serious injuries. Motor vehicle accidents that take place under similar scenarios run the unfortunate risk of placing the well-being of those involved in jeopardy. Such accidents could leave those involved facing a long road to recovery or leave their surviving family members grieving over a sudden and unexpected loss.

Motor vehicle accidents: 2 injured, 1 killed in head-on collision

It can take little more than a couple of seconds for a vehicle to drift through the median and cross into oncoming lanes. Motor vehicle accidents that take place under similar circumstances can be dangerous and could run the risk of leaving everyone involved with serious injuries, or worse. One person died and two more suffered serious injuries in a recent accident that took place in West Virginia.

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