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October 2019 Archives

$34 million award in products liability claim re IVC filter

There are many individuals in West Virginia and across the nation who rely on a medical device to assist in the treatment of a major health condition. Should such a device prove defective, there is a chance it could place the well-being of a patient at serious risk. A woman in another state was recently awarded a judgment of $34 million in a products liability lawsuit after a defective inferior vena cava filter caused her to suffer permanent damage.

Motor vehicle accidents: Avoiding a drunk driver

While many individuals in West Virginia and elsewhere may be aware of the dangers of driving while impaired, similar forms of negligence continue to be a major concern. Those who driver while intoxicated could place the safety of everyone nearby at risk and motor vehicle accidents involving similar circumstances can have disastrous results. While spotting a drunk driver in time to avoid a crash might prove challenging at times, there are certain steps a person can take that could reduce the odds of a potentially dangerous scenario.

The potential consequences of motor vehicle accidents

A collision can occur at any given moment and under a multitude of scenarios, and even a seemingly minor incident could pose a threat to the safety of those involved. With the extensive nature of medical expenses and the stress of facing a long road to recovery, Individuals in West Virginia who suffer severe harm in motor vehicle accidents may encounter a variety of hardships in life. While there are a variety of injuries one may suffer in a collision, some tend to be more prevalent than others.

Wrongful death: Head-on crash kills 1 in West Virginia

The average person may give little thought to how stressful and challenging it could be to lose a loved one in a fatal collision. Unfortunately, such an incident could occur at any given moment and under a multitude of circumstances. A recent accident involving as many as three vehicles has led to the apparent wrongful death of a 27-year-old woman in West Virginia.

Motor vehicle accidents: 3 injured in multiple-vehicle crash

When commercial vehicles are involved, a collision that could otherwise end up as a minor incident runs a greater chance of placing the safety of everyone involved at risk. Motor vehicle accidents involving tractor-trailers can have devastating results that could leave those involved with severe injuries and facing a long road to recovery. Three individuals were taken to a hospital with injuries following a recent multiple-vehicle crash involving a commercial vehicle in West Virginia.

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