Colleges and universities across the nation are often places where important research and development take place. Laboratories at these institutions allow both students and staff to conduct important work in various fields. West Virginia residents may be among the thousands of Americans who work in a laboratory, and a recent incident proves that a laboratory can be dangerous and serious personal injury can occur.
Across the Mountaineer State, college students are settling in for a new semester on campus. Parents have done their best to warn college-age students about dangers they may face as they strike out on their own, many for the first time. Unfortunately for several students at West Virginia University, a danger no one could have prepared them for has caused serious personal injury, and now families are taking legal action.
West Virginia residents know that there are many kinds of pain. Physical pain and emotional pain can both affect a victim for a lifetime. Now, one father is taking legal action against an amusement park because his son suffered mental and emotional personal injury on the premises.
A traumatic brain injury can unfortunately take a toll on a person's life, not only physically but also emotionally. However, it is possible for people who have suffered this type of personal injury to re-enter today's workforce in West Virginia and elsewhere. Here are a couple of tips to help job seekers with traumatic brain injury.
Many car accidents occur as a result of one driver's failure to obey a traffic light. With so many people in a hurry to reach their destinations, this has become a common occurrence. While many of these traffic violations are uneventful, there is always the potential for disaster. If someone in West Virginia is hurt in a collision involving a negligent driver, a personal injury claim may be filed against the party believed to have been at fault.
When West Virginia parents send their children off to school in a school bus, there is a reasonable expectation that the children will arrive at school and back home safely. Unfortunately for one mother, her son was injured on his bus, and the two of them have recently filed a personal injury lawsuit. The personal injury suit is against the county's Board of Education as well as five individual employees.
Injuries occur every single day. Some are merely accidents due to moments of clumsiness, but others may happen because of the negligence of another party, which can lead to the filing of a personal injury claim. A West Virginia man was recently injured during a shopping trip at a local Walmart and has filed a personal injury suit against the company.
When people see television commercials with cute little polar bears or people of differing nationalities singing on a hillside, they are supposed to think all would be right with the world if everyone would just drink a Coca-Cola. However, one West Virginia woman does not share the warm feelings those commercials portray and has filed a personal injury lawsuit against the company. The personal injury suit was filed after the woman says she was injured by a Coca-Cola delivery driver.
When a person experiences relentless pain, he or she will do just about anything to get relief. A husband and wife have filed a personal injury lawsuit against a West Virginia doctor after he performed the wrong procedure on the husband, who sought to ease the pain he had been experiencing. The personal injury suit named the doctor and his anesthesiology practice as defendants.
West Virginia consumers buy food and drink products based on their perception of how the items should taste. It is quite a surprise when the product does not satisfy the taste buds the way it is supposed to, and finding altered substances can lead to a personal injury lawsuit. A man has filed a personal injury suit because he claims some bottled water he drank contained chemicals comparable to those used in window cleaner.