Drunk driving continues to be one of the leading causes of major collisions and the fallout of such incidents can have a devastating impact on the lives of everyone involved. Motor vehicle accidents involving impaired drivers have a higher chance of leaving those nearby with life-altering injuries or forcing surviving family members to mourn the unexpected loss of someone dear. A recent crash involving a suspected drunk driver has injured three people and led to the apparent wrongful death of a mother and her unborn child 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.
Riding as a passenger with a driver who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs is never advisable. However, in some cases a person might not actually be aware of the presence of impairment, and since the individual has little control over what happens next, he or she could end up suffering the consequences of another party's decisions. A recent single-vehicle accident has reportedly led to the apparent wrongful death of a passenger in West Virginia.
Upon visiting a medical facility for treatment, patients in West Virginia and elsewhere generally expect to receive a certain standard of care. Unfortunately, this might not always be what is provided, as medical errors continue to be a growing concern. Families who lose someone close due to medical negligence may wish to pursue restitution through a wrongful death claim, but they might need guidance in the process.
During times of inclement weather, remaining in control of a motor vehicle can be substantially more challenging. Those who fail to slow down during winter weather conditions may unfortunately place the safety of others in harm's way in the process. A recent accident that took place during similar conditions has led to the apparent wrongful death of two women in West Virginia.
A head-on collision is dangerous under any circumstances. However, when a motorcycle is involved, a head-on crash runs the unfortunate chance of turning deadly. A recent collision between a motorcycle and a truck that took place in West Virginia has led to the apparent wrongful death of a 51-year-old motorcycle rider.
Motorcycles are significantly smaller than other vehicles and are thus more difficult to spot out on the road, especially at night. While these vehicles may come equipped with lights and indicators to increase visibility, if the driver of a motor vehicle fails to notice the presence of a motorcycle rider, the family of the victim could be forced to mourn an apparent wrongful death. A 38-year-old man reportedly suffered fatal injuries during a recent accident involving a motorcycle and truck in West Virginia.
Although many motorcyclists may choose to proceed with caution around other drivers, some may find it difficult to respond to certain scenarios in time to avoid collision. Accidents involving motorcycles can be devastating incidents that could leave a family mourning over a sudden and unexpected loss. A recent collision between a motor vehicle and motorcycle has led to the apparent wrongful death of a man in West Virginia.
As warmer weather sets in, many individuals may choose to make a motorcycle their primary means of transportation. While there could be a variety of benefits associated with a similar form of travel, there may also be certain levels of risk involved, as motorcycles offer less in the way of protection during an accident. A recent collision involving a truck and a motorcycle in West Virginia has led to the apparent wrongful death of a 77-year-old man.
While walking or standing near traffic may have inherent risks, those who stand within the interior of a building may feel safe behind its walls. However, these protective barriers may only provide a certain extent of safety, and a fast moving vehicle that veers off course could still create an unfortunate scenario. A recent accident in which a driver crashed into a bingo hall has left several with injuries and led to the apparent wrongful death of a woman in West Virginia.