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.
Construction zones can cover miles and miles or roadway and cause significant delays in traffic at times. Companies must generally provide signs informing drivers of upcoming traffic delays to allow them ample time to adjust their speed accordingly. Should a driver fail to notice a slow in traffic, the results could be devastating. A recent rear-end collision that took place in a construction zone in West Virginia has reportedly led to the apparent wrongful death of a 38-year-old woman.
By choosing to ride in the passenger seat of a car, an individual could be placing his or her safety in the hands of another party. Should a fatal collision occur, in which the driver is deemed at fault, the family members of the deceased may wish to pursue restitution through a wrongful death claim. A recent accident in West Virginia claimed the life of a 32-year-old man and left the driver facing accusations of impairment.