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DUI suspected in crash that leads to apparent wrongful death

Individuals who choose to operate a vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs run a greater risk of creating dangerous scenarios. Motor vehicle accidents involving impaired drivers can have devastating outcomes and those who encounter such negligence may be left with little chance of escaping to safety. A recent collision involving the suspected presence of impairment has reportedly led to the apparent wrongful death of a man in West Virginia.

Wrongful death: Crash claims life of motorcycle rider

Many avid bike riders may be aware of the risks they face and feel it vital to take every possible measure to stay safe while riding. Unfortunately, some scenarios may be nearly impossible to react to and avoid, and accidents involving motorcycles have a higher chance of leaving a rider with severe injuries, or worse. A recent collision involving a motorcycle and motor vehicle has led to the apparent wrongful death of a motorcycle rider in West Virginia.

Wrongful death: Charges filed in crash that killed cyclist

It is no secret that individuals who travel via bicycle do not have the same level of protective barriers afforded to those who ride in a motor vehicle. As such, what appears to be a healthy alternative form of travel can be somewhat hazardous at times and cyclists run greater risk of suffering serious or fatal harm should a collision occur. According to reports, a driver is facing multiple charges following a recent collision that led to the apparent wrongful death of a 37-year-old cyclist in West Virginia.

Wrongful death: Crash claims lives of woman and her unborn child

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.

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.

Wrongful death: 1 dies in crash involving suspected drunk driver

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.

Wrongful death: Medical errors remain a major concern

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.

Wrongful death: Collision claims lives of 2 in West Virginia

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.

Wrongful death: Collision involving motorcycle and truck kills 1

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.

Wrongful death: 1 dies in crash between motorcycle and truck

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.

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