Auto accident damages are available for victims and family members of lost loved ones. A recent accident in a nearby West Virginia town left one woman dead and a three-year old child later died at the hospital. The car accident claimed two lives and resulted in three others being transported to the hospital; two had major injuries. The driver of the car was one of the individuals transported to the hospital. A West Virginia State Police trooper said that speed was a factor in the crash. The vehicle caught fire following the crash. The accident investigation is on-going.
Motorcycle accidents can have permanent consequences and cause serious injuries for victims. Fortunately, victims may seek help through the legal system.
Motorcycles accidents can result in catastrophic consequences for which victims may wish to seek compensation to help them recover. The same can be said for Huntington families who have lost a loved one under such circumstances.
The loss of a loved one in a truck accident, or any accident, can lead to tremendous emotional and financial stress.
Winter weather conditions emphasize the need for drivers to take extra caution on the roadways in West Virginia.
The inherently dangerous nature of semi truck accidents means that they often result in horrific injuries or death. Those who survive may be able to recover damages for medical expenses, pain and suffering and other harm from the truck driver or his or her employer.
West Virginia and the rest of the states depend mightily on the ribbons of concrete and asphalt that knit our communities together. They are part of the critical infrastructure that gets products from farm, mine and factory to the consumers who provide 70 percent of the nation's economic energy.
Car accidents are an unfortunate occurrence on many roadways. The impact of a car accident can cause life changing injuries to the individuals involved in the accident and to the accident victim's families. West Virginia roads are heavily traveled and have a propensity for car accidents. Recently, the propensity for a car accident came to fruition in a fatal accident.
Last July, a 26-year-old Nutter Fort, West Virginia, man was killed in a truck accident after working a 22-hour shift. Driving back to their company headquarters at the end of the day, he was one of the crew in a company truck and his co-worker fell asleep at the wheel. His widow recently amended a 2011 wrongful death suit against her husband's company. The suit now personally names the company CEO and president, holding her strictly liable.