Car accidents can happen anywhere and at anytime in West Virginia. While the great majority of accidents yield only property damage and minor injuries, sometimes accidents seriously injure and kill people.
Car accidents in West Virginia, like all other areas of the country, happen daily. No one anticipates being in a car accident, but if one does happen, there are steps that should be taken. Knowing these steps before an accident occurs can help you remain calm during such a traumatic and emotional time.
A husband and wife from a nearby West Virginia community are suing a company and its employee for a car accident that the couple asserts injured the husband. The couple is suing a construction supply company and its employee. The victim was traveling on the roadway in a passenger vehicle when a pickup truck driven by the employee of the construction supply company collided with the victim. The construction supply company owned the pickup truck involved in the car accident that the employee was driving. The accident resulted in injuries to the victim. As a result, the victim is seeking damages based on the injuries suffered.
A recent Cabell area head-on collision sent three people to the hospital. Sissonville Drive at Guthrie Road had to be closed to clear the accident that involved a passenger vehicle and a SUV. A West Virginia Department of Agriculture SUV collided with the passenger vehicle when, police say, according to witnesses, the passenger vehicle crossed over the center line of the roadway. The driver of the SUV and two older women were transported to local hospitals following the accident.
A car accident can impact many lives in an instant, and can result in death, injuries and damages. A West Virginia community recently suffered the loss of two teenagers in a head-on car collision. An 18-year-old driving a pickup truck attempted to pass a car and struck another pickup truck driven by a 17-year-old boy head-on. The 16-year-old passenger in one of the trucks suffered serious injuries but is expected to survive.
Victims of car accidents should remember that help is available to simplify the process of making a claim against a negligent driver who caused the victim's injuries.
Victims, and families of victims, have recourse through the legal system when serious injury or a loved one's death occurs in a car accident.
The future may seem uncertain to car accident victims, however, the legal process seeks to ensure peace of mind and offer help to injured victims.
Car accidents can result in tremendous tragedy which the legal process recognizes and may be able to help with during a difficult time.