West Virginia Injury Law

What is a personal injury or negligence claim?  Personal injury or negligence is a legal term for a physical and/or emotional injury.  Many times it is referred to physical pain and mental suffering. This may be caused by medical malpractice, nursing home abuse or neglect, automobile accidents, trucking accidents, or school abuse.   What types of damages are available in a personal...
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June 14, 2021 in

What is the Procedure for Medical Malpractice Cases in West Virginia?

Simple medical mistakes can cause major injuries. Whether it was a surgeon not paying attention, a nurse who gives the wrong medication, or a doctor who is under the influence of drugs or alcohol, medical errors can and do occur every day in West Virginia.   Medical malpractice cases are controlled by a statute known...
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June 7, 2021 in

Proving Medical Malpractice Claims in West Virginia

Medical errors are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Medical errors often lead to catastrophic injuries and death.  Different issues can lead to a medical malpractice lawsuit. A medical malpractice claim could, for example, result from a surgical error or misdiagnosis. Here are some of the top reasons for...
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June 1, 2021 in

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim in West Virginia

The death of a loved one is difficult. Even more difficult is when the death is a result of someone else’s carelessness. In those instances, West Virginia law recognizes that a claim may be brought to recover damages for wrongful death. To do this, you’ll need an experienced injury lawyer.  After the death of a...
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