December 18, 2023 in

What is West Virginia’s Graduated Driver’s License Program?

In an effort to aid young rivers in developing safe driving skills and being able to pass the driver’s license requirements for the state, West Virginia’s Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has implemented a program called the Graduated Driver’s Licensing (GDL). The program aims to make WV a safe place to drive. The Charleston...
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December 4, 2023 in

Avoiding DUIs During the Holidays 

Social activities during the holidays are often more frequent than at other times of the year. The holidays can bring work parties, gatherings with friends, and special time spent with families. This can often lead to social events where alcoholic beverages are enjoyed. During this time of year, particularly, the authorities have their eyes...
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November 20, 2023 in

Can You Sue After Signing a Liability Waiver in West Virginia?

When you engage in activities with a company, you may be asked to sign a waiver of liability. For example, you may sign a waiver of liability if you are using a fitness center. What happens if an injury occurs there? Does that mean you cannot sue? Specifically, can you sue after signing a...
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November 3, 2023 in

How Pre-Existing Conditions Affect an Injury Claim

When you are in an accident caused by someone else, you expect them to pay your costs – including any medical bills you have. However, if you have pre-existing conditions, that can impact your injury claim in some situations. Insurance companies will not cover any losses not directly related to the accident, so how...
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