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December 6, 2021 in

Board of Education Liability for Abuse of Special Needs Students.

County Boards of Education are responsible for the safety of all students while at school. This includes children will autism and other special needs. Schools with special needs students must train their staff on the issues and difficulties these students face. Schools must also monitor the staff to make sure the children are treated...
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What to do if your loved one was injured in a nursing home.

West Virginia has the third oldest population in America.  Placing a family member in a nursing home is a difficult decision. Families depend on nursing homes to provide competent care to their loved ones.  Unfortunately, nursing homes frequently cut corners and cause injuries to patients.  When a loved one is injured in a nursing...
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November 11, 2021 in

First lawsuit filed in Holz Elementary Special Needs Abuse Cases

The first civil lawsuit has been filed against the Kanawha County Board of Education and a now former Holz Elementary School teacher, Nancy Boggs, who is under criminal investigation for allegedly abusing students in her self-contained special needs classroom. Plaintiffs Craig and Beth Bowden filed the lawsuit on behalf of their son, T.B., a nine...
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Birth injuries and medical malpractice claims in West Virginia

Having a baby is supposed to be the happiest days of your life. Unfortunately, sometimes the carelessness of healthcare providers results in an infant suffering a birth injury.  In those circumstances, the parents may be able to pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital or doctor who delivered the baby. In West Virginia,...
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