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WV Nursing Home Injury Law

The decision to place a family member in a nursing facility is never an easy decision. When you place a family member in a nursing home, you expect that loved one will receive the care and attention he or she deserves.   Nursing homes have high overhead costs and can be very expensive.  As...
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Are there caps in medical malpractice cases in West Virginia?

Since 1986, the West Virginia Legislature has “capped” the amount of damages a person may receive for pain and suffering. Initially, the cap was $1 million. In 2003, the Legislature reduced the non-economic caps to $500,000 for those victims who suffer wrongful death, permanent and substantial physical deformity as well as a loss/use of...
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September 24, 2021 in

Fourth lawsuit filed against Kanawha County Board of Education for abuse in special needs classroom.

A fourth lawsuit was filed Friday, September 25, in the ongoing litigation over abuse at Horace Mann Middle School in Charleston, West Virginia. In May, two lawsuits were filed against Kanawha County Board of Education alleging that a teacher and two aides abused special needs children at Horace Mann Middle School.  Anthony Wilson, 45,...
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Salango Law, PLLC recognized by Best Lawyers in America.

Congratulations to Ben Salango for being recognized by his peers as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” for the tenth consecutive year in medical malpractice and personal injury litigation. Also, congratulations to Kristy Salango Smith and Patrick Salango for being recognized by Best Lawyers as “Ones to Watch.” Recognition by Best Lawyers is...
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