The short answer is that it depends on the situation.
Preventable medical errors are a leading cause of serious injuries and death in the Untied States. Most medical malpractice arises from misdiagnoses, surgical complications and medication errors. These types of mistakes can be truly devastating to patients and their families.
We all hear about Workers’ Compensation Insurance and most employers are required to carry it on their employees. But, why is this type of insurance important?
Each year in West Virginia, many emergency room visits are caused by slip and falls. Whether it’s an obvious broken bone, or a less obvious sprain, these injuries can be painful. They can also be expensive – including the emergency room visit and other medical bills and lost wages.
You’ve been involved in a car wreck. Through no fault of your own, your new car is now seriously damaged and is not drivable. The other person’s insurance company has agreed to providing a rental car for you and seem to be concerned with your health. So, you don’t need an attorney, right?
With the change of season comes falling leaves, rain, and slick roadways, as well as other hazards. Preventing wrecks can require a little extra attention during the fall season. Here are some things to remember to keep you and your family safe:
You’ve been in a vehicle wreck…or maybe you were injured in a local business… Whatever the case, you have suffered injuries and/or loss because of the negligence of others. You contact our attorney and decide to hire our firm to represent you. Now, what happens?
For issues involving personal injury or loss, it can be easy to ignore your legal options. But, it is not a good idea to postpone the issues around your case.
You’ve been involved in a wreck, but now what? In the days of social distancing and a worldwide pandemic, it can be tempting to avoid dealing with the other driver. But this is never a good idea, even if there appears to be little or no damage.
Tammy Bowles Raines, Responsible Attorney.
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