WHO IS AT FAULT IN A CAR OR TRUCK CRASH INVOLVING SNOW OR ICE?

December 5, 2014

Winter is coming and with it, car and truck collisions in which the road conditions are a contributing factor to the crash. Clients often ask, who is at fault in one of these car or truck accidents. At Goddard & Wagoner, our car, truck and motorcycle lawyers handle cases in…

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TIPS ON AVOIDING WINTER CAR AND TRUCK ACCIDENTS

December 4, 2014

It is that time of the year again as the season of snow, ice and (hopefully) road salt descends upon us. It seems that every year at this time of the year we see a rash of auto and truck accidents related to wintry road conditions. While some these are…

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WHAT TYPES OF MONEY DAMAGES CAN A MOTORCYCLE, TRUCK OR CAR CRASH VICTIM RECOVER?

September 30, 2014

We regularly represent individuals injured in truck, motorcycle and serious car accidents. Often, our clients are unaware of the nature and type of compensation available to those injured or killed in a collision as a result of another’s wrongdoing. As lawyers, we call this compensation, the measure of damages. Motor…

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THREE MINING DEATHS IN ONE WEEK

May 1, 2013

Despite all of the improvements in coal miner safety in recent years, coal mine workplace accidents continue to occur. Sadly, as the article points out, this was the third mining death in one week. The accident occurred at the Blacksville No. 1 mine in Marion County, West Virginia. Read more…

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WEST VIRGINIA RANKED THE 8TH MOST DANGEROUS STATE TO DRIVE A CAR

May 1, 2013

West Virginia was recently ranked the 8th most dangerous state to drive a car. The criterion were average automobile deaths per 100,000 people. The Mountain State averaged 359 car accident fatalities each year from 2007 to 2009. The overall most dangerous state for auto accidents was Mississippi. Please read more here:…

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GRADES FOR PENNSYLVANIA NURSING HOMES

May 1, 2013

The West Virginia General Legislature is currently considering raising the mandatory minimum amounts of auto insurance coverage. The current mandatory minimum requires only $40,000 per accident and $20,000 per person for bodily injuries. The bill as amended by committee would increase that amount to $50,000 per accident and $25,000 per…

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