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Woman files lawsuit after car wreck in West Virginia

| Apr 26, 2014 | Car Accidents

If a person suffers injuries in a West Virginia car crash, the situation may traumatize the individual both emotionally and physically. The victim might be outraged if the accident stemmed from another driver’s failure to abide by road rules. When there is confirmation that driver negligence was a causal factor in the car wreck, the victim may be reimbursed for monetary damages resulting from the accident, which can help him or her to move on.

One woman recently filed a civil lawsuit following a vehicle accident. In this case, the woman claims that she was driving north on a West Virginia highway. At that time, the lawsuit states that a man who was driving a company vehicle tried to turn illegally.

This cause the woman to have a wreck, according to the complaint. The man was driving a vehicle belonging to Radabaugh Trucking and was on the job at the time. The woman is seeking financial damages in light of the situation.

In this case, the woman has exercised her right to file a claim against both the man and his employer, seeking financial damages that can cover medical costs and other expenses linked to the car wreck. In order for the plaintiff to win her case, however, it will be necessary for her to establish in a West Virginia civil court that the crash and any injuries resulting from it were due to the negligent behavior of one or more parties named in the lawsuit. The civil court will ultimately decide claims for financial damages if and only when it finds that one or more defendants are liable in the accident.

Source: The West Virginia Record, “Auto accident results in lawsuit“, Whitney Brakken, April 16, 2014