Research shows that car collisions remain the top cause of visits to the emergency room, hospital stays and deaths tied to head injuries for people between 15 and 34 years of age. Traumatic brain injury in particular constitutes around 30% of injury-related deaths across the United States. However, diagnosing and treating this type of injury is essential for preventing such deaths in West Virginia and elsewhere.
A couple in another state recently claimed that an eatery there caused the husband to suffer injuries on the premises due to the restaurant's negligence. They have thus decided to file a premises liability lawsuit against the company. Likewise, those in West Virginia who are hurt in accidents, such as slip-and-fall accidents, resulting from businesses' carelessness have the right to take legal action.
Some West Virginians may be driving Ford pickup trucks that authorities say are dangerous to operate due to an engine-block heater issue. Officials recently recalled over 130,000 trucks with the goal of repairing their components. These components might have been damaged due to another recall that was made to repair auto defects.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (April 8, 2019) - Bobby Warner and Boyd Warner have been named to the 2018 West Virginia Super Lawyers list, with attorney Andrew Byrd earning the publication's esteemed Rising Star recognition.
When a West Virginia parent makes the trip to the emergency room or to the doctor's office with his or her child, it is with the assumption that he or she will receive quality care from the physician and nurses. This includes receiving a timely and accurate assessment and diagnosis of the problem. When there is a failure to diagnose a medical problem correctly or in a timely manner, it can cause significant harm for patients.