Some of the worst news a family can receive is that their loved one has passed away in a sudden car crash. Unfortunately, one family recently received this news in West Virginia after a car accident that took place there on a recent Sunday -- one of two crashes that occurred along Interstate 79 that weekend. When a fatal accident occurs because of another person's carelessness behind the wheel, the family may have the right to hold the at-fault person accountable in a civil lawsuit.
An accident recently occurred in West Virginia, leaving multiple people with injuries. In a similar situation, the victims of a car accident have the right to seek to hold accountable the driver deemed at fault in the crash. Even though monetary compensation cannot reverse the injuries caused by a car crash, it can help injured parties to move forward after an accident.
Head-on collisions are some of the most dangerous types of crashes, particularly when they occur in swiftly moving traffic on a highway. The sudden impact at high speeds can easily lead to severe incapacitating injuries or even death. One woman in West Virginia recently lost her life in this type of car wreck.
Suffering injuries in a West Virginia vehicle collision can be quickly change a person's life. The injuries may not only be painful physically, but they can lead to financial difficulties due to the expense of medical treatment. The injuries stemming from a car wreck may also cause financial issues at home by preventing a person from continuing to work as he or she heals.
One minute, a person can walk and enjoy the full use of his or her body. A accident, whether in West Virginia or elsewhere, can take that all away in an instant. Falls and car accidents can sometimes lead to spinal cord injury, and the consequences can be life-altering. In one out-of-state case, a settlement has been approved in connection with a lawsuit involving an injury that occurred while trying to rescue a wayward hiker.
Technology in medicine has dramatically evolved in recent years, thus revolutionizing how doctors diagnose and treat patients in West Virginia and other parts of the United States. One type of technology introduced within the past few years, in particular, is a scan machine called the SPECT-CT. With it, doctors can diagnose any new spinal cord injury that has occurred in someone who was previously diagnosed with damage to the spinal cord.
People with spinal cord injuries often feel as though their lives will remain forever impacted by the incident that led to their injuries in West Virginia, whether it is a car accident or a slip-and-fall incident. However, new research could drastically impact treatment of spinal cord injury. Scientists recently identified an immune response that takes place after one's central nervous system has suffered an injury.
When people lose their lives or are injured in a vehicle collision, the individuals' families and the communities in which they live are understandably impacted. Two people's families and communities recently received word of a West Virginia car accident that led to one death and one injury. The accident happened on a recent Wednesday.
One young woman died and three other individuals were injured in a recent West Virginia crash involving two vehicles. The car accident took place on a Monday night in late December. According to reports, the collision occurred about an hour northwest of Charleston.
An accident involving two people recently took the life of a woman in West Virginia. The car accident took place on a Friday at a little past 1 a.m., according to police. It happened in the area of Interstate 64.