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December 2012 Archives

Man dies from injuries suffered in motorcycle crash

Some accident can go from bad to worse. Motorcycle accidents can result in serious injuries to the driver of the bike, and the injuries could be so severe that they could be fatal. A person riding on a motorcycle does not have all the safety features that the riders within an automobile usually experience. The driver of the motorcycle could be thrown from the bike and put in more serious risk if they land on the roadway where there is oncoming traffic. Motorcycle accidents can be very traumatic and tragic.

Three-car collision injures three

Residents in West Virginia are well aware that the winter season can bring increased traffic and hazardous road conditions. Car accidents can occur at a moments notice and could include numerous vehicles. It is important that drivers reduce speeds for weather conditions and avoid texting while driving. But even in an attempt to avoid a hazard in the road by slowing down or stopping, a driver could in turn cause an accident if the drivers behind them are not aware of the hazard up ahead.

injured after crash involving two tractor-trailers

An accident on the roadway could occur at any time, on any day and on any road. However, the amount of damages resulting from a truck accident can be significantly higher than that resulting from a car crash. A collision involving two trucks not only puts the lives of the drivers and passengers at risk, it usually results in a large accident site that can close roads and pose a risk on other drivers, while emergency crews clear away any debris or hazards from the road.

Head injuries due to falls from defective tree stands

This time of year is not only the season of holidays but also when locals in West Virginia and residents all over the nation enjoy hunting season. Although safety and precaution is usually practiced with this hobby, accidents that cause a head injury could happen while out in the woods. Many times, these accidents occur because of a faulty product. A brain injury is extremely serious and can change the life of the injured. The amount of rehabilitation required in the recovery process can be extensive. It is an emotional process not only for the person who suffered the head injury but also for the loved ones that assist with the long recovery.

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