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August 2014 Archives

Motorcycle and ATV crash in West Virginia, injuring one

Residents in West Virginia often witness various types of vehicles being driven on and off the roadways. While it is common to note automobiles, pickup truck and semi-trucks, smaller vehicles such as motorcycles and recreational vehicles are also driven throughout the state. Although these vehicles could be operated safely, these smaller vehicles do pose some major risks to their drivers and passengers. Even when a helmet or safety gear is worn, if a collision occurs, it is likely that the occupants will suffer serious injuries or could be killed.

What are the warning signs of a brain injury following a crash?

Following an automobile accident, the victims involved could suffer greatly even if the collision was not serious. Some injuries can go undetected initially, such as head trauma. A victim might not develop signs or symptoms until hours, days or even weeks following the crash. This is why it is important to get assessed following a car accident in order to rule out this serious injury.

Investigation ongoing for two-car crash injuring one

When a driver in West Virginia is negligent, distracted or reckless, they put several lives at risks. Although some accidents could be deemed simply an accident, several automobile accidents are a result of a negligent act of a driver. Such negligence could easily lead to a collision that could involve numerous vehicles and victims. Moreover, the unsuspecting victims could suffer serious injuries or even death due to the actions of the driver at fault.

Oklahoma company cited for fatal work accident in West Virginia

It is not uncommon for minor incidents to occur in the workplace, especially in industries that carryout more dangerous work. Employees are often aware of the risks and dangers present in their occupation and employers often diligently safeguard their employees by providing proper training and safety equipment to prevent and reduce accidents. Unfortunately, though, this is not always the case. When a fatal work accident occurs, it is crucial that the cause and liability is understood so future occurrences can be avoided.

One killed and four injured in rear-end collision

There are a lot of responsibilities for drivers when they are behind the wheel of a vehicle. It should be common sense to follow the rules of the road, but some drivers fail to uphold the standard duty of care while they are driving. Whether it is speeding, following too closely, failing to yield or texting while driving, these negligent acts could result in a serious automobile accident that could cause victims to be seriously injured or even lose their life.

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