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When insurance fails: Bad faith denials

Imagine making monthly payments for an insurance policy for years. You have paid thousands of dollars in an attempt to manage risk. You have a contract that says that in return for regular payments, your insurance will cover you in the event of an accident. In other words, your insurance provider will compensate you for damages.

Recognizing 5 common signs of elder abuse in parents

Your parents may have gone to a nursing home after a stroke, due to old age or due to a number of other factors. Regardless of the reason, you want to make sure they're taken care of appropriately. Since your parents have a hard time communicating with you, you're unsure of how to know that they're cared for. Fortunately, there are physical and emotional signs to look for that can help you identify nursing home abuse.

Two-car collision results in car being cut open to free injured

Accidents can happen at anytime and anywhere in Easton. Drivers are not always aware of their surroundings, which could result in an accident. Intersections can be very busy, and when a driver is not paying attention or is on their phone calling or texting, they may not notice a sign or a signal. This could cause a car accident, resulting in serious injuries and severe damage to the vehicles involved.

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.

Motorcycle accident kills one and injures several

The fall season can still bring warm weather to locals in West Virginia and its surrounding region. This means that residents still have time to ride their motorcycles before having to store them away for winter. Motorcycle accidents can be very severe and frequently result in serious injuries or fatalities. Drivers should always be attentive, aware of vehicles nearby and use caution when changing lanes. It is always essential for drivers to watch their speeds, be aware of road conditions and follow posted signs.

Victims of traumatic brain injury experience lasting effects

When a person suffers head injury, it can change his or her life and the lives of family members forever. West Virginia University has an Injury Control Research Center that looks at Traumatic Brain Injury causes and long term needs for people who have suffered a brain injury from workplace, car or other accidents.

West Virginia man injured in summer traffic pile-up

Summer, or as some call it, "towing season," has arrived. May West Virginia drivers are out pulling boats, campers and trailers down the highways in their adventures across the state. However, those vehicles may require additional precautions.

Motorcyclists ride through West Virginia to raise support for TBI

You probably were aware that bike helmets may save lives and minimize traumatic brain injuries. However, you may not have known that for children in West Virginia under the age of 14, it is also the law.

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