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Distracted driving isn't going away. How can you stay safe?

West Virginia readers know that distracted driving is a significant threat to their safety on the roads. As more vehicles come with distracting in-car features and people become more reliant on their cellphones, it is clear that the issue of distracted motorists is not going away. Accidents occur every day that are the result of a driver who is visually, cognitively and physically distracted.

Property damage following a car accident

Occasionally, we all roll the dice and come up with snake eyes. Sometimes you just can't avoid a problem, and events like car accidents are one of life's surprises. If you suffer property damage as the result of a motor vehicle accident, you may be able to recover the costs of the damage.

Was it a drunk driver or a drowsy driver that caused the crash?

These days, that question may be more relevant than you think. Most West Virginia residents have driven when they were really too tired to do so at one point or another. The fast pace of today's world doesn't really encourage you to get a sufficient amount of sleep.

Tractor-trailer accidents might wreck more than just your car

Trucks are just like cars, only bigger, right? Of course not. While less than 10 percent of fatal accidents involve commercial trucks, trucking accidents nearly always have the potential to be more catastrophic than regular automobile accidents. The vast difference in size between a car or motorcycle and a semi or tractor-trailer means that any injuries suffered in an accident involving trucks tend to be far more serious, if not fatal.

Rightful compensation after the wrongful death of a loved one

If you lost a loved one in an accident, you are not only dealing with significant emotional trauma, but you are also likely dealing with financial losses and other hardships as well. An unexpected death never affects just one area of life, but it can impact various areas in multiple ways.

Common car accident injuries can leave you with serious neck pain

It only takes a few seconds for a car accident to change your life forever. Even some of the most common types of accident injuries can have a painful and long-term impact on your life, and it can take months or even longer to fully recover from the consequences of your accident.

The lost art of falling down

Did you know there is a science to falling? Physical therapists say small children demonstrate some of the best ways to fall, just allowing themselves to drop without worrying about injury. Eventually, people do become afraid of hurting themselves and exercise caution as they walk. Of course, if someone's negligence creates a dangerous situation, you may end up falling anyway.

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