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Who is liable for your slip-and-fall accident?

In West Virginia, is a property owner responsible for injuries suffered in a slip-and-fall accident that occurred on his or her property? It is reasonable to suggest that you may hold the owner liable for your pain and suffering, but determining liability and proving fault can be a complicated process.

Will you land on your feet after a spinal cord injury?

A serious accident can turn your world upside down in a matter of seconds. Those first days seem like a whirlwind of doctors, nurses and information that you might not quite understand. Your doctor told you that you suffered an incomplete spinal cord injury, but understanding what that actually means might be a challenge.

Injured in an accident? Allow police reports to work for you

Serious injuries after a car accident may lead you to experiencing a myriad of financial and physical difficulties. Though your insurance may cover some of the expenses resulting from your needed medical care and other damages, you may need to take further legal steps if your injuries require extensive medical attention. Luckily, you have the option of filing a personal injury claim against the party considered at fault.

Will drivers soon be forced to put their phones down?

Distracted driving has caught the attention of safety officials around the nation. The issue has been on the rise in the past few years, resulting in climbing traffic fatalities. Eight people die and 1,161 people are injured every day due to distracted drivers in this country. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reacted to these sobering numbers with a new suggestion.

The Statute of Limitations

Symptoms from an injury can sometimes take longer to appear, regardless of whether the injury was from a motor vehicle accident, a fall from slipping on pavement or from a faulty product. When you suffer an injury due to someone else's negligence, you may have a claim for damages, compensation or both. However, you only have a certain amount of time in which you can make your claim and that time limit may be different depending on the type of injury claimed.

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