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Who is at fault for a personal injury on someone's property?

A loose sidewalk pavement, a slippery floor or a low-hanging doorframe -- these might seem like insignificant flaws on a person's property, but they can actually be very dangerous. Suffering a personal injury on another person's property can have devastating consequences for the victim. Head injuries from a slip and fall, fractures from faulty walkways and more may require just compensation for victims to fully recover. Part of the process of recovering legal recourse is determining exactly who is at fault.

18-wheelers likely to cause personal injury in accidents

Large tractor trailers are seemingly permanent fixtures on West Virginia interstates and highways. These large vehicles can be quite intimidating, and many drivers are familiar with the frightening sensation of one of these trucks passing by. However, this fear is not irrational, as 18-wheelers can cause serious personal injury and even death.

Malfunctioning brakes cause wreck, personal injury

Tractor-trailer companies must provide necessary maintenance to their vehicles. Failing to do so puts everyone on West Virginia roads at risk for serious personal injury. Police believe that faulty brakes contributed to a devastating tractor-trailer accident in which 11 people were injured.

Collision with dump truck leads to personal injury, death

Regular maintenance is an absolute necessity for large trucks that traverse West Virginia roads. Companies that ignore regular upkeep and maintenance put everyone on the road at risk for serious personal injury, often for accidents that could have otherwise been avoided. A blown tire on a dump truck is believed to be responsible for a recent accident that caused at least one death.

Personal injury claims for trucking accidents need special help

Large tractor-trailers are a necessary part of our consumer society. Whether transporting refrigerated food products or reusable merchandise, it is hard to imagine what West Virginia roads might look like without these vehicles. Important as they may be, tractor-trailers also pose serious danger and are sometimes the cause of personal injury in devastating accidents.

The post-accident recovery: what to do and how to act

No one wants to be in a car accident, but this also isn’t necessarily a choice that we get to make all of the time. Sometimes, when we are out on the road, the choice is unfortunately made for us. Another driver is negligent and we suddenly become entangled in a car crash. It doesn’t matter how safe you may be – sometimes there are just negligent drivers out there that will crash into you.

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