Car Accident

Common Car Accident Claim Questions

Car accidents occur frequently in West Virginia, and many of them involve property damage, injuries, or both. Sometimes car accidents are deadly; in 2019, there were 247 fatal car crashes in West Virginia, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.  If you are involved in a car accident, you’ll need to file an insurance…

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What Are Common Causes of Car Accidents?

West Virginia can be a dangerous place for motorists. A recent study looked at population and motor vehicle fatality data in 2018 and placed West Virginia in the top ten states for dangerous roads. In West Virginia, there were 16.34 traffic fatalities for every 100,000 people in 2018. The national average was around 12 fatalities…

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Should You Sue After a Truck Accident in West Virginia?

Data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) show that thousands of people in the United States die in truck accidents every year, and tens of thousands more are injured. In 2017 in West Virginia alone, 47 large trucks and 351 other vehicles were involved in fatal large-truck collisions. These numbers do not account…

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Steps to Take After a Motor Vehicle Collision

Unfortunately, West Virginia ranks as the eighth most dangerous state for drivers, according to a study conducted by Esurance, an auto insurer. The state’s mountainous terrain and winding rural roads present serious challenges for drivers. At the same time, vehicle and pedestrian traffic in Charleston, Huntington and other cities increase the chances of a collision occurring at…

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How Medical Expenses Are Handled After a Car Accident

You should seek medical attention immediately after a serious accident. Of course, with medical care comes a series of bills that you will need to cover. There’s a common misconception that an injured person’s bills will be directly paid by the party who caused the accident, or even by an attorney. Although it is true…

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