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Why Get an Attorney After a Car Accident?

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

If you were injured in a car accident, you are not legally required to get a lawyer to help out. You can file your claims with your insurance company or the at-fault driver. However, an experienced personal injury lawyer can help ensure that you take all of the steps necessary to recover all of… Read More »

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How Much Money Can You Get from a Car Accident?

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

If you were hurt in a car crash as a result of someone else’s negligence in West Virginia, you are likely entitled to an award of damages. The amount of damages you receive depends on many factors, including the seriousness of the accident, the extent of your injuries, the other driver’s culpability, and your… Read More »

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How Long do You Have to File a Claim for a Car Accident?

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

If you were injured in a car accident, you are likely facing a lot of uncertainty.  You may be dealing with time off of work, mounting medical bills, pain and suffering, disability, or any number of other issues.  Recovering after an accident can be overwhelming, but there are legal issues that need to be… Read More »

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Common Causes of West Virginia Truck Accidents

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

18-wheelers, semis, and other large trucks are a necessary part of U.S. commerce.  Truck drivers, unfortunately, face long hours, boring stretches of empty road between destinations, and high stress.  Freight companies are known to cut costs by omitting safety checks, skipping vehicle equipment upgrades, and encouraging drivers to push past limits on driving hours,… Read More »

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The Undisclosed Dangers of Vaping

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

Smoking electronic cigarettes, or “vaping,” has become increasingly popular in recent years.  Many see vaping products, such as those sold by the company Juul, to be a healthier alternative to traditional cigarettes.  A host of lawsuits around the country against e-cigarette companies have alleged that vaping products are less healthy than advertised and that… Read More »

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Martinsburg Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

A crash involving a motorcycle and another vehicle resulted in a fatality on a recent Wednesday night.  We previously discussed the alarming spate of motorcycle accidents in recent years in West Virginia and across the country.  Learn about the details of the accident below, and contact a West Virginia motorcycle accident attorney if you… Read More »

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Kroger Yellowfin Tuna Recalled After More Than a Dozen Poisoned

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now warning consumers that what they cannot smell or even taste may hurt them when it comes to spoiled seafood.  Several consumers were poisoned after eating yellowfin tuna steaks sold at multiple separate Kroger retail stores in Ohio, leading to a recall of the tuna products… Read More »

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Can I Sue if My Doctor Disobeys My Wishes?

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

A lawsuit recently filed against West Virginia University raises interesting questions about patient consent and the perils of signing consent forms without a full understanding of the document. Learn about the lawsuit below, and contact an experienced West Virginia medical malpractice lawyer if you or a loved one has been injured by physician misconduct…. Read More »

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Harpers Ferry Man Gets Third DUI, Injures Three in Crash

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

Drunk drivers pose a serious threat to everyone on the road. They are a danger to themselves, their passengers, pedestrians, and other drivers. Yet even though we all accept the dangers of drunk drivers, it remains a pervasive problem. Each year, drunk drivers cause nearly 2,000 crashes in West Virginia alone. Across the country,… Read More »

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Pillsbury Flour Recalled in 10 States in E. Coli Scare

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

Hometown Food Company, the company that owns the U.S. rights to multiple Pillsbury branded baking and dessert products, recently issued a huge recall of more than 4,600 cases of its Pillsbury brand flour. The recall is tied to fears about an E. coli outbreak and marks the second time Hometown has recalled a product… Read More »

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