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Automated Driving Systems Come with Risks

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

A recent crash in Utah has drawn renewed attention to potential safety concerns with vehicle automation systems. Specifically, experts question whether drivers understand the continued need to remain engaged in the driving process, even while automation systems are running. Read on to learn more about this issue, and contact our Martinsburg personal injury attorneys… Read More »

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Doctors’ Association Issues Updates to Recommendations on Safe Car Seat Use

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

No matter how careful a driver you are, one of the most dangerous things your child does on a regular basis is take rides in the car. Car accidents are a leading cause of injury and death for small children. By carefully installing and using car seats, parents and child guardians may be able… Read More »

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The Growing Danger of Drugged Drivers

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

Driving while high has always been seen as dangerous. But now that drug-impaired driving is rapidly moving to overtake drunk driving as the biggest risk to drivers on U.S. roads, we must be more responsible than ever with drug use.  A recent study from the Governor’s Highway Safety Association found that nearly half of… Read More »

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Martinsburg Woman Charged With DUI After Four-Vehicle Crash

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

A Martinsburg woman has been charged with driving under the influence (DUI) causing serious bodily injury and related traffic offenses after she caused a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 81 in April.  Read on to learn about the accident, and contact an experienced West Virginia car accident attorney with any questions about alcohol or drug-related… Read More »

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West Virginia Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement Signed by Daughter Found Valid

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

A recent opinion from the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals could affect the ability of many nursing home residents around the country to sue for abuse, neglect, negligence, or for any other reason.  Read on to learn about the case and contact an experienced West Virginia nursing home abuse lawyer with any additional… Read More »

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West Virginia Crash Caused by Construction Company With History of Crashes, Violations

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

A water tanker truck recently caused a multiple-vehicle crash leading to the deaths of two Harrison County locals.  According to a report by The Exponent Telegram, the company operating the truck has been involved in a series of accidents since at least November.  Continue reading to learn about the accidents, and contact our experienced… Read More »

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Federal Court Finds Medicare Beneficiary’s Estate Has Standing to Sue Under Medicare Secondary Payer Act

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

Plaintiffs in medical malpractice lawsuits won a recent victory in the federal appellate court that covers West Virginia.  Continue reading to learn about how you can sue for late payments and reimbursements to Medicare under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and contact an experienced medical malpractice attorney with any questions. Plaintiff wins medical malpractice… Read More »

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Drunk Driver Causes Multiple-Vehicle Crash on I-81

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

A South Carolina man was arrested this week after causing a multiple-vehicle accident on Interstate 81 in West Virginia.  Read on for more about the accident and drunk driving in West Virginia, and contact an experienced car accident lawyer if you are injured in an accident. Drunk driver crashes heading the wrong direction on… Read More »

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Roadway Deaths Related to Speeding Equal to Those Caused by Drunk Driving, Study Shows

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

There are many driving behaviors that can have catastrophic consequences not only for the dangerous drivers themselves, but also for the innocent people with whom they share the road. While some reckless driving behaviors are rightly viewed with social disapproval for being dangerous, others that are equivalently unsafe are given a pass. One example… Read More »

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Deadlines and Damage Caps for West Virginia Medical Malpractice Cases

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

For anyone injured due to medical malpractice in West Virginia, there are several deadlines to keep in mind to avoid missing out on damages rightfully owed.  Read on to learn about these deadlines and other medical malpractice laws specific to West Virginia, and contact a knowledgeable West Virginia medical malpractice attorney if you have… Read More »

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