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Fatal Tractor-Trailer Crash on West Virginia Turnpike

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

Troopers with the West Virginia Turnpike Detachment investigating a collision on the turnpike determined that an early morning accident on a recent Thursday was fatal.  The crash involved a tractor-trailer.  Continue reading for details about the accident, and contact our experienced West Virginia traffic accident lawyers with any questions or if you have been… Read More »

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West Virginia Dad Sues Rehab Clinic for Hurting Son

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

People struggling with addiction are some of the most vulnerable among us.  When we send a loved one to a clinic for rehabilitation, it is an emotional and difficult process, but at the least we expect to feel secure in knowing that the patient will get better, not worse.  Personnel at rehab clinics, unfortunately,… Read More »

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Car Crash Kills Five-Year-Old Girl in Jefferson County

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A horrific tragedy recently occurred in Jefferson County.  A two-vehicle accident led to the death of a five-year-old girl on a recent Saturday near Charles Town.  Continue reading for the details of the accident, and contact our compassionate and dedicated Martinsburg car accident lawyers if you or a loved one has been injured or… Read More »


Winter-Related Car Accident Kills Moundsville Man on West Virginia Route 2

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

A two-vehicle crash on Route 2 in West Virginia left one Moundsville man dead and other participants injured.  Officials connected the accident in Marshall County to poor weather conditions as snow had started to blanket the area.  Read on for details about the dangers of driving during Winter, and contact a dedicated West Virginia… Read More »

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West Virginia Nursing Home Employee Accused of Abuse & Neglect

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Last month, as we closed out 2018, a West Virginia nursing home employee was arrested on abuse and neglect charges, bringing attention to a troubling epidemic that we need to watch out for and work to stop in the new year. On December 28, West Virginia state police arrested a nursing assistant working at… Read More »

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Federal Administration Rolls Back Oil Train Safety Requirements Based on Faulty Data

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

Under the Trump administration, train safety requirements have been rolled back, as the current data that prompted these changes is said to be faulty. In 2015, Mount Carbon, West Virginia, suffered one of the worst train crashes in modern U.S. history.  A CSX Transportation train hauling 107 cars carrying millions of pounds of crude… Read More »

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Family of Pedestrian Accident Victim Awarded $7.6 Million in Wrongful Death Accident

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

The family of a young woman who was killed in a pedestrian accident has won a claim against the driver who left the scene of the accident that killed her. Learn more about the wrongful death accident in West Virginia, and contact a dedicated West Virginia hit-and-run accident lawyer for help after a car… Read More »

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Rates of Drug and Alcohol Use among Doctors and Nurses Could Affect Error Rate

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

Few professions demand the attention and mental sharpness required of physicians and nurses. The smallest mistakes in calculating a dose or performing a procedure could have lethal consequences for patients. In fact, errors by medical professionals are believed to be the third-leading cause of death in the US. This pressure to perform at such… Read More »

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Deli Meat Manufacturer Recalls 9.1 Tons of Meat and Poultry in Listeria Scare

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, whose deli products are sold in grocery stores and markets such as Kroger, Wegmans, and BJ’s Wholesale Club in states including West Virginia, recently issued a recall for more than 9 tons of pre-cooked deli-sliced meat and poultry products based on a fear that the products were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. … Read More »

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Non-Economic Damages in West Virginia Personal Injury Cases

By Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson |

Personal injury matters such as car accident lawsuits, medical malpractice, and wrongful death suits often have more at stake than just the immediate medical costs associated with the plaintiff’s injury.  There are additional consequences that stem from these injuries, both physical and non-physical, and while no amount of monetary reward can completely make up… Read More »

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