Are West Virginia’s Anti-Texting Laws Working?

West Virginia banned texting while driving in 2012, making it the 36th state to pass legislation in an attempt to curb auto accidents caused by distracted driving. However, a new study from the University of Milwaukee-Wisconsin suggests that texting bans passed after 2008 have been largely ineffective. If you or a loved one has been...
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Common Causes for Truck Accidents in West Virginia

No matter what its cause, when you are injured in a West Virginia truck accident, you may be entitled to significant compensation. The best way to determine if you are due compensation is with the help of an experienced truck accident attorney. Your West Virginia truck accident attorney can investigate your accident, identify all...
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Unions and Mining Accidents

According to a recent study performed by a Stanford University law professor, union coal mines are statistically safer than non-union mining operations. The professor found that there were significantly less serious mining injuries and deaths at underground mines where the employees were members of the United Mine Works union. The report was published by the...
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Can Debt Collectors Call Me at Work?

If you have been unable to make payments on a debt and it goes into default, creditors will sometimes hire an outside agency to collect the debt on their behalf. These third party agencies are known as “debt collectors.” Under federal law, they are required to abide by the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act...
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