winter car accidents

Tips for Avoiding Winter Car Accidents

West Virginia is one of the most dangerous states in the country for drivers. And to make matters worse, this danger only increases during the winter months. Therefore, it’s important to have a plan in place to stay safe while driving in West Virginia during the winter. In this article, we discuss...
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texting and driving

The Dangers of Texting and Driving

One of the first things every new driver is taught is to always stay focused on the road. Unfortunately, however, since the advent of smartphones, drivers have found this increasingly difficult to do. It’s not uncommon to see a driver speeding down the road with his or her head buried in a...
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Pedestrian Deaths Are on the Rise

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), approximately 7000 pedestrians were killed in automobile crashes in 2019.  This is the highest number of pedestrian deaths in over 30 years. Although it’s difficult to pinpoint the reason for the increase, the GHSA believes it may be related to the growing use of...
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coal mining

What Causes Coal Mining Accidents?

Coal mining isn’t just one of the country’s most dangerous jobs—it’s one of the most dangerous professions in our nation's history. Although innovations in technology and safety regulations have improved things, coal miners are still frequently injured in coal mining accidents. Over the past decade, approximately 500 people have died in coal...
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How Common is Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect?

Placing a loved one in a nursing home can be tough. However, once the decision has been made, families expect their loved ones to be treated with respect and dignity. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. In fact, nursing home abuse is extremely common throughout the United States. Just look at these...
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