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28 Nov 2022

By Jividen Law Offices, PLLC

In Personal Injury

What Are Compensatory vs. Punitive Damages?

When someone comes into our law office after being injured in an accident, one of their first questions is, “How much is my case worth?” There is no simple answer to this question because every personal injury case is unique....

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27 Oct 2022

By Jividen Law Offices, PLLC

In Personal Injury

How Much Can You Get for Pain and Suffering in West Virginia?

How do you put a price on the physical and emotional pain of an accident? From a personal perspective, you can’t. Your pain and suffering are real, yet they are also intangible and specific to your situation. But to win...

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12 Jul 2022

By Jividen Law Offices, PLLC

In workplace injuries

OSHA Cites the Most Common Violations in 2021

Federal law authorizes the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to enforce workplace safety standards to ensure that working men and women have safe workplaces. OSHA conducts on-site inspections of worksites to enforce federal laws that are intended to prevent workplace...

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26 May 2022

By Jividen Law Offices, PLLC

In Car Accident

Seatbelt Laws in West Virginia

West Virginia adopted its seatbelt law in 1983. Under this law, the driver and any occupant younger than 18 years old must wear a seatbelt in a vehicle designed for 15 or fewer passengers. There are exceptions for Postal Service...

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24 May 2022

By Jividen Law Offices, PLLC

In Car Accident

Eating and Drinking While Driving in West Virginia

If you live or travel in West Virginia, you probably know that state law prohibits texting or using handheld phones while driving. But do you know whether the state’s distracted driving laws prohibit eating behind the wheel, too? No, it’s...

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7 Apr 2022

By Jividen Law Offices, PLLC

In Car Accident

Can You Still Make A Car Accident Injury Claim If You Weren’t Wearing A Seat Belt?

If you were injured in a car accident in West Virginia, you could be entitled to file a claim against the driver who caused the accident. A successful claim could provide you with compensation for losses like medical expenses, lost...

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23 Mar 2022

By Jividen Law Offices, PLLC

In Personal Injury

How Social Media Can Hurt Your Personal Injury Claim

Social media has become so much a part of our lives that many people are comfortable sharing personal information and photographs on the internet. When it comes to personal injury cases, your social media posts and online updates can come...

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15 Feb 2022

By Jividen Law Offices, PLLC

In Car Accident

How to Obtain an Accident Report in West Virginia

If you are ever in a car accident, you should immediately report it to the police if you are able to do so. When police respond to a car accident, they conduct a preliminary investigation and file a report that...

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10 Feb 2022

By Jividen Law Offices, PLLC

In Car Accident

Street Lighting and Car Accidents

Street lighting plays a critical role in helping prevent car accidents, even if it’s something most drivers don’t usually think about. Without adequate lighting, it’s much more difficult for drivers to see potential hazards on the road, road signs, other...

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20 Jan 2022

By Jividen Law Offices, PLLC

In Personal Injury

How Hard Is It to Prove Medical Malpractice in WV?

Many doctors in West Virginia provide attentive care to their patients. But even good doctors can make mistakes such as failing to order the proper diagnostic tests and as a result cause preventable harm to a patient. Sometimes, doctors commit...

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