The basis of a personal injury case comes down to two factors: who is the person who is responsible and what damages need to be compensated. In most types of accidents, there are injuries but what if it is a major personal injury? However it happens, the law allows you to recover damages from … [Read more...]
Bad Weather Increases Slip and Fall Accidents
Winter weather is still here in West Virginia, and spring is not right around the corner. Until then, it’s important to be on guard for the higher risk of slip and fall accidents in Charleston. West Virginia’s winters are cold and snowy we can see low 30s in the daytime and in the teens after … [Read more...]
What Is A Personal Injury?
If you’ve been in nearly any kind of accident, you’ve probably heard the term “personal injury.” Mostly associated with auto accidents, personal injury can actually be associated with nearly any type of accident that is caused by another person’s negligence. So personal injury means physical … [Read more...]
Attacked in My Gated Community
Gated communities are popular throughout the United States, including here in Charleston, West Virginia. These exclusive neighborhoods boast less traffic, a stronger sense of community, amenities, and more security than even the most expensive areas not defined by a perimeter. If you are concerned … [Read more...]
Can I Sue My Employer If Hurt On The Job?
Getting hurt at work, particularly in the mining industry, can easily become a frustrating experience. You may wonder can I sue my employer since I was hurt on the job or what if I can't' return to work-how will I support myself and my family? Most employers in the Mountain State are required to … [Read more...]
Who Is Responsible For a Premises’ Conditions?
When you are hurt on another person’s property, it's governed by the field of law known as premises liability. Determining who is responsible or liable for a premises' conditions is part of this area of law. Premises liability covers everything from an accident in someone's home (including animal … [Read more...]
Common Causes of Bicycle Accidents
For many riders, bicycling is a way of life. For others, it’s a fun way to get around that’s earth-friendly and it's also great exercise. Unfortunately, bicyclists face risks anytime they go for a ride. There are some common causes of bicycle accidents that both cyclists and drivers both need to be … [Read more...]
Critical Proof In Slip And Fall Cases
Experiencing a slip and fall accident is embarrassing and painful enough, especially if you sustained injuries. You may have a case against the property owner or manager, but you still have to prove your case. Proving negligence can be difficult, but it’s vital to your case so you have a chance at … [Read more...]
Lack of Security Can Lead to Premises Liability
Landlords are responsible for ensuring that their premises are safe and reasonably secure. Lack of security can lead to robberies, sexual assaults, violent crime, and other incidents. If you are the victim of a crime on these premises, you may be entitled to compensation. At the Love Law Firm, our … [Read more...]
Economic and Non-Economic Damages in Personal Injury Cases
After any kind of personal injury in Charleston, WV, you’ll begin to have expenses that you were not expecting. Chances are you can’t pay them, either, especially if you’re out of work for a while. These expenses are covered and reimbursed by what’s called “damages,” the legal term for financial … [Read more...]