July 2019 Archives

Should you take a field sobriety test?

Noticing police patrol car lights flashing in your rearview mirror might make your blood pressure rise and heart rate soar. No one likes to think about getting pulled over in a traffic stop. However, when you know that's what's happening, your train of thought must shift to how the situation might unfold. Perhaps the officer will issue a warning for you to slow down.

When distracted driving causes a motor vehicle accident

Smartphones may have forever changed the landscape of how we communicate with one another, but there are times when a person should avoid using a smartphone; specifically, when driving. Distracted driving is a very real problem in West Virginia, Kentucky and in all other states in the nation. It is important to understand how a distracted driver can cause a motor vehicle accident.

Are DUI checkpoints legal in West Virginia and Kentucky?

Motorists in West Virginia and Kentucky may notice an increased police presence this Fourth of July weekend. Independence Day is a popular day for parties, and police will be on the lookout for those they believe are driving under the influence after such celebrations. For this reason, they may set up DUI checkpoints, where random motorists are pulled over to determine whether they are drunk driving. Motorists in West Virginia and Kentucky may wonder if such traffic stops are legal.

Honors & Memberships

Jon has received several honors for his work by his peers and the legal community.

One Of America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys: In 2019, Jon D. Hoover was selected among America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys. Attorneys must be invited for selection. Invitations are reserved to identify the nation’s most exceptional litigators for high-value personal injury, catastrophic injury, wrongful death, product liability, and medical malpractice matters. With high standards for selection, less than 0.5 percent of active attorneys in the United States receive this honor.

  • America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys 2019 Top 100
  • Nation’s Premier Top Ten Attorney Personal Injury | NAOPIA
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • National academy of family law attorneys | NAFLA
  • Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished Peer Rated For High Professional Achievement
  • American academy of trial attorneys | AATA | Premier 100
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars
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