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How can witness testimony impact a motor vehicle accident case?

When West Virginia and Kentucky residents are involved in motor vehicle accidents, their primary concern is, rightfully, on getting the medical attention they need. However, as the weeks and months from there drop off the calendar, those who face the need for extensive medical treatment will also start to face medical bills that pile up. If a personal injury lawsuit is needed, the case may very well proceed all the way to a jury trial.

West Virginia sees big decrease in drunk driving fatalities

These days, our readers are probably used to seeing more news articles about distracted driving and the impact that behavior is having on our country's roads than they are used to seeing news articles about drunk driving. And, there may be some valid reasons for that - distracted driving is seemingly on the rise throughout the entire country. However, according to one recent report, the number of drunk driving fatalities is decreasing in some states, including West Virginia.

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.

This month, motorcycle safety is in the spotlight

Warm weather is here, which means it’s motorcycle season in West Virginia and Kentucky. Whether you ride a motorcycle or drive a larger vehicle, now is the time to pay extra careful attention on the road. This transition period can be dangerous and deadly for bikers as everyone adjusts to more varied vehicles on our roads and highways.

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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