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.
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.
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.
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.