West Virginia courts have long utilized the same rule related to "open and obvious" hazards in cases involving premises liability. In fact, it was followed for over a century. The rule regarding "open and obvious" hazards states that a property owner is not legally responsible for injuries when an individual visiting the property encounters an open,
West Virginia's financial responsibility statute is designed to set minimum compulsory coverages to which all insurance policies issued on motor vehicles are subject. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co. v. Universal Underwriters Ins. Co., 181 W. Va. 609, 383 S.E.2d 791 (1989). In West Virginia, "Proof of financial responsibility" means proof of ability to respond in
With all the recent debate over vaccines, there's one point you may have heard from anti-vaccination proponents to back up their decision to not vaccine themselves or children: That you can't sue vaccine manufacturers for vaccine injuries.
The first offer is likely never going to be what you want to hear. But how do you say no to your insurance company in a way that keeps the negotiation alive?
Police in the UK used Facebook to close in on a ring of "cash for crash" fraudsters.
When driverless cars crash, who's at fault? The automobile maker? The software designer? The parts maker? The maps maker? Right now, it's anyone's guess. Attorneys speculate that, at first, anyone involved with the production of the car will be fair game until a court says otherwise. That means programmers, computer companies, software manufacturers, mapping companies,
There are many reasons why someone may try to settle their own insurance claim. They may think it's a pretty straightforward case, or they may have no idea that they can and should negotiate with their insurance company. They may believe they will save money by not hiring an attorney, or think they can't afford
A 23-year-old Uber driver now sleeps with a shotgun within reach after being attacked by a customer-and it was all caught on his dashcam.
Every year, kids make their list of the toys they want most. The Consumer Product Safety Commission also compiles a list each year-of toys that posed the greatest risk to children.
On Black Friday, eBay sold hover boards at the rate of one every 12 seconds-and that's just one website. The cool new toy that topped every kid's wish list in 2015 is not without danger, however.