Health, Safety & Personal Injury Law Blog
Imagine a world where corporations knowingly violate safety rules and regulations, which kills or seriously injures their workers, and in this world those dead workers’ families, who now have no breadwinners, no fathers (or mothers), are told by this world’s government: “You have no right to ask that these corporations be held accountable for the deaths…read more
Proposed House Bill Would Give Immunity to Employers who Knowingly Break Safety Rules that Cause Injury or Death to Employees
West Virginia House Bill 2011 risks the lives and safety of all West Virginians who work and their families who depend upon them At West Law Firm, we usually stay out of politics and focus on helping people who have been wrongfully injured. However, some West Virginia legislators are proposing a law that threatens the lives and safety of every…read more
Are you entitled to diminution of value damages in West Virginia if your vehicle is damaged in a collision? When a vehicle is damaged in an accident it may be worth less than what it was worth before the accident even after it’s fully repaired. This is not surprising when we ask ourselves, “Would I…read more
January 14, 2014 • West Virginia law
Is West Virginia Law that Exempts Some Chemical Companies from Inspection to Blame for Water Crisis?
Under current West Virginia law, why are chemical companies like Freedom Industries “FREE” to store toxic chemicals next to our water supply without having to pass reasonable safety inspections? There is a loop hole in the law that allows chemical companies to sell, store, and distribute chemicals in West Virginia without having to pass inspections…read more