West Virginia motorcyclists face many risks that drivers of covered vehicles do not. For example, the rate of traumatic brain injury is higher. Why? Because even with helmets, motorcyclists are more likely to hit the road. Another risk unique to motorcyclists is road...
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Charleston accident results in bus driver’s arrest for DUI
On Behalf of Gellner Law Offices | Mar 5, 2020 | Auto Accident Injuries
While people in Wheeling understand that the potential of being involved in a car accident is ever-present, most trust that those with whom they share the road place as much importance on driving safely and responsibly as they do. Such an expectation is especially...
Can you make night driving safer?
On Behalf of Gellner Law Offices | Jan 2, 2020 | Auto Accident Injuries
Generally speaking, driving at night is more dangerous than driving during the day. S-some of this added risk has to do with drunk driving, which is more common after dinner and after dark. You can't change that, but are there some other things you can do to lower the...
Car accidents and crush injuries
On Behalf of Gellner Law Offices | Nov 7, 2019 | Auto Accident Injuries
A car accident can easily lead to a serious injury that can change your life in an instant. One such injury is known as a crush injury. Crush injuries are serious and can require a lot of rehabilitation. You could wind up missing a lot of time at work and have trouble...
Drunk driving realities in West Virginia
On Behalf of Gellner Law Offices | Oct 18, 2019 | Auto Accident Injuries
Most drivers in West Virginia do a good job of following the traffic laws when they are on the roads and highways. There are, however, enough people who choose to ignore laws and basic safety principles when they are behind the wheel of a vehicle. This unfortunately...
Can an auto accident blind you?
On Behalf of Gellner Law Offices | Aug 1, 2019 | Auto Accident Injuries
Unfortunately, the answer to the above question is yes. Should your eyes or head become injured in a West Virginia car accident, it could render you partially or totally blind either temporarily or permanently.Ideal Eyecare explains that both a direct eye injury...
Identifying the signs of traumatic brain injuries
On Behalf of Gellner Law Offices | Jul 10, 2019 | Auto Accident Injuries
Whether people have been involved in a fender bender or a catastrophic collision, they may have acquired a traumatic brain injury as a result of the accident. Traumatic brain injuries may go undetected for several days, as the signs and symptoms could be mistaken for...
Protecting your children by using car seats the right way
On Behalf of Gellner Law Offices | Jun 20, 2019 | Auto Accident Injuries
If you have children, chances are you own a car seat or two. Even though they are bulky, may be difficult to secure in your vehicle and inconvenient at times, their use is imperative to the safety and well-being of your children while traveling in a vehicle. At...
Study highlights age-related distracted driving risks
On Behalf of Gellner Law Offices | Jun 10, 2019 | Auto Accident Injuries
For most people in West Virginia, Ohio, or anywhere in the United States, the thought of leaving home every day without their mobile phone in their hand, a pocket, a purse or other bag is all but nonexistent. Phones today are a part of everyday life but they can can...
Two fatal crashes occur within hours at same location
On Behalf of Gellner Law Offices | Apr 23, 2019 | Auto Accident Injuries
It is strange enough that two car crashes took place at the same Interstate 64 interchange in Newport News, Virginia, within hours of each other, but the other coincidences involved in the two unrelated accidents become eerie. Each vehicle was traveling in...
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