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Man claims CAMC nurses committed sexual misconduct against dying wife

Man claims CAMC nurses committed sexual misconduct against dying wife Charleston Gazette Mail By Lacie Pierson A Roane County widower says two male nurses at Charleston Area Medical Center’s ...
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What is “Med-Pay” and How to Collect Med-Pay after a Car Accident or Truck Accident

What is “Med-Pay” and How to Collect Med-Pay after a Car Accident or Truck Accident In West Virginia, victims of car accidents and truck accidents often do not realize that another source ...
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Caps in medical malpractice cases.

Since 1986, the West Virginia Legislature has "capped" the amount of damages a person may receive for pain and suffering. Initially, the cap was $1 million. In 2003, the Legislature reduced ...
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How to Recover from a Car Accident or Truck Accident

How to Recover from a Car Accident or Truck Accident A West Virginia car accident or truck accident can alter your life’s plans forever. Most people do not know where to turn for help. Many ...
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Attorney Kristy Salango Smith reflects on her internship with Judge Rosemarie Aquilina

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina recently sentenced disgraced doctor Larry Nassar to up to 175 years in prison for sexually assaulting young female gymnasts under the guise of a "medical exam." ...
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After an Accident, How Long Do I Have to File a Claim in West Virginia?

Following a serious accident, the last thing most people want to worry about is legal action. However, some people have no other options. Personal injury lawsuits are usually pursued in cases of ...
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Motorcycle accidents in WV

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the number of deaths from motorcycles is over 27 times the rate for the number of cars. N ational Highway Traffic Safety ...
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"At will" employees have rights.

There is much confusion over "at will" employment. At will employment simply means that your employer does not need "cause" to terminate your employment. That does not mean, ...
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Former employees of WV secretary of state's office sue over firing

Former employees of WV secretary of state’s office sue over firing Phil Kabler, Staff Writer Ten former employees of the West Virginia secretary of state’s office who were fired by new ...
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How to recognize nursing home abuse

Recognizing the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Most of us at some time in our lives need to help prepare our loved ones for nursing home or assisted living as they age and need more ...
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We have decades of experience handling coal mining accidents

Another tragic coal mine fatality occurred this past Tuesday night at the Gateway Eagle Mine in Boone County, West Virginia. The mine is operated by Rockwell Mining LLC. 2017 has been a tough year for ...
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Liability for dog bite injuries in WV

According to the Center for Disease Control, each year in America, there are approximately 4.5 million dog bites with almost 1 out of 5 bites becoming infected. ...
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Natural gas explosions in WV

In our state of West Virginia, natural gas explosions are becoming more common with the growth of Marcellus Shale development. Unfortunately, this has also meant that more workers face injuries and ...
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When should I hire a lawyer after an accident?

After you are in a motor vehicle accident, the at fault party’s insurance company starts to act fast to try and ruin your claim. In order to fight for your rights in a motor vehicle accident, it ...
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Preston & Salango, PLLC Make List of 2017 Best Law Firms

According to the prestigious U.S. News Best Lawyers ranking, Preston & Salango, PLLC has been rated Tier 1 in the 2017 best personal injury lawyers in Charleston, WV. We don’t take this ...
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Coal Miner killed in Southern WV

Miner killed in southern W.Va. By MetroNews Staff in News | May 19, 2017 at 10:38AM PINEVILLE, W.Va. — A coal miner in southern West Virginia is dead after an accident overnight. The UMWA ...
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Medication errors injure 1.3 million people annually

Pharmacy errors occur across America on a daily basis. According to the United States Department of Health and Human Resources, “ Medication errors cause at least one death every day and injure ...
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Mount Sinai Hospital overbilled Medicare by $41.9M

Becker Hospital Review OIG: Mount Sinai Hospital overbilled Medicare by $41.9M by Ayla Ellison May 4, 2017 Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City failed to comply with Medicare billing requirements for ...
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How Do You Choose a Mesothelioma Attorney?

How Do You Choose a Mesothelioma Attorney? If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you are undoubtedly angry and frightened. We can help you hold those accountable for their ...
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Who is fleecing Medicare and Medicaid? The answer might surprise you.

There is a serious misconception about Medicare and Medicaid fraud in WV and elsewhere. Many people believe that the primary abuse of the system is by benefit recipients. While there are some who ...
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Sometimes it's more than mere negligence.

Sometimes it's more than mere negligence. Medical malpractice cases can take various forms. Over the years we've handled cases that go beyond simple negligence and amount to gross misconduct. ...
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Wrongful death law in WV

Do You Need A Wrongful Death Lawyer? Our attorneys at Preston & Salango have litigated thousands of complex legal cases. Some of the most tragic cases are those involving wrongful death. The ...
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Congratulations to founding member, Ben Salango, on his selection to Super Lawyers.

Congratulations to founding member, Ben Salango, on his selection to Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers selects attorneys using a patented multiphase selection process. Peer nominations and evaluations are ...
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Birth Injuries in WV

Birth Injury Attorneys Serving West Virginia While most births in West Virginia and across the United States occur with no problems, there are birth injuries happening every day despite adequate ...
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A Guide to Basic West Virginia Trucking Laws

A Guide to Basic West Virginia Trucking Laws Tractor-trailers are staples of the American economy and provide a much-needed service to businesses in each state. We depend on these vehicles, but ...
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