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Driver killed when coal truck overturns at Massey site

Posted on December 7th, 2010 No Comments

A coal hauling truck overturned at the Massey Energy Co.  mine site in West Virginia killing the worker that was driving.

According to officials, the truck overturned at 5:30 p.m. in Scarbro. Federal mine investigators are looking into an accident and believe that the cause is icy roads and faulty brakes in the truck.

The worker was a contractor for Medford Trucking. Massey is working to ensure that its roads where materials are hauled are safe.

Workplace accidents can cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.

Strict concussion rules issued for Pop Warner football

Posted on December 1st, 2010 No Comments

Children who play in Pop Warner football leagues are now required to have a licensed medical professional that is trained in concussion recognition to clear them in order for them to be able to return to the playing field.

The youth football league has over 280,000 players across the nation. Young players are more susceptible to long term brain damage if they get a second concussion before the first one is healed. Therefore, if there is any chance that the child has a concussion, the proper evaluation must be done by a professional in order for the child to be be able to play again.

If you or a loved one has suffered a traumatic brain injury, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Clarksburg traumatic brain injury lawyers of the law office of David W. Frame by calling 800-352-9460 today and discussing your legal options.

Two killed in separate West Virginia accidents

Posted on November 23rd, 2010 No Comments

Two people were killed in separate  car accidents in West Virginia last week.

The first accident occurred around noon on the northbound lanes of Interstate 79. The car ran off of the roadway onto the median before hitting a culvert and returning back to the roadway and rolling multiple times.

A crash later that same evening also occurred and took the life of a 57-year-old man. The accident occurred as a 39-year-old woman was driving the opposite direction as the man down the roadway when she crossed the center line and struck the man’s vehicle. This accident remains under investigation at this time.

Car accidents can happen unexpectedly and cause serious injury, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victim.

Workplace deaths down in West Virginia

Posted on November 16th, 2010 No Comments

Work place-related deaths are down in West Virginia for the first time since 2002.

According to preliminary figures, 41 people were killed in work-related accidents in 2009. This number is the lowest since 2002, which had 40 work-related deaths.

The number one cause for deaths was highway accidents followed by being hit by falling objects or equipment. In West Virginia, the transportation and warehousing industry had the highest number of workplace deaths accounting for 27 percent.

If your loved one has been injured or killed in a workplace accident, you need experienced representation on your side in order to help you secure the benefits that you and your family need in order to make a living. Contact the West Virginia workplace injuries lawyers of the Law office of David W. Frame by calling 800-352-9460 today.

West Virgina man killed in truck accident

Posted on November 9th, 2010 No Comments

A West Virginia man was killed and two more injured in a truck accident on Saturday.

The accident occurred as a 41-year-old man was traveling southbound down U.S. 301 and  hit the rear of a semi-truck that was stopped at a traffic light.

Two other West Virginia men, ages 20 and 34, were transported to the hospital in serious condition. The driver of the semi-truck was uninjured in the event. The accident remains under investigation at this time.

Truck accidents can cause serious injury to all involved, our thoughts are with the friends and family of the victims in the accident.

Car crashes into dentist office in Clarksburg

Posted on November 2nd, 2010 No Comments

Clarksburg police have found the vehicle that crashed into a dentist’s office last week.

According to a detective, the accident occurred as a young girl who did not have a license, drove her mother’s car and accidentally crashed into the dentist’s office.

She then panicked and fled the scene by foot and returned later to get the car and remove it from the scene. The office building had surveillance video which was pivotal in finding the vehicle after the accident. Police have said that the incident looks like an accident, but the girl will probably be cited.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Clarksburg driver error lawyers of the law office of David W. Frame by calling 800-352-9460 today.

Tractor trailer and lumber truck involved in accident

Posted on October 26th, 2010 No Comments

A tractor-trailer and lumber truck were involved in a collision on U.S. 340 causing three people to be sent to the hospital.

According to West Virginia State Police, the tractor-trailer was traveling south down the roadway and the lumber truck was traveling on 230 when tractor-trailer ran a red light at the intersection causing the collision between the two vehicles.

The lumber truck then overturned after the impact of the collision. Three people were transported to the hospital as a result of the accident, but the injuries were said to not be life-threatening.

If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident, you need experienced representation on your side. Contact the Clarksburg injury lawyers of the law office of David W. Frame by calling 800-352-9460 today.

Mountain state basketball coach charged with drunken driving

Posted on October 19th, 2010 No Comments

The athletic director and basketball coach at Mountain State University was arrested and charged with drunken driving last week.

According to the web site for the jail that he was brought to, the coach was booked into jail at 3:10 a.m. and posted a $1,000 bond. The man’s trial date has not been set and media officials have said that they have no further comments on the subject.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident involving a drunken driver, contact the Clarksburg drunk driving accident victim lawyers of the Law Offices of David W. Frame by calling 800-352-9460 today.

Fire at West Virginia fire station ruled an accident

Posted on October 12th, 2010 No Comments

A fire that destroyed a West Virginia fire station has now been ruled an accident.

Officials from the Fire Marshall’s Office have said that the fire began from an electrical fault, but an exact cause to the start of the fire is still under investigation.

The department has been moved to a temporary place because the fire destroyed the fire house. Officials have also said that their insurance will not cover all of the damage done by the fire.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a workplace accident, contact the Clarksburg injury lawyer of the law offices of David W. Frame by calling 800-352-9460 today.