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  • Dangers of All-Terrain Vehicles

    Dangers of All-Terrain Vehicles All-Terrain Vehicles, also known as ATVs, are a great source of fun and entertainment during many different seasons. Whether you are riding in deep snow or through the mud on a warm summer day, ATVs are sure to bring a smile to your face. However, ATVs are dangerous vehicles that injure many people each year. Thousands are injured and hospitalized each year after ATV accidents, and hundreds unnecessarily lose their lives. If you or your loved one has been injured in an accident or incident involving an ATV, you need to speak with an experienced attorney.

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  • Video Footage in Personal Injury Cases

    Video Footage in Personal Injury Cases We live in a day and age in which video recordings are a part of our everyday lives, for better or for worse. While it has the potential to help or hurt one side of a claim, or validate both sides, video footage has been extremely beneficial in personal injury cases. In fact, personal injury litigators frequently use video footage along with other types of evidence to help a victim of an accident or incident present a successful case. If you or someone you know has been injured in an accident or incident and has questions about the use of video footage in a personal injury claim, contact an attorney at Colombo Law today for a no-risk initial consultation.

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  • Fees Paid Before Receiving Your Personal Injury Award

    Fees Paid Before Receiving Your Personal Injury Award Thousands of Individuals are hurt every year in car accidents, slip and falls, medical malpractice incidents, and other incidents caused by another’s negligence. As a result of these incidents, many individuals file and successfully win personal injury claims against the negligent parties. When a personal injury award is received, the award is the gross payment amount settled by the parties or awarded by the courts. This payment amount is the total amount received by the at-fault party for the accident or incident. However, in most cases it is not the actual amount received by the injured party. Many attorneys, like the attorneys at Colombo Law, will have to calculate the net value of your claim, taking into considerations fees and payments that must be paid out from an award. If you or your loved one has been injured and think you might have a personal injury claim, contact Colombo Law today for a no-risk initial consultation. 

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  • How to Protect Your Loved One from Nursing Home Injuries

    How to Protect Your Loved One from Nursing Home Injuries Taking care of a loved one is a difficult task. As your loved one ages and his or her specialized needs progress, they will need around the clock care that many individuals simply cannot provide. Sending your family or friends to nursing home facilities is often a difficult decision. Even after finding the nursing home that will be the perfect fit, there is much doubt over whether your loved one will be okay. While there are things that can be done to protect your loved one, caregivers often find that injuries still occur, which may be a cause for concern. Unfortunately, we cannot be there for our loved ones at all times. If an injury has occurred, your loved one may be entitled to relief. For a no-risk initial consultation, contact Colombo Law today.

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  • Facilitating the Spread of Bacteria and Disease: Employee Failure to Wash Hands

    Facilitating the Spread of Bacteria and Disease: Employee Failure to Wash Hands In bathrooms across the country occupants often see a little sign with some variation of the phrase “employees must wash hands before returning to work.” While these placardshttps://colombolaw.com/umbraco/#tab104 have become commonplace in bathrooms, many employees fail to comply with the warning. In addition, employees are required by state law, rules, and regulations to wash their hands for a variety of reasons throughout the day in multiple industries. However, they often fail to comply because of the misconception that little risk is associated not washing their hands. If you or your loved one has become ill because of an employee’s failure to wash his or her hands, you deserve monetary compensation for your injuries. Contact an attorney at Colombo Law for a no-risk initial consultation today.

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  • Food Poisoning in West Virginia: Hazardous Restaurant Conditions

    Food Poisoning in West Virginia: Hazardous Restaurant Conditions The restaurant business requires employees to follow a model of top performance to earn a decent living. The fast paced environment requires employees to serve as many customers as possible to obtain the most amount of business and consequently more revenue for the business. It also is supported by wait staff who work for lower pay and rely on gratuity from customers. While this theory of work standards should support efficiency, there are a number of setbacks that can prohibit customer satisfaction. If you or your loved one has been injured in an accident or incident in the state of West Virginia, contact Colombo Law today for a risk-free initial consultation.

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  • Products Liability: Defective Airbags

    Products Liability: Defective Airbags We are living in an age of modern technological convenience. We can have whatever we want whenever we want, and we often take those conveniences for granted. We expect things to work properly and do not often think about what could possibly go wrong until it does. Motor vehicles accidents occur in West Virginia and throughout the United States on a daily basis. These accidents result in hundreds of thousands of injuries and fatalities each year. The chance of injury is increased when the products and technologies intended to protect our safety malfunction. If you or your loved one has been injured in an accident or incident in the state of West Virginia, contact Colombo Law today.

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  • School Bus Accidents in West Virginia

    School Bus Accidents in West Virginia Many parents have to place their trust in the school transportation system to safely transport children to and from their destinations. Although many parents prefer to transport their kids themselves, it is not a feasible option in many cases because of conflicting schedules. The majority of children throughout the state of West Virginia reach their destinations safely. However, the overall safety of school bus transportation is no source of comfort to those families whose children are involved in school bus related accidents each year. If you or your loved one has been injured in a school bus related accident or incident, contact Colombo Law today to determine your rights to compensation.

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  • West Virginia Coal Mining Injuries

    West Virginia Coal Mining Injuries Many coal mine accidents occur each year throughout the United States. These accidents are the result of a variety of different factors, but the impact is almost certainly devastating. Recently, a West Virginia coal mining accident resulted in a fatality. Unfortunately, this is not unusual. In many cases, victims will suffer serious bodily injuries or even death. If you or your loved one has been injured in a coal mine accident in the state of West Virginia, contact Colombo Law.

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