Blog Posts in 2016

Ben Salango named one of WV's Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys

We are pleased to announce that Ben Salango has been named one of West Virginia's Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys by the Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. The Academy of Personal Injury ...
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Preston & Salango recognized by U.S. News and World Reports

We're pleased to be recognized again by U.S. News and World Reports as one of the Best Law Firms in America in both medical malpractice and personal injury litigation.
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Unnecessary stents at Raleigh General Hospital

Did you or a loved one receive an unnecessary cardiac stent at Raleigh General Hospital between November 1, 2009 and June 1, 2013? If so, time is running out to file your claim. In September 2013, ...
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Johns Hopkins study: Medical errors now third leading cause of death.

Researchers: Medical errors now third leading cause of death in United States By Ariana Eunjung Cha Washington Post Nightmare stories of nurses giving potent drugs meant for one patient to another and ...
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Preston & Salango Welcomes New Attorney

We are pleased to announce that Tera Salango has joined our firm! A former assistant prosecuting attorney, Tera has handled dozens of jury trials to verdict. Her trials have been featured Headline ...
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Doctor Confesses: I Lied to Protect Colleague in Malpractice Suit

From NPR Doctor Confesses: I Lied To Protect Colleague In Malpractice Suit September 23, 2016 by Marshall Allen Almost two decades ago, Dr. Lars Aanning sat on the witness stand in a medical ...
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Time matters when pursing a case

The aftermath of an accident or injury can be a very confusing time. Many injury victims don't know when to contact a lawyer or think that waiting to hire a lawyer won't affect the outcome of ...
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What is medical payments coverage?

What is medical payments coverage? In West Virginia, medical payments coverage is optional coverage you can purchase through your automobile insurer. This type of coverage can help pay for medical ...
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Are There Caps in Medical Malpractice Cases in WV?

Yes. 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 ...
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Raleigh Doctor Accused of Unneeded Surgeries

A New York doctor, Dr. Marcus Sodums, has testified against a former colleague, Dr. Donald Kenneth Glaser, claiming to have witnessed Glaser injure and kill patients by performing unnecessary ...
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Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in WV

Nursing homes are entrusted to protect our loved ones. Unfortunately, all too often that trust is violated. Pressure sores, malnutrition, dehydration, broken bones, and falls are just some of the ...
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What is Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage?

What is Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage? If you have been in a motor vehicle crash, a question you may have is, “What happens if the person that hit me has no insurance or not ...
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Motor Vehicle Accidents - Why Hire an Attorney?

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of injury and death in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics, more than 32,000 people are killed and 2 ...
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More than 2,400 Doctors Have Been Sanctioned for Sexual Abuse

A recent report indicated that after surveying the records of all 50 states, more than 2,400 United States doctors have been sanctioned for sexually abusing their patients. More astonishing than that ...
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Congratulations to Ben Salango & Our Trial Team for Securing a $548,000 Verdict!

On August 30, 2014, Larry Keeling, Jr. was operating his motorcycle on Route 119 heading home from his son’s youth football practice. The defendant, Kevin Hanson, had loaded a trailer full of ...
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Stay Connected with Preston & Salango, PLLC

If you or someone you care about has been injured or neglected, contact Preston & Salango, PLLC today. Our team of qualified and seasoned Charleston personal injury attorneys is committed to ...
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Unsafe Injection Practices Can Cause Serious Harm

Unsafe injection practices at Raleigh Heart Clinic in Beckley, WV have caused alarm and, in some instances, serious injuries. Nearly 2,400 patients have been warned about possible exposure to ...
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