Blog Posts in May, 2017

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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