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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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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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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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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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Truck Accidents: Answers to Common Questions

Truck Accidents: Answers to Common Questions Truck accidents entail a lot of complex decisions. You must make smart decisions when talking to any representative of an insurance company. We have truck ...
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Why are trucking accident different than car accidents?

The size, weight and force of a moving tractor trailer can make truck accidents disastrous, often resulting in serious bodily injury and death. Truck accidents are more complex than automobile ...
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What is a wrongful death claim?

It can be extremely difficult to cope when a loved one has been killed as a result of the negligent or reckless action of another. No monetary amount will ever compensate for that loss. If you lose a ...
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Rank-and-file employees are protected from political terminations.

As the Charleston Gazette recently pointed out, rank-and-file employees are protected from political terminations when a new administration takes over. Here is the editorial from the January 12, 2017 ...
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At will employment is not a license to discriminate

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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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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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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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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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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Mistakes That Could Jeopardize Your Car Accident Claim

Being involved in an auto accident can be a traumatic experience, especially if someone gets hurt. It’s easy to become flustered or overwhelmed, but you should know that how you handle the ...
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