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How to recognize nursing home abuse

Recognizing the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Most of us at some time in our lives need to help prepare our loved ones for nursing home or assisted living as they age and need more ...
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We have decades of experience handling coal mining accidents

Another tragic coal mine fatality occurred this past Tuesday night at the Gateway Eagle Mine in Boone County, West Virginia. The mine is operated by Rockwell Mining LLC. 2017 has been a tough year for ...
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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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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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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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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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Birth Injuries in WV

Birth Injury Attorneys Serving West Virginia While most births in West Virginia and across the United States occur with no problems, there are birth injuries happening every day despite adequate ...
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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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What is medical malpractice?

Patients put their health in the hands of doctors every day. When something goes wrong as a result of a doctor’s or staff’s negligence, it can lead to injury and sometimes death. When this ...
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Sexual abuse on the rise in nursing homes.

CNN’s headline article today, Sick, Dying and Raped in America’s Nursing Homes, http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2017/02/health/nursing-home-sex-abuse-investigation/ revealed that, ...
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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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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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