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What Is Commercial Litigation?

Published on Feb 25, 2021 at 12:35 pm in Commercial Litigation.

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When one company takes legal action against another, it’s called commercial litigation. There are many different reasons why companies take legal action against one another, and we’re here to help. At DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC, our commercial litigation lawyers are prepared to represent your company and ensure that you get justice.

Let’s take a look at the differences between commercial litigation and civil litigation to better understand when one is your better choice over the other in your legal situation.

Where Do Most Burn Injuries Occur?

Published on Feb 4, 2021 at 2:43 pm in Burn Injury.

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Burn injuries are dangerous. In fact, burn injuries are one of the leading causes of death in the United States, according to the American Burn Associate (ABA). Even though most patients who enter the hospital with burn injuries end up being released and going home, they can still be life-threatening injuries. That’s why it’s important to understand where most burn injuries occur so that fewer incidences might happen.

How Can a Lawyer Help You Prove Disability Discrimination?

Published on Jan 28, 2021 at 3:56 pm in Employment Law.

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When you believe you’ve experienced discrimination based on your disability, you might not know where to turn or how you can prove that what you faced was discrimination. It can be too difficult to do on your own, which is why hiring an employment lawyer can greatly benefit you. One of our experienced lawyers from DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC can help you prove that you faced disability discrimination in one of the ways discussed below.

Five Signs of Workplace Disability Discrimination

Published on Jan 21, 2021 at 3:09 pm in Employment Law.

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Workplace discrimination comes in a variety of forms. The discrimination can be based on race, color, sex, age, and many more factors that can’t be controlled by the person being discriminated against. On top of all of those factors, workplace discrimination can also be against someone’s disability. Disabled workers and peoples’ rights are protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which ensures that they are treated fairly in the workplace and have the proper accommodations.

How to Recognize Workplace Harassment and What You Can Do About It

Published on Jan 14, 2021 at 3:09 pm in Employment Law.

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When you enter your workplace, you should feel safe. You shouldn’t have to worry about being treated properly by your boss and coworkers. That’s why there are laws in place against workplace harassment so that workers can feel comfortable in their work environments, but unfortunately, some people break those laws. When you’ve been harassed at your job, you need to know what your options are.

At DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, we’re here to represent you after facing workplace harassment. One of our employment lawyers will ensure your rights are protected and the perpetrator of the harassment is held accountable for their actions.

What Are Your Options If You Experience Racial Discrimination in the Workplace?

Published on Jan 7, 2021 at 3:02 pm in Employment Law.

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Nobody deserves to be discriminated against, and especially not in the workplace. Not only is it treatment that people don’t deserve, it’s also illegal. When you experience racial discrimination in your workplace, you might be hurt, confused, and wondering what you can do to combat the hurtful experience you just had. There are plenty of options for what you can do moving forward to ensure that your rights are protected, and the discriminatory person or company is held responsible for their actions.

For support through your workplace discrimination claim in West Virginia, you’ll want to hire a lawyer from DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC. We have experience representing clients and defending their rights to have a safe and healthy workspace. Discrimination of any kind is a threat to safety, which is why we’re here to represent you.

Can Passengers Receive Car Accident Compensation?

Published on Jan 7, 2021 at 2:33 pm in Car Accidents.

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Car accidents have the capacity to hurt everyone involved—that includes the passengers of the vehicle who didn’t cause the collision and had no way of avoiding injury. Passengers might be wondering if they can still recover compensation for their injuries and other damages after a car accident. In short, the answer is yes.

When you’ve been in a car accident, whether the driver or passenger, and the accident wasn’t your fault, then you could recover financial compensation for the costs you’ve incurred. A car accident lawyer from DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC can help you add up what you’re owed and fight for your rights.

What to Do If You’re Feeling Back Pain After a Car Accident

Published on Dec 22, 2020 at 2:34 pm in Car Accidents.

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When two vehicles collide, the drivers and passengers can all sustain serious injuries as well as property damage. The problem is that the stress that the accident puts on the bodies of the occupants can drive up adrenaline and put victims into shock, which masks any pain they might be feeling from injuries.

This can keep crash victims from seeking medical attention because they don’t think they’ve been hurt. When they finally do feel pain from the wreck, they might avoid getting treatment because they don’t realize it’s related to their accident, or they don’t think getting help would improve anything now. But really, the opposite is true.

After a motor vehicle wreck that causes injuries and property damage, you might need the help of a car accident lawyer to recover compensation for what you’ve suffered. At DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC, we will fully investigate your claim and use the police report, medical bills, and other documents to determine fault and how much you’re owed for your damages.

How Many Medical Error Deaths Occur Each Year?

Published on Dec 22, 2020 at 2:18 pm in Medical Malpractice.

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When you trust a hospital, doctor, or medical staff with your care, you are trusting them with your life. Usually, they will correctly diagnose you, work quickly, and treat you to heal whatever is ailing you. But sometimes, the medical professionals who are supposed to be healing you end up making a medical error that severely injures you, or worse.

When you or a loved one has suffered an injury or death from a medical error, you could use the help of a lawyer. A medical malpractice attorney from DiPiero Simmons McGinley & Bastress, PLLC can get you the financial compensation you deserve for the injuries, damages, or other costs you suffered from medical negligence.

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