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The Duty To Mitigate Damages in Employment Cases–What Does It Mean?

In many civil cases, plaintiffs or claimants are required to mitigate or minimize their damages by undertaking reasonable efforts to do so. In employment cases, W.Va. Code §55-7E-1 through 3 (enacted in 2015) requires you in any employment action taken against a current or former employer to mitigate your wage losses regardless if your action […]

Child Support is NOT Negotiable

If you ever bought a used car or a home, then you know that you can negotiate a price. But when it comes to child support, you have to follow the state’s guidelines. In other words, child support is not a negotiable item unless you mutually agree to an amount that the court will approve. […]

The Importance of Having a Last Will and Testament

Most people have heard that they should have a Will drawn up once they have children, are planning on a trip abroad or facing a serious surgical procedure. But any adult should have one since putting it off can be too late. Accidents or unforeseen events happen everyday and believe it or not, you are […]

Truck Wreck or Car Wreck–Do I Even Need an Attorney?

Negotiating a settlement for an injury you received in a motor vehicle accident or car wreck seems easy enough on the surface. After all, someone ran a red light and t-boned your car, breaking some of your ribs and causing you severe neck and back pain. All you have to do is call the liable […]

Three Common Questions After A Car Or Truck Wreck

Car and truck wrecks can be life altering events. If you have been in a car wreck, you may be entitled to receive compensation for the injuries and lost wages that the negligent driver caused you. Here are three common questions we get from car wreck victims: 1) I was hit from behind and didn’t […]