In 2016, distracted driving caused 3,450 accidents resulting in death, and 391,000 resulting in injury in 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. While any activity that takes a person's attention off driving is considered distracted...read more
Stealey Law & Mediation is reviewing cases involving Veterans and active duty military personnel who used Combat Arms Ear Plugs Version 2 (CAEv2) 3M’s yellow and black earplugs during combat and suffered hearing loss or other auditory...read more
When you buy an online product or a product from a store, you expect it to be safe. You don’t think about it causing you harm until, unfortunately, you have already suffered an injury. What is product liability? If an unsafe product has hurt you, you may have the...read more
When people talk about personal injury cases, a lot of myths are thrown around, such as they’re going to cost money to simply talk with a personal injury lawyer or this type of case is going to be drawn out. In this blog, we are setting out to bust some common myths...read more
Have you or a loved one been involved in an accident? When do you need a lawyer? There are many reasons that you may need a lawyer, as well as many benefits including avoiding excess cost. Read on to learn how to determine if you have a case. DO I HAVE A PERSONAL...read more
There are many experienced, knowledgeable and caring automobile insurance agents in our area.
Most of them and their professional staff do a very good job of explaining to their clients and policyholders the different kinds of automobile insurance that are available and the amounts of coverage their clients should consider purchasing.
Some insurance agents are affiliated with only one company (State Farm, Nationwide, Erie, etc.), and some are independent agents who represent a variety of different companies. However, with the advent of “online” and discount insurance companies, our experience is that many policyholders never get a proper or thorough explanation of insurance coverages which are available and do not get adequate advice about how much insurance and what types of insurance they should have on the vehicles they own.
Lack of information can and, unfortunately, often does lead to inadequate insurance coverage, which leads to financial disaster in case of a serious car accident or truck accident, particularly where the at-fault party is uninsured, or underinsured.
Read on to learn more about types of car insurance you should have and examples of what could happen if you don’t have the right amount.read more
Pain and suffering is but one aspect of the damages which can result when an injury or accident happens to you or a loved one. If you decide to protect your legal rights after the injury or accident, you may have questions about personal injury cases. Read on to learn...read more
Medical errors made by healthcare providers result in a high number of injuries and deaths every year. Researchers at Johns Hopkins estimate that there are more than 250,000 deaths due to malpractice each year.
Medical malpractice occurs when there is professional negligence by the healthcare provider or facility which results in injury or death.
Read on to learn more about medical malpractice and reasons why you may need a medical malpractice lawyer.read more
Distracted driving can lead to serious consequences, not only to you, but other drivers.
Read on to learn more about distracted driving risks and ways to improve your driving.read more
Filing a legal claim for nursing home abuse is something that no one wants to do; however, there is a time that this may need to happen.
Previously, we wrote a blog about nursing home abuse, which is a national cause for concern, and how unfortunate it can be, as well as warning signs that you should be watching for.
Now, read on to learn more about when it is time to sue, what to expect from a West Virginia nursing home lawsuit case and why it has to happen.read more