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Whiplash Treatment

What is whiplash and what causes it?

Whiplash is a non-medical term referring to the soft tissue injury to the neck. It is also referred to as neck sprain or neck strain. With whiplash, the intervertebral joints between the vertebrae, discs, ligaments, cervical muscles, and nerve roots may become damaged when the head does a backward and/or forward jerking motion like that of a whip. Hence the word whiplash. This is usually caused by an automobile accident where the injured party was rear ended.

Wrongful Death Guide to West Virginia

What is Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death in the state of West Virginia is defined as "the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, neglect, or default, and the act, neglect or default". There is a burden of proof of negligence, recklessness, intention or criminality that must be made and since the person is no longer living their family or other representatives of their estate must bring the case to court.

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