What Should I Bring To My First Meeting With My Attorney?

Posted by Jacques Williams on Aug 13, 2018 4:12:23 PM

As you know, Hamstead, Williams & Shook's focus is on serious personal injury cases that arise from car wrecks, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, defective products and the like. To properly evaluate your case and consult with you, we need you to bring materials and information that will help us understand your situation.

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Topics: car accident, personal injury, personal injury lawyer in morgantown, Morgantown

Should I Use My Insurance If I've Been Injured In A Car Accident?

Posted by Andrew Meek on Mar 7, 2018 1:37:32 PM

West Virginia roads can be confusing, slippery, and dangerous.  As a lawyer in Morgantown that represents accident victims,  we’re asked the same question nearly every time a new client comes to us after they have been injured in a car crash.  SHOULD I USE MY INSURANCE IF I’VE BEEN INJURED IN A CAR ACCIDENT?

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Topics: car accident

The #1 Reason the Police are Your Most Valuable Witnesses After a Crash

Posted by Jacques Williams on Mar 27, 2017 12:12:23 PM

We’ve seen it in the news, broadcasted on television, and trending on social media. Many of our nation’s police officers have been injured or killed in the line of duty to protect their city’s citizens against violent protesters. They were threatened during some of the post-election disturbances with Molotov cocktails and bottles being thrown at them in Portland and “Kill the police” chants from Indianapolis protesters.

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Topics: car crash, personal injury

Welcome to Our Hometown: A Year's Outlook on the Thriving City of Morgantown, WV

Posted by Alex Shook on Feb 8, 2017 5:04:31 PM

Thriving.

That’s the word that comes to mind when I think of Morgantown and greater Monongalia County. Last year we saw construction of the new I-79 Exit 153 interchange come to a close with the grand opening of the Coach Bill Stewart Exit. We saw stores and restaurants like A.C. Moore, Chipotle, and Kirkland’s add new life to University Town Center. A Buffalo Wild Wings opened its doors for the first time only a few weeks ago, and in early December, Dana Holgorsen signed on to continue coaching the Mountaineer football program into the 2021 season.

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Topics: Morgantown, Mon County

When Innocent Distractions Threaten Your Life

Posted by Alex Shook on Sep 30, 2016 11:10:00 AM

Smartphones are made to make our work and social lives more efficient. We can send quick messages, make phone calls, and check emails from virtually anywhere and get a response almost instantly. They’re also a growing source of entertainment with millions of games and social apps like Facebook and Instagram to make connecting with friends and family fun and easy.

Our smartphones do so many things to keep us connected, but when an individual chooses to use their phone while driving, they put the lives of those around them at risk.

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Topics: Distracted Driving, Smartphones