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Insurance adjuster offers tips for flood victims

By Dawn Brotherton | Jul 21, 2016

CHARLESTON—A public insurance adjuster advises homeowners who have experienced water damage in the recent flooding in West Virginia to report “water loss” instead of using the term “flood.”

Economy might be cause of high number of medical malpractice suits in West Virginia

By Dawn Brotherton | Jun 24, 2016

CHARLESTON — West Virginia ranks ninth in the nation for malpractice lawsuits, and the head of the state's medical association believes one of the key reasons is the depressed economy. Zippia recently released a report on medical malpractice lawsuits across the United States. Louisiana had the highest number of lawsuits at 44.1 per 100,000 residents. Hawaii is the least litigious malpractice state with only 4.9 lawsuits per 100,000 people. West Virginia, at No. 9, had 29.6 lawsuits for each 100,

West Virginia judges moved by visit to nation's capital

By Dawn Brotherton | Jun 17, 2016

CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Judicial Association spent part of its annual spring conference in Washington D.C, which helped them appreciate government and the heritage of the United States. 

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