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In February, Stephen Skinner enjoyed a business trip to Tampa for the American Association for Justice (AAJ).  This trip underscored the essential integration of work and leisure, showcasing the balance required of all entrepreneurs and attorneys to maintain a healthy balance between career, community, and personal life. Stephen actively participates in seminars and conferences to...

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Check out Andrew’s YouTube FAQ on this important topic! Understanding the legal difference between uninsurance and underinsurance is essential in the realm of personal injury law. Uninsurance refers to the absence of any insurance coverage, leaving individuals personally liable for accidents or damages they cause. Conversely, underinsurance occurs when there is insurance coverage, but it...

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The latest statistics for pedestrian deaths across America show that 2023 was a record year, and not in a good way: according to the GovernorsHighway Safety Association, pedestrian deaths were higher than they’ve been in over forty years. Why are they high? What leads to pedestrian deaths? How can we keep people safe? Unsurprisingly, alcohol...

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At Skinner Accident & Injury Lawyers, we find joy in giving back during the holidays. In December our team organized a holiday donation drive for children in partnership with Blue Ridge Elementary and CASA of the Eastern Panhandle. We shopped for items on wish lists, held a wrapping session, and aimed to ease seasonal stress...

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We are so excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Becky Mercer at Skinner Accident & Injury Lawyers! Starting as a part-time assistant in high school and college and then moving into a full-time position, Becky (seated, center) has spent twenty-five years working full-time at Skinner Law Firm. At the beginning of December, the firm...

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The opioid lawsuits Stephen Skinner has worked on for nearly seven years are coming to an end, with local governments within the state of West Virginia finally poised to receive funds to help alleviate the opioid epidemic.  The West Virginia First Foundation, which is led by five appointed and six elected board members from around...

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Recently, we held a ribbon cutting ceremony for our brand-new office in Winchester, Virginia.    Off Exit 313A on Interstate 81, the firm’s new location offers clients easy access to our legal services. “With offices in Charles Town and Martinsburg, the new Winchester office is an important step in our growth as a firm,” said...

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