Camp Lejeune – What Was Found in the Water Supply?
01Sep

Camp Lejeune – What Was Found in the Water Supply?

Exposure and Cover-Up Individuals who lived or worked at the U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina between 1953 – 1987 could have been exposed to water contaminated with toxic chemicals.  Marines, their family members, and civilian workers may have drunk, bathed in, or cooked with water contaminated with harmful chemicals at concentrations from […]

Camp Lejeune – A Toxic History
22Aug

Camp Lejeune – A Toxic History

Camp Lejeune History Camp Lejeune had its earliest beginning as a stagging and training point for soldiers in preparation for and entry into World War II.  The facility began operations in 1942 and officially took on the name, Camp Lejeune, beginning in 1944.  Camp Lejeune continued to grow in terms of physical land size and […]

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. GKT Partners with Ohio Law Enforcers
03Aug

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over. GKT Partners with Ohio Law Enforcers

Gold, Khourey & Turak is committed to promoting safe driving in our community.  Recently our law firm partnered with local law enforcement agencies, including the Ohio State Highway Patrol St. Clairsville, the Ohio State Highway Patrol Steubenville, the Belmont County Sheriff’s Department, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, and the Martins Ferry Police Department to help […]

Camp Lejeune Justice Act: Not Just for the VA Anymore
20Jul

Camp Lejeune Justice Act: Not Just for the VA Anymore

Since 2017, veterans who were exposed to contaminated water at Camp Lejeune and developed health problems have been entitled to presumptive healthcare and disability benefits through the VA.  However, this is minimal compensation and minimal justice for water contamination issues and resulting health problems that lasted for over 50 years.  Luckily, this is no longer […]

What’s Your Car Accident Claim Worth? 5 Questions to Consider
08Jul

What’s Your Car Accident Claim Worth? 5 Questions to Consider

As an injury lawyer with Gold, Khourey and Turak, I have helped many clients obtain fair compensation for their car accident claims.  Throughout my nearly 25 years of practice, I have recovered millions of dollars for my car accident injury clients.  Oftentimes when I first meet with clients, they have questions about the value of […]

STORM DAMAGE TO YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS?  You Have Rights Under Your Insurance Policy
27Jun

STORM DAMAGE TO YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS? You Have Rights Under Your Insurance Policy

In the early morning hours of June 14, 2022, a severe storm struck the Ohio Valley, devasting areas of Wheeling and surrounding areas in both West Virginia and Ohio. Trees were uprooted taking down power lines and damaging homes, businesses, and automobiles throughout Belmont and Ohio Counties.  Thousands were without power for days.  Damage in […]

Construction Zone Accidents Are Preventable
11May

Construction Zone Accidents Are Preventable

Recently, a married couple from Pennsylvania tragically lost their lives in a construction zone truck accident on I-70 westbound just inside the West Virginia border.  According to the police investigation, traffic was stopped in a construction zone when a tractor trailer failed to notice stopped traffic and collided with the rear of a pickup truck […]

3 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Car Insurance Company
03May

3 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Car Insurance Company

As a car accident lawyer with Gold, Khourey and Turak, I have dealt with many different insurance companies over my nearly 25 years of practice.  I can safely say that I’ve probably handled car accident claims with every major auto insurance carrier doing business in West Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.  As a result, I am […]

Social Security Offices Scheduled to Re-Open This Summer
04Mar

Social Security Offices Scheduled to Re-Open This Summer

Since March 17, 2020, all Social Security Administration offices have been closed to the public and oftentimes to staff members, due to COVID-19 concerns.  This means you could not go into your local offices to get forms, seek assistance, file a claim or appeal, or take any other action in regard to a disability claim.  […]