Practice Areas

Buckhannon WV Personal Injury Lawyer

An Overview of My Law Practice

I have been practicing law in West Virginia for more than 30 years. Over the years, I’ve learned a lot about the law and the judicial system and a lot about people. I’ve tailored my legal practice to provide clients with the full benefit of my legal knowledge and experience.

My practice focuses on the following areas of law:

Family Law

I’ve have handled more than 4,000 divorce and family law cases for clients. My family law practice includes divorce, child custody and support, paternity/allocation of parental rights, domestic violence, stepparent adoption, modifications to court orders and contempt of court issues. I’m a strong believer in mediation, but am also known as the go-to attorney for family law cases that go to trial.

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Personal Injury

I am proud to stand up on behalf of injured people and help them get the financial compensation they deserve after an accident caused by negligence. My clients appreciate the personal attention I provide and the results I achieve for them. I represent people injured in car accidents, motorcycle accidents and other vehicle accidents, industrial accidents, mine accidents, oil and gas explosions, as well as those hurt by dangerous products or dangerous premises.

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Medical Malpractice

When doctors and other healthcare professionals make mistakes, the consequences can be devastating for their patients. I represent clients who have suffered a serious, permanent injury because of medical mistakes, from surgical errors and prescription errors to medical negligence resulting in birth injuries.

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Insurance Law

I represent clients in insurance coverage disputes and bad faith insurance claims. An insurance policy is a contract. If the insurance company fails to live up to the terms of the contract, I will take legal action against them.

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I am a trained mediator, and I use mediation as a tool to help my clients resolve their differences more quickly and cost effectively outside of the courtroom.

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Please do not hesitate to contact my office in Buckhannon, West Virginia, to discuss your legal problem. Call toll free 304-472-7477 to arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced lawyer.