Personal Injury

Legal Help After a Personal Injury Accident

If you have been injured because someone else was careless or negligent, you have a legal right to be compensated for the damages you have suffered.

I am J. Burton Hunter, III, a Buckhannon personal injury attorney with more than 30 years of experience.I represent injury victims in Buckhannon, West Virginia, and the surrounding area. I understand the trauma people go through after suffering a serious injury. I’m here to help you obtain the full amount of financial compensation you deserve.

Personal Injury Representation

I represent clients in a wide range of personal injury claims, including those involving:

Car accidents

Was the other driver drunk? Was the accident caused by a defective auto part? Did you get hit in a crosswalk? Injury cases from all types of vehicle accidents should be reviewed by a competent lawyer. Find out what to do after a car accident.

Learn more about car accidents

Truck accidents

When large trucks are involved in an accident, the injuries to the driver and passengers of the smaller vehicle can be extremely severe. I know how to address the specific legal challenges posed by truck crashes. Learn about common causes of truck accidents and truck safety concerns.

Learn more about truck accidents

Motorcycle accidents

Motorcycle accidents are often caused by other drivers who fail to accommodate or even see motorcycles on the road. If you have been injured in a motorcycle accident, or if you have lost someone close to you in a fatal accident, I can help.

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Drunk driving accidents

When a drunk driver is responsible for causing an auto accident, I can help you seek compensation for any accident-related expenses, as well as punitive damages.

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ATV and other vehicle accidents

If you were injured in an ATV accident, an SUV rollover or any other type of vehicle, you can rely on our decades of experience to help you recover just compensation for damages.

Learn more about ATV and other vehicle accidents

Neck and back injuries

Injuries ranging from whiplash to herniated discs to spinal cord injuries.

Learn more about neck and back injuries

Industrial accidents

In some cases you can take legal action against your employer for negligence.

Learn more about industrial accidents

Oil and gas explosions

If you work in the gas or oil business and sustained a serious injury, it is important to have your case evaluated by an experienced attorney.

Learn more about oil and gas explosions

Mine site accidents

I represented the family of one of the Sego mine victims among other mining accident cases.

Learn more about mine site accidents

Premises liability

When a property owner’s negligence has caused or contributed to an accident, you may be entitled to compensation.

Learn more about premises liability

Product liability

The manufacturers of dangerous or defective products may be held accountable for any injuries caused by their products.

Learn more about product liability

In West Virginia, who caused the injury matters. If the other person was more than 50 percent at fault, you will recover full compensation for damages. If your fault was 49 percent, you’ll get less.

You Can Afford an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

Contact an Elkins Car and Truck Accident Attorney

I work on a contingency basis for personal injury and wrongful death cases. That means you do not pay anything out of pocket. My fee comes as a percentage of the amount of money I can obtain for you. If I don’t win compensation in your case, you owe me nothing.

To learn how I can help in your specific case, please contact me by e-mail or call toll free 304-472-7477.