Your Dedicated West Virginia Injury Attorney
Together, the personal injury attorneys at Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson have served clients involved in personal injury and disability cases in West Virginia for nearly 150 years, helping to settle or litigate those claims and secure compensation. When you reach out to a West Virginia injury attorney at Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson, you take an important step in securing a better future for yourself and your family.
Our firm includes a team of trial lawyers known for their knowledge and skill in personal injury and disability law. Each lawyer is devoted to helping you obtain compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain, suffering, and other legal damages. Click on any link below to learn more about our legal team.
Cases a West Virginia Injury Attorney Handles
As West Virginia injury attorneys, we manage various types of personal injury cases—from start to finish—and provide invaluable support to our clients. The experienced attorneys at our firm handle the following kinds of personal injury cases, among others:
- Boat accidents
- Car accidents
- Construction accidents
- Dog bite injuries
- Ferry accidents
- Lead poisoning
- Medical malpractice
- Motorcycle accidents
- Nursing home abuse
- Premises liability
- Products liability
- Serious Injury
- Train and railroad accidents
- Truck accidents
- Wrongful death
Additionally, as personal injury lawyers in West Virginia, we often work with clients who have become disabled. As such, helping people through the difficult process of obtaining their Social Security disability benefits is a natural extension of our work and skill sets. Regardless of the type of case, our attorneys will provide you with support, advocacy, and compassion throughout the process of fighting for your Social Security disability benefits.
How a West Virginia Injury Attorney Supports You
Our West Virginia injury attorneys understand how difficult the litigation process can be. As such, we are committed to relieving as much stress from this process as possible. Our attorneys can support you in the following ways:
- Assume communication responsibilities with the other attorney and court
- Gather evidence and perform all discovery
- Draft and file petitions and other documents
- Negotiate and litigate on your behalf as needed
- Protect you from harassment by the opposing attorney or others
- Be a resource for all your questions
In addition to performing legal work, our attorneys understand a lawsuit is an emotional process. At Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson, we know you need more than legal advice, and our attorneys and staff are ready to help carry the burdens of the legal matters you are facing.
How a West Virginia Injury Attorney Is Paid
For personal injury claims, your West Virginia injury lawyer at Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson is typically compensated on a contingency fee basis. This means our lawyers do not get paid unless they recover money for you. Our firm will pay the costs associated with handling your claim or filing your lawsuit up front, but we do get reimbursed for our costs if we prevail on your behalf. These costs are typically fees for filing legal papers, collecting medical records, and otherwise helping make sure that we present the strongest case for you. Our attorneys work to minimize these costs or factor them into your requested damages, so you can receive the maximum compensation possible for your injuries.
You won’t know if you have a viable personal injury claim until you have an initial consultation with an experienced attorney. During this initial consultation, you and a West Virginia injury lawyer can review the details of your situation and discuss what type of damages you may be able to expect. Our law firm offers a free consultation to discuss your potential claims.
Why a Good West Virginia Injury Lawyer Matters
Your injury and the related lawsuit likely represent one of the most emotional times of your life. Dealing with insurance companies and navigating court procedures are challenging, particularly for those without experience. Throughout the lawsuit, you will be communicating with your attorney a lot, so it is important to have a good relationship with your lawyer.
Our firm focuses on finding you the best fit with a West Virginia injury lawyer. Our WV injury lawyers understand that you are experiencing an extremely difficult situation and will strive to meet your needs and help you through it.
For more than 40 years, we have helped injured victims and families across West Virginia recover the damages they deserve. Regardless of the nature of your claim, our firm has a West Virginia injury attorney to help you through the process. Contact Burke, Schultz, Harman & Jenkinson today at 304-263-0900 or fill out our contact form to schedule a free consultation.