West Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys based in Morgantown, serving all of WV for injury cases, collisions, wrongful death claims, and professional malpractice.
What Makes this Morgantown WV Personal Injury Law Firm Different?
Jeff Robinette is a former insurance defense lawyer who knows the strategies of the insurance companies and knows how to prepare your injury case to win.
We never forget that your case isn’t just about obtaining compensation for your injuries — it’s about you and your family and helping you receive what you need to resume and rebuild your lives.
This is what the dedicated WV personal injury attorneys at the Robinette Legal Group PLLC do, all the time, and this is what makes us different from other law firms that say they handle personal injury claims.
Top West Virginia Personal Injury Attorney for Client Satisfaction
The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of West Virginia’s Personal Injury Attorney Jeffery L. Robinette as a Top 10 Personal Injury Attorney for Client Satisfaction and National Top 1% Malpractice and Injury Lawyer.
Our team of experienced WV injury attorneys understands that you most likely have many questions.
We have the personal injury claims knowledge base to answer all of your questions and give an honest evaluation of your case.
That’s why it is imperative for you to speak with an experienced WV personal injury attorney who can speak to your concerns and walk you through the injury claims process. We handle personal injury claims in WV on a contingency fee basis, meaning that you pay us nothing until you obtain compensation.
If you have been injured by some person, product, or corporation in West Virginia, our experienced team of attorneys and staff at the Robinette Legal Group has the ability to find and fight for every source of compensation you are due.
It’s important to understand that those who do not retain a lawyer run the risk of compromising their case. The insurance company has a cadre of attorneys on call at all times to represent their interests. And remember, their primary interest is minimizing the payouts on insurance claims.
Many people decide to handle it themselves, but they usually end up settling for a fraction of the amount that they could have received with the help of an experienced attorney who has 25 years of knowledge of the tactics of the insurance adjusters and their lawyers.
Remember, the job of the insurance adjuster is to offer you the least possible amount. The insurance company may hire detectives which will video record your movements and will thoroughly scan your social media accounts for evidence of falsehoods relating to your claim.
Statute of Limitations in West Virginia for Injury Cases
You generally have two years from the date you were injured or the act of malpractice to file a lawsuit.
There are a few exceptions to this time limit, primarily in the case of a child or if there was some fraud or coverup in an attempt to hide liability.
Experienced Morgantown West Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys
If you or your loved one has suffered from injuries inflicted by someone else’s negligence, it is necessary for you to seek help from an attorney who is experienced and qualified to take your case all the way to the West Virginia Supreme Court if necessary.
Tips for Finding the Best Personal Injury Lawyer in WV
- Don’t type in “find best lawyer” or you will be automatically directed to a list of paid attorney directories
- Do a Google search for your location and the type of lawyer that you need, for instance, “Morgantown WV Personal Injury Lawyer”
- Check the Google reviews and continue to the website which appears to be your best choice and read the bio for the managing attorney
- Look for a National Board Certified Trial Attorney, an honor achieved by only the top 5% of lawyers in the US
- Check the awards, affiliations, and BBB ratings
- Check social media links, especially Linkedin, to get a feel for whether this is an attorney and firm that you would be comfortable working with.
- When you have made your selection, call that office for a free consultation to discuss the facts of your injury claim and have your questions answered.
Morgantown, West Virginia Personal Injury Lawyer Jeff Robinette Has Successfully Handled Accident Injury Cases for Nearly 30 Years
A car, truck, or motorcycle accident injury can change your life forever. In order to obtain the compensation you need to pay for your medical bills, lost wages, and other hardships, it is crucial that you have an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side.
At Robinette Legal Group, our practice is focused on personal injury and wrongful death law. Since this is the primary focus of our practice (for many firms, it is not), we are able to apply our considerable experience, skill, and resources to our clients’ cases – and can help you win the best possible results.
Jeff Robinette is a lifetime member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, whose membership consists of the top trial lawyers in America who have achieved multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements. He is also a Silver Member of the Elite Lawyers of America, whose membership requires numerous multimillion-dollar recoveries for clients.
How Can You Achieve Maximum Compensation?
Contact our Morgantown personal injury attorneys for a free, no-obligation consultation about your claim. We promise to listen, give you honest advice, and be responsive to your needs. If we take your case, you will have an experienced, knowledgeable team of skilled trial lawyers fighting aggressively to win.
Our primary focus is on serious personal injury and insurance claims for plaintiffs, including:
- Personal injury and wrongful death claims: We have the professional resources to handle complex personal injury and wrongful death claims resulting from car accidents, workplace injuries, injuries to children, and defective products. Our firm handles all types of injuries, such as spinal cord, broken bone, nerve damage, and brain injury cases.
- Financial Losses: We focus a significant part of our practice on representing clients who have suffered financial damages and losses resulting from malpractice or professional negligence on the part of licensed professionals, including lawyers and law firms, construction professionals, and financial advisors. We are also very skilled and experienced in handling insurance claims.
We accept many types of personal injury litigation cases on contingency. You won’t pay attorneys’ fees unless you recover financial damages. For some financial damage cases, we offer reasonable hourly fees.
Put Experience and Dedication On Your Side
Contact us to arrange a cost-free consultation with an experienced West Virginia personal injury attorney today, Call Today 304.594.1800.
What is Personal Injury Law?
Personal injury law is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind, or emotions (such as pain and suffering), as opposed to an injury to property.
The term is most commonly used to refer to a type of lawsuit alleging that the plaintiff’s injury has been caused by the negligence of another.
The most common types of personal injury claims are vehicle accidents, workplace accidents, tripping accidents, assault claims, accidents in the home, and product defect accidents (produce liability), and vacation accidents.
The term personal injury also incorporates medical and dental accidents (medical negligence) and conditions that are often classified as industrial disease or injury cases, including asbestosis, mesothelioma, emphysema, pneumoconiosis, silicosis, chronic bronchitis, asthma, and strain injuries, deafness, and loss of eye sight, as well as burn injuries.
Depending upon the intent or negligence of a responsible party, the injured party may be entitled to compensation from that party through an insurance settlement or judgment.
Most attorneys represent clients on a contingency fee basis in which the attorney’s fee is a percentage of the plaintiff’s eventual compensation, payable when the case is resolved, with no payment necessary if the case is unsuccessful.
The amount of compensation for a personal injury will primarily depend on the severity of the injury. Serious injuries (such as broken bones, severed limbs, brain damage) that cause intense physical pain and suffering receive the highest injury settlements.
If a Member of Your Family Suffered a Catastrophic Injury near Morgantown, Call Our Injury Attorneys
What makes some injuries serious and others catastrophic is the impact the injury will have on the victim and family. A head injury suffered in a car accident may not have an immediate impact on the victim or spouse, but a year later, short-term personality and short-term memory are noticeably changed.
A person may still be able to walk after a serious back injury until months or years later, a misdiagnosed fracture of vertebrae leads to severe pain and partial paralysis. An eye injury may clear up, only to require major surgery months later to prevent blindness.
Any type of catastrophic injury can lead to a lifetime of medical treatment, physical rehabilitation, and lost earnings. That’s why an experienced personal injury attorney will never push for a quick settlement, even if the victim and family just want to take the insurance company’s early settlement offer and move on.
No Attorneys’ Fees Unless You Win · Former WV Insurance Defense Attorneys
The Robinette Legal Group is an experienced team of former insurance defense lawyers with professional knowledge, skill, and resources to represent clients in the most complex types of catastrophic injury and wrongful death claims.
Our personal injury lawyers understand catastrophic injuries because we spent many years on the other side of the courtroom, finding ways to discount the effect of the injury and financial damages.
Now we use that experience on behalf of plaintiffs who need full and fair money damages for a possible lifetime of medical care, lost earnings, social loss, and pain and suffering.
We have experience representing clients in all types of litigation cases involving WV catastrophic injury claims occurring near Morgantown, including:
- Head injuries, traumatic brain injury, TBI
- Serious burn injuries from being electrocuted, electrical shock injuries
- Spinal cord injuries, back injuries, paralysis
- Loss of eyesight, blindness
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Amputation, loss of arm or leg
- Lung and organ disease from toxic exposure
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