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What is Toxic Tort?

4 Things to Consider When Hiring a Personal Injury Attorney

Toxic chemical exposure, particularly exposure that occurs on the job can cause life-altering, if not life-threatening injuries for the victim. Whenever someone's health, safety and wellbeing have been adversely affected by such a situation or another preventable accident, it's absolutely vital that the injured work with an attorney who is uniquely qualified to handle toxic tort claims. When you've suffered injury or illness from an accident or chemical exposure, there are four things to consider when hiring a personal injury attorney:

  1. Experience
  2. Proven Results
  3. Reputation and Recognition
  4. Personal One-On-One Attention

At Hartley & O'Brien, PLLC, we have been representing West Virginia workers for over 30 years in their personal injury and toxic tort claims. Over the past three decades we sharpened our negotiation and trial skills to the extent that we have secured several million dollar judgments on behalf of our clients.

Our commitment to being the best in our field has not gone unnoticed. Our dedication to delivering results on behalf of our clients has earned us the AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, which is the highest rating an attorney can receive for ethical standards and legal ability by this esteemed attorney rating service.

With over 30 years serving West Virginia workers with their personal injury and toxic tort claims, our firm has earned a reputation for obtaining large million dollar verdicts and settlements for those suffering from a host of injuries, illnesses and diseases such as mesothelioma, lung cancer and various blood cancers. With a deep level of knowledge, insight and experience with some of the most complex claims involving toxic chemical exposure, our firm is recognized for being able to handle the most challenging personal injury claims in West Virginia.

Whether you're a railroad worker, a gasoline hauler, a rubber worker or a consumer, you deserve one-on-one, personalized attention from you attorney. We treat our clients as if they were a member of our own family, and we always strive to obtain the most compensation possible. We know that if it were one of our family members we would want the best for them, and we treat our clients no differently. You and your case will be treated with the respect you deserve throughout the entire process because we care about making your experience with us as rewarding as possible.

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