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    Announcing Our New Location in Charleston Our goal at Hartley & O'Brien is to use our experience, history of successful case results, and numerous accolades to help our clients succeed. As ...
  • Hartley & O'Brien, PLLC at the 2014 Debbie Green 5k
    Hartley & O'Brien, PLLC took part in the 2014 Debbie Green 5k: The Race for A Reason on Saturday, August 2, 2014 in Wheeling, WV. All proceeds of from the race will go to a local recipient who ...
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  • What is a Toxic Tort?
    A toxic tort is a particular type of personal injury lawsuit in which the injured person claims that his or her exposure to a chemical caused their injury or disease. People are typically exposed to a ...
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  • What is a Toxic Tort?
    A toxic tort is a particular type of personal injury lawsuit in which the injured person claims that his or her exposure to a chemical caused their injury or disease. People are typically exposed to a ...
  • Steroid Product Recalled Due to Meningitis Contamination
    Earlier this week, a compounding pharmacy recalled a spinal steroid injection after the Food and Drug Administration discovered fungal meningitis in containers of the product. New England Compounding ...
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  • VICTORY FOR INJURED WORKERS IN WV SUPREME COURT
    Deborah Harris filed suit against CSX Transportation, Inc. asserting that her deceased husband's work on the railroad, and particularly his exposure to diesel exhaust, caused his development of ...
  • FELA & Railroad Injuries
    The Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) is a United States federal law that gives interstate railroad workers that have been injured, sickened or killed during the course of their employment the ...
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  • Fracking Explosion in Doddridge County
    On Sunday morning, July 7, 2013, an explosion occurred at a hydraulic fracturing operation in Doddridge County, West Virginia, near the community of New Milton. At least five people were injured in ...
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    A recent Columbia University School of Nursing five-year study of infection rates in American nursing homes found that a greater percentage of residents are experiencing infections, many of which are ...
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    A recent Columbia University School of Nursing five-year study of infection rates in American nursing homes found that a greater percentage of residents are experiencing infections, many of which are ...
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    Recently, Hartley & O'Brien successfully opposed a motion to dismiss a railway worker's claim for improper venue. As we previously noted on this website, Hartley & O'Brien, along ...
  • FELA & Railroad Injuries
    The Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA) is a United States federal law that gives interstate railroad workers that have been injured, sickened or killed during the course of their employment the ...
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