Wheeling Personal Injury Attorneys
30+ Years of Experience in Personal Injury
Our firm has earned a reputation of striving for the highest degree of
professional and ethical standards, both inside and outside of the courtroom.
Whether a case involves a toxic tort claim or other issue of personal
injury, our firm prevails against all odds as we work toward maximum compensation
and the elimination of unsafe practices. Our attorneys have developed
trust and respect in West Virginia and across the country through hard
work and an exceptional record of proven results, with
millions of dollars recovered for our clients in verdicts and settlements.
Our firm has an AV Preeminent® rating with Martindale-Hubbell®
that reflects our level of professional excellence. Our personal injury
attorneys have prevailed in several complex personal injury cases involving
toxic tort issues. Whether a case involves chemical exposure, mesothelioma,
or other issues of hazardous materials, our legal team has handled client
cases with positive results, striving to provide excellent, aggressive
legal representation for each and every client.With
more than 30 years of experience, Hartley & O'Brien, PLLC has vast knowledge, background, and resources
to use in matters of personal injury. We have arrived at this level of
success through superior service and personalized attention to each case.
Multi-Million Dollar Settlements and Verdicts
Attorney R. Dean Hartley is admitted to serve in several United States
courts, including the West Virginia Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals
for the Fourth and Sixth Circuit. Among his many professional associations,
Attorney Hartley serves as chairman of the American Trial Lawyers Association's
Benzene/Leukemia Litigation Group.
Leadership as well as membership in this group is a critical tool to level
the playing field when battling against the overwhelming resources of
corporate counsel, as can be expected in litigating a toxic tort claim.
The group concentrates on understanding the issues associated with benzene
toxicity and on educating members in strategic methods of case development
for individuals exposed to it. Mr. Hartley has become recognized for his
understanding of evidentiary issues in toxic tort cases, and has been
an invited speaker on several national programs discussing a recent Supreme
Court decision made in the toxic tort arena. He is one of several experienced
toxic tort claims lawyers at Hartley & O'Brien that uses his years
of experience and extensive knowledge to help clients in personal injury cases.
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Attorney R. Dean Hartley and the other West Virginia personal injury lawyers at our firm.
Serving Client Needs with Attention and Excellence
Our firm represents the rights of West Virginia workers, consumers and
their families from all walks of life. We strive to provide individual
and personalized attention to each and every case we accept. Our attorneys
possess an unwavering commitment to professionalism and high ethical standards
both in settlement negotiations and in pursuit of your cause in court.
At Hartley & O'Brien, PLLC, we have two vital goals in our representation:
- Fight for full compensation under the law in your case
- Eradicate unsafe conditions and work practices
By bringing large corporations before the bar and exposing the negligent
practices of public and private sector industry, especially in the area
of toxic torts, we hope to change conditions for the better for workers
and their families. In fact, we believe the health of the nation may depend
on our diligence as officers of the court to see to it that companies
and large corporations adhere to federal and state safety guidelines and
adequately cautioning consumers and employees of the potential risks associated
with toxic exposure.
Many personal injury claims involve individuals taking on employers and
companies who may have vast resources to bring against a claim. When facing
a difficult case, it is critical to have guidance from a legal team with a
strong understanding of evidentiary issues and the complexities of legal issues. Our firm's record of success and recognition of professional excellence
demonstrates our dedication to the needs of our clients and our legal
abilities. Call us today and learn how our West Virginia personal injury
attorneys may be able to help you move your case toward the most favorable
Schedule a free case evaluation
with Hartley & O'Brien, PLLC and see how our legal team may be
able to help you.