Since 2011, the founder of our firm – and prominent West Virginia
personal injury attorney –
R. Dean Hartley has been a member of the Leadership Council of the West Virginia University
School of Public Health. By providing support and leadership for the School
of Public Health, the Leadership Council helps the school’s members
build critical infrastructure within West Virginian and Appalachian communities:
communities that are often isolated and impoverished.
Now, for the 7th consecutive year, Attorney Hartley has been reappointed to the Leadership
Council, for a term that will extend until mid-summer 2021. As Attorney
Hartley’s alma mater, West Virginia University holds a special place
in his heart, and he is honored to continue serving his community by aiding
the School of Public Health in its vision.
Public Health Challenges in West Virginia
As one of the most impoverished areas in the nation, and containing more
than 100 counties considered to be at high poverty levels, the Appalachian
region has an exceptionally high demand for qualified public health professionals.
All too often, rural city officials lack the resources to educate citizens
about health hazards, and they also face serious challenges with funding
That’s why the
WVU School of Public Health is on a mission to “improve the health of West Virginians,”
and to uplift communities as both researchers and practitioners. By working
to improve and protect the population’s health through a combination
of research, community outreach, and education, the West Virginia School
of Public Health has made significant contributions to academia and to
the citizens across the state, particularly in rural regions.
Fighting to Win Compensation for the Unjustly Injured
At Hartley Law Group, PLLC, Attorney Hartley has fostered a true culture
of compassion for the injured, and encouraged his team to seek justice
for clients. He is passionate about defending those who have been victimized
by the negligence of others, and after witnessing countless insurance
companies and corporations take advantage of the public’s trust,
he has gained a true understanding of how these issues can affect the
With a special emphasis on the practice areas of toxic torts, product liability,
and personal injury, Attorney Hartley can assist if you’ve been
injured due to the careless actions of others. Your health and safety
is important to us, and when you contact Hartley Law Group, you can rest
assured that you will get the skilled and caring representation you need.
Contact us at 888.510.6547 today for a consultation.