Personal Injury

Understanding the Factors that Determine Trucking Company Liability in a Truck Accident

Truck accidents can have devastating consequences, leading to severe injuries and property damage. Determining liability in these cases can be complex, as multiple parties may be involved. If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident, it’s important to understand when a trucking company may be held liable. In this blog […]

Hartley Law Group Represents a Client Injured in Medical Procedure

Dencil M. McGrew is suing his physician, Nathan R. Hatfield, because of injuries he suffered while undergoing a CT-guided biopsy. R. Dean Hartley and Mark R. Staun of Hartley Law Group, PLLC are representing McGrew alongside an attorney from Blaydes Law. What Prompted the Filing of the Suit? In 2019, McGrew had a biopsy of […]

Medical Negligence Claim Filed Over Death of 23-Year-Old Huntington Woman

Complaint Filed in Cabell Circuit Court Last month, Cara Davis, administrator of the estate of Rosemarie Lynn McNeely, filed a medical negligence claim in Cabell Circuit Court against Dr. Neil Panchal and Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Jody Frazier. Davis’s complaint accuses Dr. Panchal and Nurse Practitioner Frazier of failing to correctly assess Ms. McNeely’s condition. […]

Hartley Law Group, PLLC Sponsors 2022 Bob Huggins Fish Fry Fundraiser

Hartley Law Group, PLLC is once again a proud sponsor of the Bob Huggins Fish Fry on February 18, 2022, which benefits the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment at the WVU Cancer Institute and Remember the Miners Flagship Scholars Program at the WVU College of Engineering and Mineral Sciences. Coach Bob Huggins’ goal is […]

Hartley Law Group, PLLC Moves to Wheeling & Charleston

Hartley Law Group, PLLC has made the move to new locations in Wheeling and Charleston, West Virginia. Our new addresses are 7 Pine Ave, Wheeling, WV 26003 and 500 Virginia St. East, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25301. We are proud to provide all of the same quality legal counsel at 2 beautiful new locations. We […]

West Virginia Woman Sues Bluefield OB-GYN for Stillborn Twin

Pregnancy can be a joyous time of growth and potential, but it is also a period that requires a great deal of trust between patients and their doctors. The medical care a pregnant woman receives from conception through delivery must meet pre-established standards and is crucial for both mother and child. One Mercer County woman […]

Nursing Home Infections on the Rise

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 life-threatening. The study found increased prevalence of pneumonia, urinary tract infections, viral hepatitis, septicemia, wound infections, and multiple drug-resistant organisms. In fact, the study found […]

Airborne Dust from Mountaintop Mining Linked to Lung Cancer in Nearby Communities

Researchers from West Virginia University’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center have recently published findings that reveal a causal link between mountaintop mining operations and lung cancer rates in nearby residential neighborhoods. While it has long been speculated that abnormally high rates of lung cancer in mountaintop mining communities are attributable to poor air quality, there […]

Severe Form of Black Lung Returns to Threaten Appalachian Coal Miners

A severe incarnation of black lung disease, Progressive Massive Fibrosis (PMF), affects nearly ten-times more Appalachian coal miners today than it did in the 1970s. Recent data analysis from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has revealed that the potentially lethal effects of PMF are currently afflicting 3.2% of miners in the […]

What to Expect in a Mesothelioma Lawsuit

Take Immediate Action in Filing for a Claim When preparing to file a claim or pursue a lawsuit for mesothelioma, it is important to remember that each state has a statute of limitations for filing. In West Virginia, individuals have two years from diagnosis to file a claim, or two years from death to file […]