The firm’s clientele includes large and small employers and businesses, manufacturers, distributors, contractors, professional firms, and individuals.

Some of the areas in which we have defended insureds are:
  • Employer liability in "deliberate intent" cases
  • Wrongful death and catastrophic injury claims
  • Product liability
  • Medical monitoring cases
  • Premises liability
  • Toxic tort
  • Commercial disputes, including tortious interference with a business relationship, breach of contract and antitrust
  • Directors' and officers' liability
  • Employer practices liability, discrimination and other claims
  • Environmental liability
  • Liquor liability
  • Automobile accidents, personal and commercial
Some of the areas in which the firm has defended insurers are:

  • Bad faith, violation of the Unfair Trade Practices Act and extracontractual liability
  • Coverage disputes
  • Breach of contract and negligence
  • Amicus briefs at the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals
Successfully defending cases requires knowledge of, and experience with, our state and federal court systems, judicial officers, and jury pools.


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Michael J. Basile / Responsible Attorney