• Drugged Driving - A Rising Epidemic in West Virginia

      West Virginia has a drug problem. And Harrison County may be as bad as anywhere in the state. Police across the state have noticed one of the consequences of that drug problem – more and more people ...

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    • Ohio Traffic Deaths Increase in 2014

      At Goddard & Wagoner PLLC, we represent injured people throughout West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Our firm has settled wrongful death cases in Ohio and West Virginia, and statistics are not ...

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    • Who Is at Fault in a Car or Truck Crash Involving Snow or Ice?

      Winter is coming and with it, car and truck collisions in which the road conditions are a contributing factor to the crash. Clients often ask, who is at fault in one of these car or truck accidents. ...

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    • Legal Malpractice in West Virginia - Who Should You Call If You Think You Have a Claim?

      Goddard & Wagoner PLLC has offices in Clarksburg, WV and Morgantown, WV. However, our lawyers handle lawsuits all over West Virginia, eastern Ohio and southwestern Pennsylvania. Legal malpractice ...

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    • Xarelto and Eliquis

      ELIQUIS AND XARELTO are drugs in a class known as New Oral Anticoagulants. They have been touted as simpler alternatives to warfarin for patients at risk for blood clots. Xarelto and Eliquis can lead ...

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    • HealthSouth MountainView Regional Rehabilitation Center

      HealthSouth MountainView Regional Rehabilitation Center is located in Morgantown, West Virginia. Its primary purpose is helping patients improve their strength and health following injuries or ...

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    • Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Clarksburg, Fairmont and Morgantown WV

      Not every lawyer is prepared to handle a medical malpractice case. These cases are much more complicated, expensive, and require a level of skill to understand the medicine. The lawyers at Goddard & ...

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    • Motorcycle Riders Deserve Equal Legal Rights

      A new bill, cosponsored by Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia, would prohibit federal grants to States which allow motorcycle-only checkpoints. The senators state that such checkpoints are ...

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    • What Types of Insurance Are Available to Compensate a Car, Truck or Motorcycle Crash Victim?

      If you are injured in a traffic accident due to the carelessness, negligence or recklessness of another, you may be looking for compensation for the medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, ...

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    • What Types of Money Damages Can a Motorcycle, Truck or Car Crash Victim Recover?

      We regularly represent individuals injured in truck, motorcycle and serious car accidents. Often, our clients are unaware of the nature and type of compensation available to those injured or killed in ...

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    • Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC Now Taking Injury Claims in Maryland & District of Columbia

      Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC is renowned for being the leading name in personal injury claims all around West Virginia. Throughout our 20+ years of collective legal experience, we have secured multiple ...

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    • Blow the Whistle on Government Waste

      Our West Virginia Qui Tam attorneys protect and reward citizens who expose government waste. “Qui Tam” is part of Latin phrase that loosely translates as “suing in the king’s name as well as for ...

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    • In West Virginia, Call 1-800-Hurt-Now

      Goddard & Wagoner is getting ready to start a new, exciting ad campaign. To go along with it, we have a new phone number to supplement our historical number (304-623-HELP (4357). While the old number ...

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    • PA Legislators Seek to Hold Nursing Homes Accountable for Abuse

      The Pennsylvania General Assembly is considering a bill to improve the way information regarding nursing home abuse and neglect is collected and shared among various government entities. According to ...

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    • Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

      In a recent case from Springfield, Ohio , a nursing aid stands accused of kicking a 95 year old resident. The signs and symptoms of nursing home abuse are usually not this clear. If your loved one is ...

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    • Nursing Home Abuse Jury Verdict of More Than $5.5 Million in Colorado

      A jury in Colorado awarded more than $5,500,000, $5 million of which was punitive in nature, to the family of a woman who was the victim of abuse which ultimately resulted in her death. The lawyers ...

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    • Looking to Maximize the Value of Your Gas, Oil, or Shale?

      Looking to maximize the value of your gas, oil, or shale? The oil and gas attorneys at Goddard & Wagoner use our resources to make the most of yours. The Appalachian region has always been blessed ...

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    • Oil and Gas Injuries

      The oil and gas industry is thriving in West Virginia. The Marcellus Shale formation running from New York to Tennessee covers the vast majority of West Virginia. Most companies drilling into the ...

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    • The Oil and Gas Attorneys of Goddard & Wagoner Represent Mineral Owners and Small Producers Throughout the Appalachian Basin

      With offices in Clarksburg and Morgantown, West Virginia, the oil and gas attorneys of Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC run a truly regional practice. Our lawyers represent mineral owners and producers ...

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    • Why Do I Need a Lawyer?

      WHY DO I NEED A GOOD LAWYER? If you are injured, you may consider representing yourself. After all, won’t the other side appreciate that you are being open and honest? After all, you don’t want to ...

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    • Avvo Rated

      Attorney David Goddard is now Avvo rated.

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    • Stay Safe this Boating Season!

      It is Summer time and many of us will be taking to the water to beat the heat. Whether you spend your time on Tygart Lake, Cheat Lake or Deep Creek Lake or the Monongahela or Ohio Rivers and whether ...

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    • Trucking Industry Problems Admitted by NTSB

      The National Transportation Safety Board has recognized the problems that exist with heavy trucks and truck fatalities in the United States. See ...

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    • Truck Accident Lawyers in West Virginia - Choose Goddard & Wagoner

      Trucks are enormous. They pull trailers and tankers and can weigh up to 80,000 pounds. Yet, they are driven by humans who sometimes fail to pay attention, fail to maintain safe stopping distances, and ...

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    • Tractor Trailer Deaths on the Rise for the Fourth Straight Year

      Large commercial trucks create a hazard when the driver fails to act with extreme caution. Barreling down the highway weighing up to 80,000 pounds, these trucks wreak havoc when they are involved in ...

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    • Coal Mining Injuries and Death in West Virginia

      Just recently, two accidents have occurred in West Virginia coal mines. While the industry continues to shrink due to over-regulation by our executive branch, the risks to our miners continue. When an ...

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    • NPR and ProPublica Confirm Reveals Significant Injustices to Victims of Workplace Injuries

      According to a recent NPR and ProPublica investigation, state reforms to workers’ compensation laws have systematically demolished the system. In many states, including West Virginia, the victims of ...

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    • Coal Mining Injuries and Deaths in WV

      Mining has always been a fundamental part of West Virginia’s economy. In fact, 43 of our 55 counties have mineable coal. Coal companies pay nearly $2 Billion in annual payroll in West Virginia alone. ...

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    • Wrongful Death in Nursing Homes - WY, OH and PA

      When is a death in a nursing home a “wrongful death?” Many people think that people who go to nursing homes are sent there to die. While some patients go to nursing homes to spend their last days on ...

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