At Goddard Law , we’re proud to have helped injured victims and their families throughout West Virginia secure the maximum settlement or verdict they were owed after a serious accident. Our track record speaks for itself—we’ve successfully recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients over the course of 20+ years of experience. Unlike other firms, our personal injury attorney is not satisfied with the first low-ball offer from an insurance company. Instead, we fight for the full, fair recovery our clients are owed. We are fully committed to you and your case. Browse our case results and then give us a call to find out how we can fight for you.

Truck Driver Injured at Drilling Site


Obtained settlements from well services company and employer (deliberate
intent) in excess of $200,000 for truck driver injured on oil and gas
drilling site.

Semi-Truck Accident

$1,300,000Obtained a $1.3 million jury verdict for our client who suffered a compound
leg fracture when a semi-truck lost control and struck a guard rail. Prior
to trial, the trucking company’s insurer offered only $150,000.

Sexual Harassment & Gender Discrimination

Confidential SettlementObtained a confidential settlement against hospital in sexual harassment
and gender discrimination claim where employee was terminated after reporting
alleged sexual harassment.
Nursing Home Fall $400,000.00

Obtained settlement of over $400,000 from the insurance carrier of nursing home, where the resident fell and suffered fractured ribs.

Case Number: $400,000.00

Race Discrimination

Confidential Settlement

Obtained a confidential settlement against oil and gas services provider
on behalf of minority client who was terminated after altercation with
white employee who was allowed to continue employment.

Improper Termination of a Contract $2,000,000.00

Obtained settlements totaling over $2 million on behalf of small oil and gas services provider when multi-national oil and gas company improperly terminated a contract.

Case Number: $2,000,000.00

Wrongful Death $1,800,000.00

Obtained wrongful death settlements totaling over $1.8 million dollars on behalf of the family of a boy killed in an accident at a summer camp.

Medical Negligence $600,000.00

Negotiated a settlement of over $600,000 from a hospital chain for the family of an elderly woman who developed pressure ulcers while a rehabilitation patient in hospital.

Case Number: $600,000.00

Motorcycle Accident $1,300,000.00Negotiated a settlement of over $1.3 million dollars for the family of a motorcycle rider struck by a tractor trailer.
Employment Contract Lawsuit Six-Figure

Obtained a six-figure jury verdict at trial equal to around four year’s salary in favor of a former employee in breach of employment contract lawsuit.

Auto Accident $2,000,000.00

Obtained a defense verdict in an auto accident claim where the plaintiff claimed damages at trial in excess of $2 million.

Fork Lift Accident $800,000.00

Negotiated a settlement totaling over $800,000 for a fork lift operator who suffered a fractured leg when struck by a commercial delivery truck.

Case Number: $800,000.00

Flood Damage $1,000,000.00

Obtained settlements totaling over $1 million against insurance carriers in an indemnification lawsuit stemming from flood damage claims.

Medical Negligence $300,000.00

Obtained settlements of nearly $300,000 from hospital and nursing home on behalf of the family of an elderly woman who developed pressure ulcers while a patient in hospital.

ATV/Four Wheeler & Motorcycle Accidents

Negotiated favorable settlements in products liability cases involving ATV/ four wheeler and motorcycle accidents.

Nursing Home Fall $150,000.00

Obtained a settlement in excess of $150,000.00 from a nursing home when an elderly woman suffered a fall and resulting fractured hip at a long term care facility.

Case Number: $150,000.00

Sexual Harassment & Gender Discrimination Confidential Settlement

Negotiated a confidential settlement against fast food chain in sexual harassment and gender discrimination claim where employee was forced to resign after repeated unwanted sexual advances by coworker.

Wrongful Death


Negotiated a confidential wrongful death settlement of over $1,000,000.00
on behalf of the family of a motorcycle rider involved in a collision
with a tractor trailer.

Malpractice & Fraud $400,000.00

Negotiated a settlement for our client for the full insurance policy limits of over $400,000 in an accounting malpractice and fraud case.

Case Number: $400,000.00

Death Due to Defective Drug Six-Figure

Obtained the maximum six-figure settlement amounts from insurance carriers and a drug manufacturer for the family of motorcycle rider injured in motorcycle accident who later died as a result of an allegedly defective drug.