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Morgantown Personal Injury Attorneys

Our elite law firm, Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC, is located in Morgantown, West Virginia.

We have assisted countless victims and their families throughout West Virginia who have suffered injuries caused by another’s negligence.

Our Morgantown personal injury attorneys stand above the rest; we protect the rights of the injured to receive the compensation they are rightfully owed for their losses.

Our experienced Morgantown personal injury attorneys focus on securing the results and justice that our clients are entitled to under West Virginia law.

Our firm offers considerable negotiation skills and battle-tested trial experience in all of our practice areas.

We will remain dedicated to you and your case so that you can focus on your health and complete recovery.

Personal Injury Cases

If you or a significant other has suffered from critical or disastrous injuries as a result of another party’s negligence, it can be overwhelming.

Medical treatment and rehabilitation can be extremely expensive and adapting to lifestyle changes can be challenging. Taking care of an injured loved one is both emotionally stressful and financially draining.

Our lawyers are highly skilled and experienced in numerous categories of civil and commercial litigation, and we help clients who have experienced car accidents, medical malpractice, motorcycle accidents, burn injuries, truck accidents, nursing home abuse, and workplace injuries, among others.

In West Virginia, you may be eligible for compensation for your medical bills, pain and suffering, physical therapy costs, lost wages, and all other expenses resulting from your accident.

Your personal injury lawyer will help you prove the degree of your injuries so that you can receive the highest amount of compensation for your suffering, both economic and non-economic.

In some cases, you may even be able to receive punitive damages.

Employment Law Cases

Our experienced Morgantown attorneys also routinely handle employment law cases.

If you have been a victim of sexual harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation at work, we are prepared to fight to protect your employment rights.

West Virginia law strictly forbids workplace discrimination based on the age (40 and older), sex, race, religion, disability (physical or mental, blindness), AIDS/HIV status, and even off-duty tobacco use.

Furthermore, federal law makes it illegal to discriminate based on the following national origin, citizenship status, and genetic information.

The Human Rights Commission strictly enforces state anti-discrimination laws throughout West Virginia.

It is crucial that you recognize your rights, as it will help you avoid being taken advantage of by an employer or coworkers.

Our experienced Morgantown employment lawyers will use our vast skills and extensive resources to fight for your rights as a worker in West Virginia.

Family Law Cases

The compassionate attorneys of Goddard & Wagoner assist clients with a variety of family issues, including child custody, divorce, separation, alimony, property division, domestic violence, adoption, marital agreements, modifications, and paternity disputes.

Family law cases can be extremely sensitive matters that should not be handled by just any attorney.

Our lawyers are dedicated to treating clients with the care and respect they deserve as well as achieving the best results possible in each case.

Oil and Gas Leases

Our law firm deals with oil and gas leases throughout West Virginia.

Unconventional drilling methods can lead to complex legal issues.

The concerns of every landowner are slightly different.

Our attorneys are experts in gas and oil law throughout the Appalachian Basin.

Unlike other law firms, we appreciate the market conditions in our area.

We have a long track record of successfully representing interests of West Virginia’s mineral owners and small producers.

Our lawyers are extremely competent at helping West Virginia mineral owners and landowners negotiate the best conceivable deals for their property.

For new leases, we help owners secure higher advance bonuses and royalty percentages.

Our attorneys can effectively negotiate lease terms to protect surface rights, safeguard water supplies, and specify the location of wells, roads, and equipment.

For owners who have aged leases, we can assist in negotiating revised leases that guarantee producers completely develop all resources, so the owners can receive the maximum value from the renegotiated leases.

Another area of focus is disputes over ownership rights.

In West Virginia, sometimes it is unclear who owns what.

When land or mineral owners cannot reach an agreement on the details of ownership rights, our lawyers can help.

We effectively preserve, restore and maximize our clients’ rights to land and resources.

A Sample of Our Case Results

Our firm’s leading reputation and past performance speaks for itself. Goddard & Wagoner has successfully recovered millions of dollars for our clients. Some of our noteworthy case results include:

  • Our client suffered a compound leg fracture after a semi-truck lost control and struck a guardrail. While the trucking company’s insurer offered only $150,000, we obtained a $1.3 million jury verdict.
  • We obtained settlements in excess of $200,000 for a truck driver injured on an oil and gas drilling site.
  • We received a defense verdict in an auto accident claim in which the plaintiff claimed damages in excess of $2 million.
  • We negotiated a wrongful death settlement, on behalf of the family of a motorcycle rider involved in a collision with a tractor trailer, in excess of $1,000,000.
  • Settled an accounting malpractice and fraud case for the full insurance policy limits of over $400,000.

The above case results are just a small fraction of our successful track record.

Are You Looking to Hire an Experienced Local Morgantown Attorney?

David Goddard and Eddie Wagoner founded Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC in 2012.

Together they have over 20 years of combined legal experience.

The law firm is dedicated to assisting the citizens of Morgantown, as well as West Virginia, in fighting for their rights.

Our attorneys are highly skilled at negotiating and can greatly increase your chances of receiving a favorable resolution to your case, whether it is a settlement or a trial judgement.

Our attorneys have effectively recovered millions of dollars on behalf of injured victims and their families throughout West Virginia.

We handle an extensive variety of personal injury cases, including burn injuries, car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, workplace injuries, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and oil and gas injuries.

Additionally, we handle family law issues, such as divorce, child custody, and or paternity disputes.

We invite you to learn more about our specific practice areas by browsing our website or giving our office a call at (304) 933-1411.