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Full-Service Morgantown Trial Attorneys and Business Counsel

The Morgantown trial attorneys and business counsel at Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC are the answer when you face legal challenges or have questions about your rights. A full-service law firm, we serve clients using real-world experience and dedication to your needs. From guidance on how to set up or sell a business entity and employment law issues to family law matters or vindicating your rights in personal injury and wrongful death cases, we provide 70 combined years of experience successfully safeguarding our clients’ interests.

More than Morgantown Trial Attorneys and Business Counsel, Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC is the Complete Package

Legal issues can seem daunting, even insurmountable at times, unless you have the right partner for direction and guidance. For legal matters in West Virginia (WV), that partner is Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC. Our long history of success and the respect of our peers in the legal community are evidence of our legal skills and commitment to client success.

Choosing the right WV trial lawyer or business attorney can be critical to developing workable solutions for your case early in the game. In WV business law and commercial matters, clients benefit from our real-world experience as business owners and entrepreneurs. See our specific practice areas below to learn more about how we can serve your legal needs.

WV Business Lawyers

As accomplished entrepreneurs and skilled attorneys, our WV business lawyers handle business transactions for clients across a range of industries in West Virginia and provide legally sound and commercially prudent solutions for business matters such as these:

  • Business Planning and Proper Formation, which Sets the Foundation for Success
  • Buy-Sell Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Facilities or Equipment Acquisition
  • Commercial Real Estate Transactions
  • Commercial Lease Agreements
  • Contracts for Purchase or Sale of Goods and Services
  • Employee and Independent Contractor Agreements
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Regulatory Compliance Issues

Commercial Litigation

The WV commercial litigation lawyers at Brewer & Giggenbach respond swiftly in time-sensitive situations. We work closely with clients to explore cost-effective solutions for corporate and commercial disputes such as the following:

  • Contract Disputes
  • Construction and Real Estate Issues
  • Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Disputes
  • Tortious Interference and Business Fraud

     

  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes/Business Dissolution
  • Breach of Fiduciary Duties by Financial Advisers 
  • Real Estate Disputes (transactions, right of way, easements)

  • Commercial Lease Agreements

  • Employee Litigation

Criminal Defense

Based in Morgantown, West Virginia, the law firm of Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC represents clients in Monongalia County and throughout West Virginia, including students who have been accused of any state or federal crime. Our leading WV criminal defense attorneys will investigate and defend cases involving:

  • DUI/DWI
  • Drug Possession or Distribution
  • Office of Student Life or Office of Student Conduct Matters
  • University Expulsion, Suspension, or Student Discipline

     

  • Shoplifting, Theft, or Burglary
  • Domestic Violence (such as battery, protective orders)
  • Traffic Violations (that put drivers’ licenses at risk)
  • White Collar Crime (such as embezzlement, fraud)

     

  • Sex Crimes (including rape, sexual abuse)

  • Serious Felonies (including robbery, murder, vehicular homicide, kidnapping)

  • Juvenile Crimes/Juvenile Delinquency

  • Probation Violations

Employment Law

When you are faced with WV employment law issues, you need someone with a track record for success in dealing with and litigating such matters. Brewer & Giggenbach’s attorneys are regularly consulted by area businesses and statewide organizations, including classified and non-classified employees for knowledgeable representation in contractual and West Virginia Public Employees Grievance Board matters involving:

  • Compensation

  • Promotion and Tenure

  • Evaluations

  • Negotiation of Contracts or Severance

  • Job Performance (reprimands and sanctions) or Termination

  • Sexual Harassment Claims
  • Discrimination and Termination Cases
  • Grievances

Family Law

WV family law cases require a sensitive touch by experienced family law attorneys. Based in Morgantown, West Virginia, we represent men and women throughout West Virginia to protect their rights in family law matters that involve issues like:

  • Divorce and Separation Agreements
  • Division of Property

     

  • Custody and Visitation Issues
  • Modification of Child Support
  • Paternity

     

  • Prenuptial Agreements

  • Business/Asset Valuation

Medical Malpractice

Success in WV medical malpractice cases requires experience, a thorough understanding of the science behind medical matters and standards of care, and litigation skills gained through years in private practice. With 70 years of combined experience, William Brewer, Bader Giggenbach, and Stephanie Shepherd have handled all types of medical malpractice cases, which have included:

  • Failure to Diagnose (delayed treatment)

  • Wrong Diagnosis

  • Surgical Malpractice and Errors

  • Emergency Room Errors

     

  • Lab Errors
  • Birth Injury
  • Anesthesia Errors
  • Wrong Medication/Prescription Errors 
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Medical Product Liability (including pacemakers, heart valves, medication pumps)

Nursing Home Neglect

Many nursing home and assisted living facility residents are hesitant to disclose abuse. They may fear the abuse will worsen. They may think that reporting mistreatment will make them a burden on their family members. In some cases, they may be unable to communicate what is taking place due to physical or mental conditions. It often falls on family members to notice signs of nursing home abuse and put a stop to it. Signs that an elderly loved one could be a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect can include:

  • Dehydration or Malnutrition
  • Unexplained Bruises, Cuts, or Fractures
  • Bedsores

     

  • Abrupt Changes in Patient’s/Resident’s Behavior
  • Consistently Kept in an Over-Medicated Condition

     

  • Visitors Never Being Allowed to be Alone with a Resident

  • Missing Personal Possessions

Personal Injury

WV personal injury law sets high hurdles for proving and recovering under a claim. A successful personal injury claim has at the helm experienced trial counsel, like those found at Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC. Here, your WV personal injury lawyer is prepared to aggressively pursue full and fair compensation for personal injury claims involving:

  • Car Accidents/Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Truck Accidents and 18-Wheeler Accidents
  • Workplace and Construction Site Accidents
  • Motorcycle Crashes with Injuries
  • Slip-and-Fall Accidents and Premises Liability
  • Defective Product Injuries (seeking compensation from all responsible parties, such as manufacturers) 
  • Medical Mistakes (by doctors and hospitals, including mistakes by surgeons and anesthesiologists)

  • Nursing Home Negligence

  • Wrongful Death Claims

Wrongful Death

At Brewer & Giggenbach, we vindicate the wrongful death of your loved one to hold responsible the accountable party or parties. Your wrongful death case is as important to us as it is to you. Through negotiation or litigation, Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC may be able to help clients recover compensation for the following:

  • Medical Expenses
  • Funeral Expenses
  • Lost Income
  • Emotional Damages for the Loss of Companionship

Morgantown Trial Attorneys and Business Counsel to Meet All of Your Needs

At the end of the day, the experienced attorneys at Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC have to experience and skills you need to protect your interests, negotiate a deal, or vindicate your rights, whether you’re local to greater Monongalia County or beyond. For more information about how the Morgantown trial attorneys and business counsel at Brewer & Giggenbach, PLLC can help you, call (304) 291-5800 or complete our online contact form.

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Morgantown Law Office

265 High Street 4th Floor

Morgantown, WV 26505

(304) 291-5829