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Frequently Asked Questions

Our West Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys Answer Your Questions

When you have been injured in an accident or as a result of someone else's negligence, you may think about hiring an attorney, but wonder if it is the right decision. With nearly 70 years of experience, our West Virginia personal injury lawyers and team at Berthold Law Firm, PLLC is dedicated to providing clients with high-quality representation. Having an attorney on your side can truly benefit the outcome of your case and help you to recover more compensation.

Please contact us today at (304) 605-2040 to schedule your complimentary case consultation with one of our skilled attorneys!

  • How Do I Choose the Right Lawyer?

    In many cases the choice of an attorney can significantly affect the ultimate value of your case. It is important to take the time to consider what type of claim you will be filing and what type of attorney will have the necessary knowledge and experience to help. If you are going to be facing trial, you need a lawyer with trial experience. When you are filing a personal injury claim for a workplace injury, you will need an attorney who is experienced in work related claims.

  • What is a Personal Injury Case?
    When you have been injured in an accident or sustained injuries as a result of the negligent and irresponsible actions of a third party, it is referred to as a personal injury case. Whether the party responsible is one person, a small business, or a large corporation, you will need a skilled attorney who can file a personal injury suit on your behalf.
  • How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer?
    Although there are some exceptions, in most cases our attorneys will accept cases on a contingency fee basis. What this means for you is that it will not cost you anything up front to hire a personal injury lawyer. If we win your case, we will take our fees out of the compensation, and if we do not win, you will not have to pay any attorney fees.
  • Will You Take My Case?
    We cannot answer this question until you have met with one of our attorneys. During your initial consultation, we will go over the details of your case and exactly what occurred, including investigating your medical records and any other evidence. We would be happy to offer you this consultation on a complimentary basis.
  • What is a Statute of Limitations?
    The period of time that you are able to legally file a claim for a case is referred to as statute of limitations. In West Virginia, medical malpractice cases generally must be filed within two years of the time of the incident. The statute of limitation for personal injury claims depend on the exact situation, which we can discuss with you in person.

    You can read more about the statute of limitations for medical malpractice cases on our blog.

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    We have extensive experience and success handling serious cases.

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