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1 Answer | Asked in Animal / Dog Law, Civil Litigation and Personal Injury for West Virginia on
Q: What happens in a civil litigation if it consists of a animal bite.what steps will happen?
Brooks West II
Brooks West II answered on Oct 14, 2019

It depends. A personal injury case involving an animal bite can sometimes be settled just like a car accident type case before a lawsuit even needs to be filed. The first step would be to call an attorney experienced in dog bite cases and get a free consultation. Although dog bite cases can be... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Business Formation, Business Law and Civil Litigation for West Virginia on
Q: Issue with electric provider

My electric provider states that I added the incorrect payment information and therefore is denying me the ability to correct my incorrect payment information, will not allow me to pay by phone, and is only giving me the option of paying in person. Do I have any legal recourse? Also there is a... Read more »

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar answered on Oct 6, 2019

I'm sorry for your ordeal with your electric bill. The Public Service Commission of West Virginia oversees public utilities - electric, gas, water, etc. Maybe you could contact them and ask if there is anything they could do to help.

Their website is: http://www.psc.state.wv.us/...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Civil Rights for West Virginia on
Q: i sustained multiple cruel and unusual punishments while in north central region jail in wv .may i sue for this?

pictures and grievances filed for an attorney to see. can someone help me?

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing answered on May 23, 2019

Contact the WVa Civil Liberties Union, ask for names of "cooperating attorneys" who handle prison litigation. They usually give free consults and can tell you if you have a case.

2 Answers | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Civil Litigation for West Virginia on
Q: Why would the lawyers representativing me not be the lawyers I signed a contract with?

I am the mdl in the west Virginia court and I see I have a case and number but the lawyer representativing is from another law firm si I am confused. Also do you have to be present for these trials

Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman answered on May 16, 2017

I would suggest you get a clear answer to your question about who your attorney is from the counsel you originally hired and signed a contract with. In many of these MDL product defect cases, lawyers will collaborate with other lawyers/law firms who may have already litigated the same type of case... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation for West Virginia on
Q: how do I get a pro bono attorey in civil suit

in a fraudulent voncealment case in civil action

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 27, 2015

You probably cannot get a pro bono attorney. Have you called legal aid?

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