West Virginia trial attorneys Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC get the results our clients deserve.

Goddard & Wagoner, PLLC litigation attorneys and the clients we represent regularly enjoy success in West Virginia and federal courtrooms. Below are the outcomes of some of our most recent cases. *

*Every legal matter is different. The outcome of each legal case depends upon many factors, including the facts of the case, and no attorney can guarantee a positive result in any particular case.

  • Obtained 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.
  • 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.
  • Negotiated a settlement of over $1.3 million dollars for the family of a motorcycle rider struck by a picky truck.
  • 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.
  • Obtained settlements totaling over $1 million against insurance carriers in an indemnification lawsuit stemming from flood damage claims.
  • 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.
  • Negotiated a settlement totaling over $800,000 for a fork lift operator who suffered a fractured leg when struck by a commercial delivery truck.
  • Negotiated a settlement for our client for the full insurance policy limits of over $400,000 in an accounting malpractice and fraud case.
  • 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.
  • Obtained settlement of over $400,000 from the insurance carrier of nursing home, where the resident fell and suffered fractured ribs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Obtained a confidential settlement against hospital in sexual harassment and gender discrimination claim where employee was terminated after reporting alleged sexual harassment.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Negotiated favorable settlements in products liability cases involving ATV/ four wheeler and motorcycle accidents.
  • Obtained a defense verdict in an auto accident claim where the plaintiff claimed damages at trial in excess of $2 million.

*Every legal matter is different. The outcome of each legal case depends upon many factors, including the facts of the case, and no attorney can guarantee a positive result in any particular case.