Insurance Coverage & Dispute Lawyers in Clarksburg, Kingwood, Elkins & Parkersburg WV

For over a century servicing its clients throughout West Virginia, McNeer, Highland, McMunn and Varner, L.C. (“MHMV”) has excelled in all types of insurance related matters, while priding itself as a “go to” firm for our clients’ most difficult cases. Our insurance law attorneys have been recognized for the highest quality representation in the defense of insureds, representation of insurers in “bad faith” actions, and the handling of all types of insurance coverage issues, including excess insurance claims. Our insurance attorneys have experience successfully handling all types of insurance-related cases from the defense of insureds in simple auto accidents to coverage issues involving mass tort claims. Through decades of service, the attorneys of MHMV have participated in major insurance-related decisions by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and federal courts throughout West Virginia. Our attorneys continue to maintain an intimate knowledge of all courts, both state and federal, and the fifty-five (55) counties comprising the state courts in West Virginia, including the types of jurors to expect in different areas of the state.

MHMV believes in early case assessment and adjusts our staffing on individual matters accordingly to provide the highest value to our clients while always focusing on our clients’ needs and the control of costs; thereby allowing the clients’ goals to drive litigation strategies. The firm treats our clients’ expenses as if they were our expenses and conducts its litigation strategy accordingly. Our firm’s experienced West Virginia insurance attorneys are active in national defense organizations, including the American College of Trial Lawyers, the American Board of Trial Advocates, the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel, International Association of Defense Counsel, Litigation Counsel of America, Claims and Litigation Management Alliance and DRI. Participation in these organizations: FDCC, IADC, and the DRI Insurance Law Committee provides our attorneys with the opportunity allowing us to stay at the forefront of the latest developments in the industry in order to provide the highest quality representation, whether in pre-suit resolution of claims or through arbitration and trial.

MHMV maintains four strategically located law offices throughout West Virginia (Clarksburg, Parkersburg, Kingwood and Elkins) which allows MHMV to maintain a truly “local” counsel throughout virtually the entire state. Our attorneys have tried hundreds of cases to verdict in both state and federal courts, which provides the assurance to our clients that their hardest cases will be resolved proficiently. In conjunction with the firm’s appellate practice group, we have been involved in some of the most significant, landmark insurance decisions over the past two decades. MHMV has been recognized as an AV rated firm by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the gold standard for legal skill and ethical practice. Individually, our insurance practice attorneys have been recognized for excellence by Martindale-Hubbell and West Virginia SuperLawyers.

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“McNeer, Highland, McMunn & Varner LC is well-known for meeting the challenges of its clientele in a very straightforward manner while maintaining a close attorney-client relationship. The attorneys on staff provide dedication to detail and professionalism to each client in a variety of practice areas. We are large enough to handle all your legal needs, and small enough to care.”

– James N. Riley (Director/President)