Class Actions and Mass Torts
Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC has a proven track record of success defending clients in complex litigation matters in the state of West Virginia and adjoining areas in Virginia, eastern Kentucky, and eastern Ohio, including those involving multi-district litigation, class actions, and mass torts litigation.
These complex cases often involve thousands of plaintiffs, as well as numerous witnesses, experts, and hundreds of thousands of documents that must be carefully considered in developing a solid, meticulous defense that can withstand the enormous financial resources of the large plaintiff law firms and their media machines.
Our firm has the experience and resources necessary to effectively and efficiently serve as national lead counsel or as regional and local trial counsel for defendants named in class action lawsuits and complex litigation matters such as:
- Products liability claims
- Asbestos litigation
- Telecommunications litigation
- Professional malpractice claims
- Groundwater contamination/"brownfield" claims
- Construction defects litigation
- Predatory lending claims
- Benzene litigation
- Welding rod litigation/welding fume litigation
- Flood litigation
- Silica litigation
- Breach of express warranty claims
- Breach of implied warranty claims
- Phen-Fen diet drug litigation
- Rezulin litigation
- OxyContin litigation
- Breast implant litigation
Our skilled and experienced attorneys handle all phases of complex civil litigation from the earliest stages of discovery through trial and appeals. Using the latest technological resources to scan, organize, and manage the substantial numbers of documents associated with these cases, we have successfully defended numerous defendants in many mass tort and class action lawsuit cases.