Harry G. Deitzler

Attorney in Charleston, WV
Named: Who's Who in American Law; Who's Who in America; Who's Who in the World. Taught and Lectured: Deposition of the Defendant's Biochemical Engineering Expert (NCA-Dallas TX); Direct and Cross Examination of the Neuropsychologist (NCA-Aspen, CO); Brain Injury Cases on a Budget (Mt. Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY); How to Make the Most Out of Depositions (American Association for Justice-WVU Law School); Alternative Dispute Resolution: What's Happening in the Federal District Courts (NCA-Breckenridge, CO); Elimination of Court Backlog and Delays by the Use of ADR, Mediation, Telephonic Hearings, and Other Techniques (West Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting-Charleston, WV); Law Office Management with Computers: Hardware, Office Software, CD ROM, Internet (WVAJ-Charleston, WV); How to Settle a Small Claim (Arkansas TLA-Fayetteville, AK); Jury Selection and the Legal Assistant's Role (WVAJ-Charleston, WV); Insurance Bad Faith Claims in West Virginia (Lorman-Charleston, WV). Co-chairman, National Mealeys C-8/PFOA Science, Risks and Litigation Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October 24 and 25, 2005. President, West Virginia Prosecuting Attorney's Association, 1986-1988. Democratic Candidate, Office of West Virginia Attorney General, 1988. Formerly with Preiser Law Offices, Charleston. Vice President of Public Justice, Washington, D.C. and Oakland, California.

Areas of Law

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Bad Faith Litigation
  • Bad Building Litigation
  • Big Rig Litigation
  • Brain Injury
  • Car Wreck
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Catastrophic Property Damage
  • Class Action
  • Mass Torts
  • Contaminated Body Parts
  • Defective Construction Litigation
  • Doctor Negligence
  • Doctor Malpractice
  • Head Injury
  • Hospital Malpractice
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Inadequate Security
  • Insurance Lawsuits
  • Lawyer Negligence
  • Lawyer Malpractice
  • Major Injury Litigation
  • Medical Negligence
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Pharmaceutical Negligence
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability Litigation
  • Professional Negligence
  • Railroad Litigation
  • Tractor Trailer Litigation
  • Workers Compensation Litigation
  • Workplace Accidents
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Aquatic Injuries
  • Automobile Injuries
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Commercial Vehicle Liability
  • Cumulative Trauma
  • Dog Bites
  • Electrical Injury
  • Electromagnetic Field Litigation
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Neurolaw
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Personal Injury Appeals
  • Personal Injury Arbitration
  • Personal Injury Mediation
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • Power Line Contact Injury
  • Psychological Injury
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Third Party Wrongful Death
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Tourist Injuries
  • Transfusion Associated AIDS
  • Unintended Acceleration
  • Whiplash
  • Wrongful Death


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5.0 out of 5.0

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Experience & Credentials



Admission Details

Admitted in 1976, West Virginia
1976, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
1989, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Law School Attended

West Virginia University Law School
Class of 1976

University Attended

West Virginia University
Class of 1973

Birth Information

Born in 1951
South Charleston, West Virginia, March 24, 1951

Associations & Memberships

American and National Bar Associations; American Association for Justice (Sustaining Member); West Virginia Association for Justice (Board Member); Public Justice Foundation (Vice President).... More

Representative Transactions

Recovery for victims of C8 groundwater pollution by corporate giant Dupont in the Parkersburg, West Virginia surrounding areas. That settlement, valued in excess of $300 million, resulted in cleanup of six community water systems and the creation of the largest, most in depth, medically verified, community health study in history.

Representative Cases

State ex rel. E.I. Dupont De Nemours and Co. v. Hill, 214 W.Va. 760, 591 S.E.2d 318 (W.Va.Sup.Ct. 2003; State ex rel. Dunlap v. Berger, 211 W.Va. 549, 567 S.E.2d 265 (W.Va.Sup.Ct. 2002); Leach v. E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Co., 2002 WL 1270121 (W.Va.Sup.Ct. 2002); State v. Ladd, 210 W.Va. 413, 557 S.E.2d 820 (W.Va.Sup.Ct. 2001); Armor v. Lantz, 207 W... More

Contact Information






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Office Information
Harry G. Deitzler
 500 Tracy Way,
Charleston, WV 25311


The Law Firm of Hill, Peterson, Carper, Bee & Deitzler, P.L.L.C. (Charleston, West Virginia)

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