Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

Established in 2000

Practice Area: General Civil Trial Practice, Federal Practice, Appellate Courts 426 more areas of practice + 426 more

Attorneys at This Firm 20 + attorneys view all
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Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

Serving Charleston, WV view address

Serving Charleston, WV view address

Attorney Awards AV Preeminent

About Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

Shuman, McCuskey, and Slicer, PLLC represents clients in high stakes litigation in multiple industries, including insurance, construction, medical malpractice, oil, gas, and coal, construction, and governmental entity law.

Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC is a full service law firm defending clients in high stakes litigation involving businesses, insurance, catastrophic loss, construction, medical malpractice, and governmental entities thro...

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Shuman, McCuskey, and Slicer, PLLC represents clients in high stakes litigation in multiple industries, including insurance, construction, medical malpractice, oil, gas, and coal, construction, and governmental entity law.

Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC is a full service law firm defending clients in high stakes litigation involving businesses, insurance, catastrophic loss, construction, medical malpractice, and governmental entities throughout the entire State of West Virginia and Virginia.

The reputation of the firm is built upon providing aggressive and exceptional representation for our clients. Our "client first" attitude means that each and every member of the firm is enthusiastic and dedicated to serving his or her clients in an effective, efficient and prompt manner.

We provide insight into cases from many different angles because of the varied background of the attorneys. Our attorneys have the experience and know-how to reduce complex legal matters into simple, understandable issues.

Through continuing legal education, speaking engagements and authorship in numerous legal publications, our attorneys keep their knowledge current and their abilities sharp.

Our enthusiasm and commitment to hard work extends to the communities in which our attorneys live and work. Our attorneys and staff are heavily involved in numerous civic and charitable organizations.

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Areas of Law

  • General Civil Trial Practice
  • Federal Practice
  • Appellate Courts
  • Commercial Law
  • Administrative Law
  • Coal
  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Aviation Law
  • Workers Compensation
  • Computer Law
  • Medical Law
  • Dental
  • Architectural Law
  • Engineering Malpractice Defense
  • Product Liability
  • State Government Law
  • Municipal Government
  • Professional Liability Defense Practice
  • Toxic Tort Defense
  • Mass Tort Litigation
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Class Action Defense
  • Appellate Practice
  • Insurance Bad Faith Defense
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage Defense
  • Surgeons Liability
  • Premises Liability Defense
  • Environmental Law
  • Construction Law
  • Small Business Law
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Hospitality Law
  • Hotel Liability
  • Hotel and Resort Law
  • Private Club Law
  • Recreational Law
  • Restaurant Law
  • Restaurant Liability
  • Civil Liability
  • Tort Defense
  • Tort Liability
  • Mass Torts
  • Intentional Torts
  • Asbestos Defense
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
  • Toxic Tort Class Actions
  • Toxic Exposure
  • Lanham Act
  • Unfair Competition
  • Workers Compensation Defense
  • Internet Technology
  • Medical Technology
  • Technical Litigation
  • Technology Law
  • Religious Institutions Liability
  • Accountants Liability
  • Accountants Malpractice
  • Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
  • Agents and Brokers Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Architects and Engineers Errors and Omissions
  • Appraisers Liability
  • Architects and Engineers Malpractice
  • Architects and Engineers Liability
  • Auditors Malpractice
  • Design Professionals Liability
  • Design Professionals Malpractice
  • Design Professionals Errors and Omissions
  • Directors and Officers Errors and Omissions
  • Directors and Officers Insurance Coverage
  • Directors and Officers Liability
  • Professional Errors and Omissions
  • Professional Liability Defense
  • Professional Liability Insurance Coverage
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Surveyors Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Automotive Products Liability
  • Drug and Medical Device Defense
  • Engineering Products Liability
  • Environmental Products Liability
  • Food Borne Disease
  • Food Products Liability
  • Industrial Products Liability
  • Heart Device Litigation
  • Heavy Equipment Products Liability
  • Product Defects
  • Product Failure
  • Product Recall
  • Product Safety
  • Product Warning Labels
  • Products Liability Insurance Coverage
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Recreational Products Liability
  • Recreational Vehicle Products Liability
  • Information and Privacy
  • Privacy Litigation
  • Privacy and Publicity
  • Right of Publicity
  • Right of Privacy
  • Privacy Law
  • Private Security Litigation
  • Premises Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Inadequate Security
  • Premises Liability
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Negligence Defense
  • Negligence
  • Natural Resources
  • Coal Mining
  • Drainage Law
  • Drainage and Levee
  • Mineral Law
  • Mine Safety
  • Liquefied Natural Gas
  • Mining Law
  • Natural Gas
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Oilfield Personal Injury
  • Municipal Law
  • Municipal Civil Rights
  • Municipal Defense
  • Municipal Risk Management
  • Municipal Torts
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Chiropractors Malpractice
  • Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice Defense
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Medical Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Medical Liability
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Medical Negligence
  • Medical-Legal Law
  • Medication Errors
  • Mental Health Professionals Malpractice
  • Nursing Liability
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Oncology Law
  • Optometric Malpractice
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Pharmacists Liability
  • Physicians Professional Liability
  • Physicians Rights
  • Physicians Risk Management
  • Podiatric Malpractice
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Psychology Malpractice
  • Psychotherapy Law
  • Wrong Site Surgery
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Newspaper Law
  • Media Law
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Long-Arm Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • U.S. Supreme Court Litigation
  • Libel, Slander and Defamation
  • Defamation
  • Libel Defense
  • Libel and Slander
  • Media Libel
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Legal Negligence
  • Legal Professional Liability
  • Corrections Law
  • Law Enforcement
  • Excessive Use of Force
  • False Arrest
  • False Imprisonment
  • Law Enforcement Liability
  • Police Liability Defense
  • Police Misconduct
  • Police Liability
  • Labor and Employment
  • Americans With Disabilities Act
  • Employer Liability
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Employment Breach of Contract
  • Employment Civil Rights
  • Employer Rights
  • Employment Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Noncompete Litigation
  • Negligent Hiring
  • Personnel Training
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Retaliatory Discharge
  • Title VII Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination Defense
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Internet Law
  • Domain Name Infringement
  • Domain Names
  • Cybersquatting
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet Insurance
  • Internet Liability
  • Internet Litigation
  • Web Site Development
  • Automobile Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Automobile Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Insurance Defense
  • Disability Insurance Defense
  • Arson and Insurance Fraud
  • Extra Contractual Insurance Defense
  • Fire Insurance Defense
  • First and Third Party Insurance Defense
  • First Party Insurance Defense
  • Flood Insurance Defense
  • General Liability Defense
  • Insurance Defense Subrogation
  • Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Life Insurance Defense
  • No Fault Auto Insurance Defense
  • Personal Liability Defense
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Public Liability Defense
  • Property Insurance Defense
  • Reinsurance Defense
  • Self Insured Defense
  • Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance Coverage
  • Automobile Liability
  • Casualty Insurance
  • Captive Insurance
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Commercial Property Insurance
  • Excess Coverage
  • Excess and Reinsurance
  • Extra Contractual Insurance Claims
  • Fire Insurance
  • First Party Insurance
  • First and Third Party Insurance
  • General Liability
  • Indemnity
  • Insurance Adjuster Liability
  • Insurance Administration
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Malpractice
  • Insurance Arbitration
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Contracts
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Property Damage
  • Property Insurance
  • Personal Liability
  • Property Insurance Coverage
  • Risk Management
  • Unfair Insurance Practices
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Arbitration
  • Hospital Law
  • Emergency Medical Services Law
  • Hospital Liability
  • Hospital Liability Defense
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Hospital Premises Liability
  • Hospital Risk Management
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Liability
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Health Care Privacy
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Long Term Care
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • County Government Law
  • County Liability
  • Government Agency Practice
  • Government Immunity
  • Government Risk Management
  • Government Tort Liability
  • Governmental Defense
  • Federal Tort Claims
  • Governmental Law
  • Governmental Liability
  • Local Government Civil Rights
  • Local Government Defense
  • Local Government Law
  • Local Government Liability
  • Political Subdivision Liability
  • Public Officials Liability
  • Financial Institutions Law
  • Financial Institutions Litigation
  • Environmental Insurance
  • Environmental Insurance Claims
  • Environmental Insurance Defense
  • Environmental Liability
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Toxic Substance Liability
  • Election, Campaign and Political Law
  • Lobbying
  • Legislative Lobbying
  • Election Law
  • Administrative Lobbying
  • Campaign Ethics
  • Education Law
  • College and University Law
  • Fraternity Liability
  • School Board Defense
  • Public School Law
  • Private Education Law
  • Independent School Law
  • School Board Liability
  • School District Liability
  • Special Education
  • Student Discipline
  • Title IX Discrimination
  • Drug Crimes
  • Criminal Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Corporate Banking Law
  • Corporate Commercial Law
  • Corporate Insurance Defense
  • Corporate Litigation
  • Copyright Litigation
  • Copyrights
  • Breach of Contract
  • Contract Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Consumer Law
  • Consumer Litigation
  • Consumer Class Actions
  • Construction Arbitration
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Claims
  • Construction Defects
  • Construction Equipment Liability
  • Construction Insurance
  • Construction Insurance Defense
  • Construction Liability
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Products Liability
  • Construction Safety
  • Construction and Design Law
  • Contractors Liability
  • Environmental Construction Law
  • Roof Industry Liability
  • Scaffolding Liability
  • Constitutional Law
  • Freedom of Information
  • Fourth Amendment Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Fifth Amendment Law
  • Freedom of Religion
  • Media and First Amendment
  • Computers and Software
  • Data Protection
  • Computer Technology
  • Computer Software Law
  • Information Technology
  • Commercial Constitutional Law
  • Commercial Bad Faith
  • Commercial Liability
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Commercial Torts
  • Complex Commercial Litigation
  • Retail Liability
  • Class Actions Defense
  • Class Actions
  • Civil Rights
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Civil Practice
  • Business Associations Law
  • Business Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Business Torts
  • Banking Law
  • Bank Directors and Officers Liability
  • Banking Litigation
  • Aviation Litigation
  • Aviation Liability
  • Aviation Defense
  • Airplane Crash Litigation
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Civil Appeals
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Antitrust
  • Competition
  • Unfair Trade
  • Mediation
  • Alcoholic Beverage Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Dram Shop Liability
  • Liquor Liability
  • Agricultural Law
  • Agricultural Litigation
  • Agricultural Tort Claims
  • Farm Equipment Liability
  • Farm and Ranch Law
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Advertising Law
  • False Advertising
  • Advertising and Marketing
  • Professional Licensing
  • Administrative Hearings and Appeals
  • Administrative Litigation
  • Administrative Agency Practice
  • Administrative Adjudications

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Client Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 17 reviews
  • 100% client recommended 17 recommendations
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
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    4.7/5.0
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    4.7/5.0
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    4.7/5.0
  • Lou Ann S. Cyrus Read all 2 reviews

    5.0/5.0 submitted on 12/20/13

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  • William R. Slicer Read all 5 reviews

    5.0/5.0 submitted on 06/22/09

    I have worked with Will on several lawsuits and have found him to be diligent, hardworking, focused and represents his clients so they receive the bes... Read more

    I have worked with Will on several lawsuits and have found him to be diligent, hardworking, focused and represents his clients so they receive the best representation. I have never been disappointed with his legal skills and how he represented our company in the lawsuits we have been involved in. I would highly recommend him and his law firm.

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  • Christopher D. Negley Read 1 review

    4.3/5.0 submitted on 06/23/09

    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • John F. McCuskey Read 1 review

    4.0/5.0 submitted on 06/23/09

    • Communication

      4.0/5.0
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  • Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

    5.0/5.0 submitted on 03/19/13

    I was hesitant to have to work with an out of state attorney, however, Brian Warner was fantastic. He was able to resolve my legal matters within 48 hours. Brian and h... Read more

    I was hesitant to have to work with an out of state attorney, however, Brian Warner was fantastic. He was able to resolve my legal matters within 48 hours. Brian and his team were extremely professional, courteous and knowledgeable. I would recommend this firm to anyone needing legal assistance.

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  • Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

    5.0/5.0 submitted on 07/02/09

    Found the firm to be very knowledge of the law in the area of representation. The members are quick to respond and to keep you advised as to the status of the matter bein... Read more

    Found the firm to be very knowledge of the law in the area of representation. The members are quick to respond and to keep you advised as to the status of the matter being handled. Very through in their investigation of the case and the facts.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

    5.0/5.0 submitted on 06/16/09

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  • Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

    5.0/5.0 submitted on 05/11/09

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  • Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

    5.0/5.0 submitted on 04/28/09

    Knowledgeable, Personable, and responds well to their client's need, Overall a great group of Professionals. Read more

    Knowledgeable, Personable, and responds well to their client's need, Overall a great group of Professionals.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

    5.0/5.0 submitted on 04/28/09

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    • Communication

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 223 reviews
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.4/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.3/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.4/5.0
  • Communication

    4.4/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.3/5.0

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      Firm Details

      Year Established
      2000
      Firm Size
      29
      Representative Clients
      ABF Freight System, Inc.; ACE USA; Alpha Natural Resources; ArcelorMittal; Aetna US Healthcare; Alliance Insurance Group; Alternative Services Group; American Empire Surplus Lines Inc.; American Equipment Services Inc.; American National Property and Casualty Co. (ANPAC); American United Life Insurance Co.; Bank of America; Beverly Enterprises; Babcock and Wilcox; Baylor Mining, Inc.; Chartis Insurance Company; Chubb & Sons, Inc.; City of Alderson, West Virginia; ConocoPhillips; City of Charleston, West Virginia; Coal River Mining, LLC; CNA Insurance Cos.; Continental Casualty Co.; D.P.I.C. Companies; Eichleay Corp.; Erie Insurance Co.; Essex Insurance Company; Farm Family Ins. Co.; Food Lion, LLC; General Casualty Co.; Glatfelters; Great American Insurance Company; Industrial Risk Insurers; ITW Food Group, Inc.; Kanawha County Board of Education; MacDowell County Board of Education; Medicus; Massey Energy; Mikuni American Corp.; Miller Electric Co.; Newtown Energy, Inc.; Northlands Insurance Company; Okuno International; Opthalmic Mutual Ins. Co.; Pardee Minerals; LLC; ProAssurance; Physicians Mutual; Professional Advocates Ins. Co.; Professional Risk Management Services, Inc.; Reliance Insurance Co.; Roane County Board of Education; Royal Insurance Company of America; Scottsdale Insurance Co.; Sentry; State of West Virginia; T.I.G. Insurance Co.; United States Smokeless Tobacco Company; Volunteer Fireman's Insurance Services; West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services; West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways; West Virginia Division of Corrections; West Virginia Physicians Mutual Ins. Co.; West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority; West Virginia State Board of Education; West Virginia State Police; West Virginia University Board of Governors; Wyoming County Board of Education.

      Contact

      Phone: Click to View Phone # 304-345-1400

      Fax: 304-343-1826

      Website:

      Mailing Address:
      Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC The Virginia Center, 1411 Virginia Street, E., Suite 200, P.O. Box 3953,
      Charleston , West Virginia  25339

      Firm Address:
      Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC The Virginia Center, 1411 Virginia Street, E., Suite 200,
      P.O. Box 3953,
      Charleston, WV 25339
      U.S.A.

      Office Hours:
      • Monday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Tuesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Wednesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Thursday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Friday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      Office Hours:
      • Monday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Tuesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Wednesday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Thursday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
      • Friday 08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

      Other Offices

      • Morgantown Office 1445 Stewartstown Road, Suite 200, Morgantown,
        West Virginia
      • Morgantown, West Virginia Office: 1445 Stewartstown Road, Suite 200, 26505. Telephone: 304-291-2702. Fax: 304-291-2840.

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