Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

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Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

Serving Morgantown, WV view address

Serving Morgantown, WV view address

Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Silver

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 in Charleston and Morgantown, West Virginia. Our Attorneys defend clients in high stakes litigation involving businesses, insurance, construction, medical malpractice, and governmental entities throughout the entire State of West Virginia as well as clients in Virginia.

The reputation of the firm is built upon providing aggressive and exceptional representation for our clients. Our "client first" attitude means that each...

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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 in Charleston and Morgantown, West Virginia. Our Attorneys defend clients in high stakes litigation involving businesses, insurance, construction, medical malpractice, and governmental entities throughout the entire State of West Virginia as well as clients in 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
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appeals
  • Architect & Engineering Liability
  • Bank Operations & Lender Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Class Actions & Mass Torts
  • Coal Mining Accidents
  • Coal Mining Safety & Compliance
  • Employment & Deliberate Intent Litigation
  • Errors & Omissions Litigation
  • Gas & Coal Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Government Relations
  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
  • Long-Term Care & Nursing Home Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • OSHA & MSHA Compliance
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Public Utilities
  • Retail, Restaurant, & Hospitality
  • State, Municipal & Public Entities
  • Toxic Exposure

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Client Reviews

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  • 100% client recommended 18 recommendations
  • 4.8/5.0 18 reviews
  • Communication

    4.8/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    4.8/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    4.7/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.8/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Lou Ann S. Cyrus on 10/23/17 in Labor and Employment

    After spending almost two years preparing for a weeklong trial it was evident that Mrs. Cyrus and her legal team were well equipped and prepared beyond imagination. Her attention to detail and pursuit of justice far exceeded all expectations. Lou... Read more

    After spending almost two years preparing for a weeklong trial it was evident that Mrs. Cyrus and her legal team were well equipped and prepared beyond imagination. Her attention to detail and pursuit of justice far exceeded all expectations. Lou Ann Cyrus is the best!

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Lou Ann S. Cyrus on 12/20/13 in Civil Rights

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Lou Ann S. Cyrus on 12/20/13 in Litigation

    Ms. Cyrus is extremely competent in her abilities in representing our agency. She is very attentive to the client and goes above and beyond in her fact gathering and preparation. Please clone her!!!

    Ms. Cyrus is extremely competent in her abilities in representing our agency. She is very attentive to the client and goes above and beyond in her fact gathering and preparation. Please clone her!!!

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC on 03/19/13 in Litigation

    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 recom... 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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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC on 07/02/09 in Contracts

    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.

    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

    Review for William R. Slicer on 06/22/09 in Contracts

    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 c... 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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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for William R. Slicer on 06/17/09 in Litigation

    Wil is a very practical trial attorney who exercises extremely good judgment in vigorously defending his clients

    Wil is a very practical trial attorney who exercises extremely good judgment in vigorously defending his clients

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC on 06/16/09 in Construction Law

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC on 05/11/09 in Insurance

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for William R. Slicer on 05/04/09 in Contracts

    Direct & persistent combined with a tactful style. Will Slicer was highly effective in settlement negotiations. I would highly recommend his services.

    Direct & persistent combined with a tactful style. Will Slicer was highly effective in settlement negotiations. I would highly recommend his services.

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 205 reviews
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.4/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.4/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.4/5.0
  • Communication

    4.5/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.3/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Natalie C. Schaefer by a Member on 10/16/13 in Civil Litigation

    Natalie is a superb lawyer who has demonstrated skills and abilities beyond her years. She practices in a manner where her ethical approach is above question.

    Natalie is a superb lawyer who has demonstrated skills and abilities beyond her years. She practices in a manner where her ethical approach is above question.

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  • 4.8/5.0

    Review for Natalie C. Schaefer by a Partner on 10/16/13 in Civil Litigation

    Natalie is tough, smart and pragmatic. She does an excellent job walking that fine line between advocacy and obstinance.

    Natalie is tough, smart and pragmatic. She does an excellent job walking that fine line between advocacy and obstinance.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for David Butler by a Member on 05/23/18 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for David Butler by a Partner on 02/28/18 in Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for David Butler by a Partner on 02/28/18 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for David Butler by an Attorney on 02/20/18 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for David Butler by an Associate on 02/19/18 in Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Dwayne E. Cyrus by a Counsel on 11/01/17 in Civil Litigation

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Brian J. Warner by a Member on 08/09/17 in Litigation

    Mr. Warner is an excellent attorney. I am consistently impressed with his work ethic and zealous advocacy for his clients. He is committed to providing his clients exemplary representation. He has handled a wide array of cases, including complex m... Read more

    Mr. Warner is an excellent attorney. I am consistently impressed with his work ethic and zealous advocacy for his clients. He is committed to providing his clients exemplary representation. He has handled a wide array of cases, including complex mass litigation matters, with great success. He is conscientious, analytical,, trustworthy, and a will work tirelessly in furtherance of clients' needs. He is a respected colleague, and I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of an attorney.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Emily L. Lilly by a Government Counsel on 11/04/16 in Medical Malpractice

    Ms. Lilly is extremely capable and thorough. She is trustworthy and ethical, as well as bold and articulate. She is a strong advocate.

    Ms. Lilly is extremely capable and thorough. She is trustworthy and ethical, as well as bold and articulate. She is a strong advocate.

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Firm Details

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Representative Clients
Representative Clients: American International/Companies (AIG); CNA Insurance Companies; Insurance Corporation of America; Metropolitan Property & Liability Insurance Co.; MMI Companies, Inc.; Motorists Insurance Cos.; Travelers Insurance Cos.; Westfield Companies.
Reference: One Valley Bank.
Representative Clients
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.

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