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HENDRICKSON & LONG HELPS FORMER STUDENTS SETTLE ABUSE CLAIMS AT CLOSED WEST VIRGINIA BOARDING SCHOOL FOR RECORD $51.9 MILLION DOLLARS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORMER STUDENTS SETTLE ABUSE CLAIMS AT CLOSED WEST VIRGINIA BOARDING SCHOOL FOR RECORD $51.9 MILLION DOLLARS MEDIA CONTACT:  SCOTT LONG: (304) 346-5500, scott@handl.com Twenty-nine former students at the Miracle Meadows School in Salem, W.Va., who were child victims of serious sexual and physical abuse, settled their claims for a total of $51.9 million dollars following years of litigation against the school. The total settlement amount is believed to be a record for …

HENDRICKSON & LONG OBTAINS FIRST COMPASSIONATE RELEASE IN WEST VIRGINIA (W. VA.).

***FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE*** On Friday, June 12, 2020, Jack Tinney of Hendrickson & Long, P.L.L.C., obtained the first compassionate release for a federal inmate in the Southern District of West Virginia. Our client (“R.W.”) was sentenced to a 60-month term of imprisonment in June of 2018. He was incarcerated at the low-security federal correctional institution at FCI Elkton. During his incarceration, R.W. experienced health issues, which caused him to be identified as medically vulnerable to …

WV Wrongful Death Lawyer Gets $3M Jury Award for Figniak Parents

(Wheeling, WV – August 1, 2017) – On August 2, 2017, a federal court jury awarded $3 million in damages to the parents of Kevin Figaniak in their wrongful death suit. The 21-year-old Wheeling Jesuit University student died on Labor Day weekend in 2013 from traumatic head injuries following a street altercation. WV wrongful death lawyer Guy R. Bucci, of Hendrickson & Long, PLLC, and Jeffrey P. Goodman, of Philadelphia-based Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett & Bendesky, …

Jeffrey Hall selected as top lawyer for mass torts, class actions

Hendrickson & Long PLLC attorney Jeffry Hall recently was selected as 2016 “Lawyer of the Year” for Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants in the Charleston area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on particularly impressive voting averages received during the peer-review assessments. Receiving this designation reflects the high …

HENDRICKSON & LONG, PLLC AMONG BEST LAW FIRMS IN AMERICA

HENDRICKSON & LONG, PLLC AMONG BEST LAW FIRMS IN AMERICA  CHARLESTON, WV — November 5, 2012— U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2013 “Best Law Firms” rankings, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. Hendrickson & Long, PLLC proudly celebrates being named to the 2012-2013 …