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Hendrickson & Long seeks justice for special needs child, family in suit against Holz (W. Va.) Teacher, KCBOE

Charleston, WV, United States, November 24, 2021 — Hendrickson & Long PLLC continues our pursuit of justice for the innocent, filing a lawsuit Tuesday, November 23, 2021, against Holz (W. Va.) special needs teacher Nancy Boggs and the Kanawha County Board of Education. David K. Hendrickson and Stephen E. Hastings of Hendrickson & Long, PLLC are proud to represent S.P. and S.P.’s family in attempting to correct a broken system and bring justice to those who victimize our community’s …

H&L’s Long, Bailey respectively recognized as “Lawyer of the Year”​

*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* Charleston, WV, United States, August 19, 2021 — Hendrickson & Long PLLC attorneys R. Scott Long and Gene Bailey was recently recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2022 “Lawyer of the Year” for Bet-the-Company Litigation (Long), and for Litigation – Construction (Bailey). These top-tier distinctions further solidify Hendrickson & Long’s Tier 1 Bet-the-Company Litigation firm in Charleston, West Virginia. These three awards from Best Lawyers® demonstrate what Hendrickson & Long’s clients have known for …

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 …

Hendrickson & Long pledges $25K to WVU Law School scholarship fund

More West Virginia University College of Law students will benefit from scholarship funding thanks to the generosity of two Charleston, W.Va., attorneys. Lawyers David Hendrickson and Scott Long have pledged $25,000 to the College of Law Class of 1982 and 1983 Scholarship. Hendrickson is a 1982 graduate; Long earned his degree in 1983. They are partners in the law firm of Hendrickson and Long PLLC. Both made the gift in hopes of inspiring more giving …

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 …

H&L Walks to End Alzheimer’s

Hendrickson & Long sponsored “Team Mary Lou” in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at the Appalachian Power Park.  Many members of the firm joined friends and family to Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Currently, over 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and before she lost her battle, our dear sweet Mary Lou Adkins was one of them. Mary Lou  was vibrant, full of life and had a great personality. …

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 …