HARVIT & SCHWARTZ, L.C. is one of the leading West Virginia law firms representing workers diagnosed with mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis, leukemia and other cancers and diseases induced from exposure to asbestos, benzene, and other toxic substances.  We are proud of consistently superior results, in a timely fashion, for each client.  Regardless of the type of case, each client receives committed and individual treatment.

We also represent individuals in coal mining accidents; on-the-job injuries; tractor-trailer, heavy equipment and automobile wrecks; medical mistakes; nursing home abuse; workers’ compensation and other causes of serious injury or death.  Clients express appreciation for our hard work, open communication and compassion for their situation.

Our attorneys were named litigation stars in the publication Benchmark Litigation, are among the top 100 lawyers in West Virginia according to the National Trial Lawyers Association and have been recognized for their outstanding work by several other peer organizations.  We have earned the trust and respect of our clients, peers, opponents and the Courts. 

We believe corporations or persons that cause serious injury or death should be held responsible and that injured persons and their families should receive fair and just compensation.  We are passionate about advancing justice and protecting the rights of our clients and we regularly publish and speak on areas of the law in the courts, the legislature, the press and legal journals. 

We can advise and advocate for you on all aspects of a case. We have the resources, experience, skill and respect to get results for our clients and we are easily available for consultation or simply a visit at our office.


NOTE:  MESOTHELIOMA VICTIMS CAN HAVE PRIORITY UNDER WEST VIRGINIA LAW.  We understand that this is a terrible time for our clients and that they deserve individual attention and open communication.  We know the complexities of the law and will fight for your right to compensation.

The nation's leading experts assist us in evaluating and proving your claim.  Also, from decades of representing clients in these cases, we have developed a large database of documents and other evidence which we utilize in proving your claim.  We have shown time and again we can prosecute a mesothelioma or other cancer claims quickly and successfully.


We have successfully represented workers in these and other types of claims, including victims of the Sago and Upper Big Branch Mine disasters.  One of our attorneys is a former coal miner and has firsthand knowledge coal mining practices and procedures. We are honored that our clients trust us to represent them in what is often the most difficult time in their lives.  


Since 2004, Harvit & Schwartz, L.C. has volunteered to prepare, free of charge, the Last Will & Testament for any West Virginian actively serving in The United States Armed Forces as well as The National Guard.  Contact us for further information on this free service.    

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