For nearly 30 years, Offutt Simmons Simonton, PLLC, and its predecessor firms, have represented clients involved in general civil litigation in West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia. Our firm primarily focuses its practice on the representation of individuals and corporations involved in litigation or potential litigation. The attorneys and legal professionals at Offutt Simmons Simonton are respected and accomplished leaders in the legal profession.
Lawyers of the firm represent clients in all areas of litigation including:
Our team of legal professionals is ready to create positive outcomes for you and your organization. Our goal is to provide our clients with excellence in representation, sound counsel, and positive results.
Offutt Simmons Simonton, PLLC, initially opened under a different organizational name with five attorneys and one legal assistant working from an office in Huntington, West Virginia. Since its inception, the firm has successfully handled over five thousand litigation matters. Nearly thirteen hundred of these cases have involved the defense of physicians, hospitals and other healthcare professionals and organizations in lawsuits alleging medical malpractice.
The firm regularly represents the insureds of over one hundred insurance companies and self-insured entities, as well as several publicly and privately held corporations and businesses in complex litigation matters throughout the region. The firm’s attorneys have successfully tried cases in dozens of venues throughout West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio, and Virginia and have achieved an outright defense verdict in eighty percent of the medical malpractice cases tried.
Our firm represents clients involved in general civil litigation in West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Virginia. The firm generally limits its practice to the representation of individuals and corporations involved in litigation or potential litigation. Lawyers of the firm represent clients in all areas of litigation including medical malpractice, legal malpractice, product liability, commercial litigation, insurance bad faith, appellate practice, motor carrier liability, toxic torts, personal injury, insurance coverage, healthcare law, correctional systems, employment law, and workers compensation.
Offutt Simmons Simonton, PLLC, emphasizes trial skills in providing legal services for clients. The firm’s attorneys enjoy a reputation for providing quality legal services in all areas of insurance defense advocacy. The firm’s attorneys, legal assistants, and support staff emphasize teamwork in rendering quality legal services in a cost-effective manner. The reputation of the firm is built upon a proven trial record in numerous cases involving complex legal issues, factual questions, and catastrophic damages. This proven trial record and emphasis on trial skills and trial preparation have resulted in favorable settlements and verdicts for our clients in a wide variety of cases.
Our attorneys bring a broad range of experience and educational backgrounds to their cases allowing them to handle complex legal matters involving a wide variety of technical and factual issues.
Our attorneys, legal assistants, and staff keep their knowledge current through continuing legal education, speaking engagements, and authorship in numerous legal publications. In addition, our attorneys, legal assistants, and staff are heavily involved in numerous civic organizations in the communities in which we live and work.