William S. Adams

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      William S. Adams

      Morgantown, West Virginia
      23 years of experience


      I am the founder and owner of Adams Legal Group, PLLC - WV Accident & Wrongful Death Lawyers, a Morgantown WV personal injury law firm. We are primarily a personal injury firm with a focus on medical malpractice, wrongful death, car accident, truck accident, motorcycle accident, industrial accident, and catastrophic injury matters.

      We help victims of serious and catastrophic injuries and those who have lost a loved one because of the wrongful and negligent conduct of another, throughout the entire state of West Virginia.

      Our Morgantown, WV office also has attorneys practicing in our family law (divorce and child custody), as well as criminal defense practice groups, serving to help clients in Morgantown and the surrounding areas of North-Central West Virginia.

      In all cases, we offer free initial consultations and in injury, accident and wrongful death cases we also offer free case evaluations.

      For serious and catastrophic injury claims, we will travel to you, anywhere in West Virginia and also offer video consultations and meetings via MS Teams and Zoom, and there is a no-fee-up-front guarantee.

      Practice Areas

      Personal Injury

      Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death

      Medical Malpractice

      Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors

      Family Law

      Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

      Criminal Law

      Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes


      • Free Consultation - Free initial consultation on most cases.
      • Credit Cards Accepted - We accept all major credit cards.
      • Contingent Fees - We take most personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and car accident cases on a contingent fee basis.
      • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information - Consultations by appointment only.

      Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

      Pennsylvania, Since 2001
      West Virginia, Since 1999
      4th Circuit


      English : Spoken, Written
      Spanish : Spoken, Written

      Professional Experience

      Partner MacCorkle Lavender Casey & Sweeney

      Year: 2001 - 2007

      Description: A general insurance defense practice, including personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, premises liability, car accidents, etc.

      Founder and Owner Adams Legal Group, PLLC - WV Accident & Wrongful Death Lawyers

      Year: 2011 - Current

      Description: Owner of Adams Legal Group, PLLC, a Morgantown, West Virginia personal injury law firm helping victims of serious injuries throughout WV pursue claims for damages and losses resulting from car accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, industrial accidents, brain injuries, medical malpractice and wrongful death. We help accident, injury and families of wrongful death victims pursue claims for monetary damages for West Virginia claims. We get our injury clients the best settlements and awards for their serious injuries and losses, throughout West Virginia.

      Of Counsel Shuman McCuskey & Slicer

      Year: 2010 - 2011

      Description: Insurance Defense and Medical Malpractice Defense practice.

      Attorney Bailey & Glasser

      Year: 2007 - 2010

      Description: Medical Malpractice and Insurance Defense, Business and Complex Commercial litigation practice.

      Supervising Law Clerk Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia

      Year: 2000 - 2001


      Associate Huddleston Bolen Beatty Porter & Copen

      Year: 1999 - 2000


      Professional Associations

      Monongalia County Bar Association Member (2001 - Current)

      WV Defense Trial Counsel Member (2001 - 2009)

      West Virginia State Bar Member (1999 - Current)

      Monongalia County Bar Association Member (2001 - Current)

      Pennsylvania State Bar Member (2001 - Current)


      A Car Came Out of No Where - Traffic Accident hg.org (May, 2012)


      • Accredited

        BBB 2013.0

      • Top 100 Litigation Lawyer

        American Society of Legal Advocates 2014.0


      • West Virginia University College of Law J.D. | Law

        Year: 1996 - 1999

        Honors: Moot Court Honorary Board Activities: Lugar Trial Advocacy Group

      • West Virginia University B.S. | Secondary Education

        Year: 1991 - 1996

        Honors: (Teaching certificate to teach Mathematics and Spanish) Magna Cum Laude

      • West Virginia University B.A. | Spanish

        Year: 1991 - 1996

        Honors: Magna Cum Laude

      Adams Legal Group, PLLC - WV Accident & Wrongful Death Lawyers


      68 Clay Street, Suite A, Morgantown, WV 26501


      Monday: Open 24 hours

      Tuesday: Open 24 hours

      Wednesday: Open 24 hours

      Thursday: Open 24 hours

      Friday: Open 24 hours

      Saturday: Open 24 hours

      Sunday: Open 24 hours


      (855) 400-4481


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