Personal Injury and Workplace/Industrial Accidents

Bailess Smith PLLC takes pride in helping those who have been injured. The reality is that sometimes our life does not go as planned. Whether you have been injured in a car accident, hurt on the job, or lost a loved one because of the negligence and recklessness of another, Bailess Smith PLLC can help. We take the hassle of dealing with insurance companies off your shoulders and fight on your behalf. At Bailess Smith PLLC, your case will receive the attention it deserves. Please call us today for a free evaluation.

  • Auto Accidents
  • Workplace/Industrial Accidents
  • Dangerous & Defective Products
  • Chemical Exposure
  • Logging Accidents
  • Wrongful Death
  • Mining Accidents
  • Slips an Falls
  • Truck Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Tractor Trailer Accidents
  • Injuries from Dog Bites
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Incorrectly Filled Prescription Drugs

We Take Pride in Helping Injured West Virginians

We Can Help

Has your life been turned upside down due to the negligence or carelessness of others?  Are you being accused of being at fault?  Are the medical bills piling up?  Are the insurance companies offering you next to nothing?  Or even worse have you lost a loved one in an accident?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’ve come to the right place.  Bailess Smith PLLC’s track record shows they are the dominating force in and out of the courtroom.   Successfully helping personal injury clients throughout West Virginia is our goal.

Real Cases, Real Results

$72 Million – Wrongful Death

In 2011 an attorney for Bailess Smith served as lead trial counsel in a case where a Mercer County Court returned a verdict of more than $72 million in favor of an estate in a wrongful death case involving a five-year-old child.

$2.7 Million – Successful Arbitration 
Bailess Smith served as lead counsel in a commercial arbitration dispute and obtained a $2.7 million arbitration award for his client.

$4 Million – Workplace Accident

Recovered $4 Million as a result of a workplace accident in the coal mines.

$5 Million – Illegally Withheld Wages
Recovered over $5 Million for thousands of West Virginia workers.

$2 Million – Contract Dispute

Obtained a $1.6 million judgment, plus interest, in a trial involving a coal contract dispute.

$1 Million – Trucking Accident

Recovered $1 million for an injured truck driver.

$1.5 Million – Sexual Harassment/Wrongful Discharge

Recovered over $1.5 million in a workplace sexual harassment case.

$2.7 Million – Contract Dispute

Awarded over $2.7 million is a coal contract dispute.

The results in each case depend on many factors. Prior results by any law firm do not guarantee future results. The results listed above are examples of cases handled by Bailess Smith PLLC in the past.