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Employment Law Bailess Smith PLLC - fighting for West Virginians

Charleston Employment Law Attorneys

Serving Clients throughout Morgantown & West Virginia

Work is an important part of life. It gives some purpose, reinforcement, and focus to each day. We rely on our workplaces not only to promote the best of which we are capable, but to protect our dignity and give us a safe place to grow. When workplace safety is compromised, such as in cases of sexual harassment, discrimination, or other unfair practices, it can be near impossible to make positive contributions to your company. At Bailess Smith PLLC, we help employees whose safety is threatened in the workplace. Our Charleston employment law attorneys bring over 50 years of shared experience to stand up for your rights.

Call Bailess Smith PLLC today by dialing (304) 553-0337. We offer free consultations and contingency fee pricing—no fee unless you recover.

Cases We Handle

While criminal proceedings can be obvious when it comes to determining illegal behavior, workplace practices often occupy a gray area. While you may be sure your employer is not treating you the way they should, you will need to build a strong case to prove they are actually in violation of a law or statute. Bailess Smith PLLC can help you go over the details of your case and move forward with a well-constructed accusation.

We help clients dealing with challenges such as:

Building an Effective Case

Knowing the law does not necessarily win cases—you need the right approach and attitude. With decades of experience fighting on behalf of our clients, our Charleston employment law attorneys understand how to stand strong in defense of your interests.

In many cases, you may be entitled to:

  • Lost wages
  • Back pay
  • Punitive damages
  • Pain and suffering

Your employer should be aware that their behavior is not only troubling, but also illegal. We hope to help our clients obtain compensation for their losses while helping companies make corrections to the way they conduct business.

Get Started Today

At Bailess Smith PLLC, we offer free consultations and do not collect a fee unless you are able to win a settlement. You have nothing to lose by calling us and finding out more about the legal options you have available. You never know—there may be other employees suffering from the same problems who do not have the strength to stand up for what is right. We want to stand by your side, build a strong case, and help you obtain the best possible outcome for your situation.

You may be worried about losing your job as a results. The good news is you are protected by law. Retaliation laws make it so those who report unlawful behavior by their employer cannot be punished at work as a result. Our Charleston employment law attorneys can help you understand what you are up against so you can fully prepare for the legal challenges you have ahead. Let us help you stand up for what is right. Call today.

Dial (304) 553-0337 or contact Bailess Smith PLLC online to schedule your free consultation.

Client Reviews

  • I highly recommend and am thankful for this law firm.

    “Bailess Smith took care of me and my family. As a former combat veteran and coal miner, I highly recommend and am thankful for this law firm.”

    - D. P.
  • Clients can expect to be treated with the utmost respect from minute one

    “Bailess Smith has helped me in so many different ways. Clients can expect to be treated with the utmost respect from minute one – no sugar coating. Bailess Smith shot me straight from the outset. ...”

    - Diana W.

Case Results

  • $72 Million Wrongful Death Verdict

    Estate of five-year old child awarded a $72 million verdict in a wrongful death case.

  • $5 Million Illegally Withheld Wages

    Recovered over $5 Million for thousands of West Virginia workers.

  • $4 Million Workplace Accident

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

  • $2.7 Million Commercial Contract Dispute

    Obtained $2.7 Million arbitration award in a commercial coal contract dispute.

  • $1.6 Million Coal Contract Dispute Verdict

    Company awarded a $1.6 million verdict in a trial involving a coal contract dispute.

  • $1.5 Million Sexual Harassment/Wrongful Discharge

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

  • $1 Million Commercial Trucking Accident

    Injured truck driver awarded $1 million in a commercial trucking accident case.


The Bailess Smith PLLC Difference

  • Free Consultations: No Recovery, No Fee
  • Over $90 Million in Judgments & Settlements
  • Open Communication: Phones & Email Are Always Monitored
  • We Are Honest & Upfront With Our Clients
  • Personable & Friendly Legal Team

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