Our Firm Bailess Smith PLLC - fighting for West Virginians

About Bailess Smith PLLC

Serving Charleston, Morgantown & West Virginia

With over 25 years of shared legal experience, the Charleston employment law and personal injury lawyers at Bailess Smith PLLC have the insights and in-depth knowledge your case needs to obtain a favorable outcome. We fight on behalf of the little guy, whether that means taking a case against a large employer or going toe to toe with multi-million-dollar insurance companies. With a commitment to thorough preparation and a relentless drive, we have helped our clients earn over $90 million in damage awards. Call us today to schedule your free consultation.

Get started on building your case. Dial (304) 553-0337 or contact Bailess Smith PLLC online. We collect no fee unless you recover.

Our Team

At Bailess Smith PLLC, our history involves a lot of work representing people who were financially outmatched. Whether that was in a case of unlawful termination or a personal injury where the insurance company tried to minimize the damages to be awarded, we know what it takes to hold the right people responsible for their actions.

Our team approach to each case helps us research the evidence, find the strengths of your position, and make a case that assists you in obtaining the best possible outcome for your situation. We only collect a fee if you are able to recover.

Call Today for Free Consultation

Proceeding with a legal case is difficult, and it helps to have assistance from experienced legal professionals. You can count on our team to help you identify the strengths of your case and proceed with confidence. You have a limited window of time in which to pursue damages, so it is important that you do not wait to get started.

Call Bailess Smith PLLC now by dialing (304) 553-0337.

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

  • $1 Million Sexual Harassment

    We represented female employees who endured relentless sexual harassment in the workplace by their supervisor. The work environment was so bad for these young ladies that they had no choice but to quit. We successfully obtained a $1,000,000 settlement on our clients’ behalf. Bailess Smith strives to make workplaces safer and free of sexual harassment.

  • $400 Thousand Sexual Harassment

    A large employer failed to protect our client from being sexually harassed and groped in to the workplace by her male co-workers. We fought for our client and held this large employer accountable for the actions of their employees resulting in a $400,000 settlement.

  • $500 Thousand Violation of the West Virginia Patient Safety Act

    A healthcare facility fired our client in retaliation for reporting understaffing in violation of the West Virginia Patient Safety Act. Safety should never be silenced. We obtained a $500,000 settlement on behalf of our client.

  • $500 Thousand Workplace Harassment & Degrading

    Our client was subjected to harassment and degrading conduct in the workplace because of his race. He called Bailess Smith to help him alleviate the hostile work environment. We got involved and the employer paid our client $500,000 to resolve the case.

  • $1.5 Million Sexual Harassment/Wrongful Discharge

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

  • $1.6 Million Coal Contract Dispute Verdict

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

  • $1 Million Commercial Trucking Accident

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

  • $5 Million Illegally Withheld Wages

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

  • $2.7 Million Commercial Contract Dispute

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

  • $4 Million Workplace Accident

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


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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