Articles by Scott Segal

Research Your Potential Attorney

If you word search my blogs, I think you’d find the word “experience” pops up in almost every single one. I use it a lot because I believe it’s one of the most important aspects of choosing an attorney to represent you. Whether you’ve been hurt in a coal mining accident, a tractor trailer accident, or have suffered any number of catastrophic injuries, your lawyer’s experience is going to be the defining factor of your settlement or courtroom outcome. You can always call us here at the firm and ask us those hard questions, but I want to give you several other avenues to take in finding out if I have what it takes to be your legal representative. Our Website Like I have said many times, feel free to ask me point blank: have you done a case like mine and what were the results? I’m happy to answer those questions. But if you’re looking for a little more info, the best place to go is our webpage. We’ve streamlined it to offer as much detailed information as we can possible give you. I feel like you can actually meet me there and get to know me as a …

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The Segal Law Firm: No Pay Meter Here

In my previous few blogs, we’ve talk a lot about injuries in oil rigs, gas wells, and trucking accidents. I’ve encouraged you to call us here at The Segal Law Firm and find out what we can do for you and your family. You might be reading them thinking, “Yeah, that all sounds great, but how much is it going to cost me?” I’ve got your answer: Nada. Zilch. Zero. That’s right. It will cost you absolutely nothing to find out if we can help. We consult with people who have injuries due to tractor trailers, coal mining, Marcellus Shale drilling or an oil rig and we don’t charge them a dime to meet and determine if we’re going to move forward with the case. Additionally, we won’t charge to investigate. Let’s say you call the toll free number and fill me in on what’s happened to you. At the end of the initial meeting, I want to find out a bit more about what the tractor trailer was doing. I’ve got to get a police report. Or I think, whoa, that drilling rig should’ve never exploded like that. I need to look at the report of the investigators. Of …

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Scott Segal receives WVU College of Law award

This article was taken from WVUToday. Charleston attorneys Scott Segal and Ellen Cappellanti are the 2012 recipients of the West Virginia University College of Law’s Justitia Officium Award. The award was established in 1978, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the College of Law. It recognizes outstanding contributions and service to the legal profession and is the highest honor the College of Law bestows upon an individual. “One of my great honors as dean is to present the Justitia Officium award at graduation to individuals who exemplify the best in the profession and commitment to community service,” Joyce McConnell, College of Law dean, said. “Scott Segal and Ellen Cappellanti embody the talent, ethics and leadership that place them among the best lawyers and community leaders.” Segal is a nationally-recognized trial attorney who represents catastrophically injured people or the estates of those killed due to the unlawful actions of others. He was inducted into the Inner Circle of Advocates, an elite group of 100 trial lawyers. He has a major practice emphasis on class action litigation and complex mass litigation such as asbestos litigation, pharmaceuticals, insurance practices, and a wide range of consumer matters. Segal earned his J.D. in 1981 from the WVU College …

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