Representing West Virginia Asbestos Exposure Victims
Gori Julian & Associates, P.C. is a national leader in asbestos litigation. Since we began focusing on these complex cases more than a decade ago, we have handled thousands of asbestos exposure claim and hundreds of mesothelioma lawsuits — obtaining more than $1 billion in verdict awards and settlements for our clients.
Today, we are still highly committed to this work, and we are still strong in our resolve to see the right thing happen for the people and families we represent. Our firm is committed to bringing living victims of asbestos exposure to trial within six to nine months of the date their lawsuits are filed.
Our attorneys and staff pursue asbestos exposure claims for people throughout West Virginia, including workers who were exposed due to:
- Power plants — Manville Powerhouse, Moundsville Powerhouse and Will Island Power Plant
- Oil refineries — Shell Oil Refinery
- Steel mills — Weirton Steel and Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corporation
- Chemical plants — Analine Chemical, DuPont, Union Carbide
From our offices in Edwardsville, Illinois, we handle cases in West Virginia and across the nation. Madison County, where we try these cases, is home to a jurisdiction with a designated asbestos docket. To learn more about our firm's approach, explore the links below:
- Our firm
- Our nationwide practice
- The disease of mesothelioma
- The disease of asbestos lung cancer
- Your rights as a victim or family member
Contact Gori Julian & Associates, P.C. for a Free Case Evaluation
Nationwide Toll Free: 888-362-6890
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with asbestos lung cancer or any type of mesothelioma in West Virginia, please call our law offices directly or contact us online. An experienced lawyer will be available to discuss your potential lawsuit, answer your questions and address any concerns that you have.
"[G]enerally, a cause of action accrues (i.e., the statute of limitations begins to run) when a tort occurs; under 'the discovery rule,' the statute of limitations is tolled until a claimant knows or by reasonable diligence should know of his claim." State of West Virginia ex rel. Chemtall Inc. v. Madden, 216 W.Va. 443, 455 (W.Va. 2004).
Actions for personal injury must be commenced within two years of the accrual of a cause of action. W.Va. Code §55-2-12(b).
Every wrongful death "action shall be commenced within two years after the death of such deceased person." W. Va. Code, § 55-7-6(d).Click Here for your free evaluation