William S. Adams is a Morgantown, WV personal injury lawyer and the founder of Adams Legal Group, PLLC – WV Accident & Wrongful Death Lawyers, located in Morgantown, and founded in 2011.
William S. Adams has devoted the vast majority of his practice as a trial lawyer to personal injury claims civil trial litigation. In that context, Mr. Adams previously, for the first 10 years of his practice as an attorney, represented physicians, veterinarians, engineers and architects in professional and medical malpractice actions, throughout the state of West Virginia.
During this time, he also worked for the defense and their insurance carriers in defending personal injury claims of all types, including
throughout all parts of the State of West Virginia.
In this context, William also represented individuals and businesses in a diverse array of trial litigation matters, including personal injury claims, premises liability, products liability and property damage cases.
Since starting Adams Legal Group, PLLC – WV Accident & Wrongful Death Lawyers in 2011, William S. Adams shifted his focus, not away from personal injury cases, but towards helping the victims of serious injuries, accidents and wrongful deaths.
Striving to obtain the best awards and settlements for his injury and death victim clients and their families. He has used all that he learned in his first 10+ years of practice working for the insurance companies and defendants to the advantage of his clients who are now going up against the same big, bad defense attorneys and insurance companies who once held him captive.
He has a very successful trial record representing Plaintiffs and Defendants in professional negligence, wrongful death, personal injury, coal-mining accidents, car accidents, tractor trailer accidents, motorcycle accidents, products liability, employment discrimination, and many other types of civil action cases seeking monetary compensation for losses and injuries.
Mr. Adams has appeared in courts throughout the state of West Virginia and in South-Western Pennsylvania. At present, he frequently handles Plaintiff personal injury litigation cases in Morgantown, Kingwood, Fairmont, Grafton, Clarksburg, Bridgeport, Weston, Philippi, Buckhannon, Elkins, Keyser, Romney, Petersburg and Moorefield, West Virginia.
Although licensed in Pennsylvania, Mr. Adams currently focuses his practice on helping fellow West Virginians and people needing personal injury, accident and wrongful death representation in the State of WV.
Mr. Adams also handles divorce, custody, and support cases. As a single father and co-parent to his son, he has a very pragmatic view of the implications of divorce and custody and how they affect the parents and children. Mr. Adams brings this common-sense approach to his handling of domestic and family law cases.
He also understands that his clients deserve not only compassion and integrity through the process, but zealous and committed advocacy on their behalf in these matters as the results will have an immense and lasting impact on their lives. If you are just getting married and are concerned about protecting your rights, assets and property, Mr. Adams can provide legal guidance and drafting of prenuptial agreements before marriage.
Mr. Adams has completed the Basic and the Advanced Mediation training courses offered by the West Virginia State Bar, and has practiced before most of the judges in the Northern half of West Virginia and in many other counties throughout the State of West Virginia.
Having practiced both on the defense and the plaintiff’s side of civil litigation matters, gives Mr. Adams a unique perspective to all forms of personal injury and other civil actions. He also brings his considerable litigation and trial experience to the mediation table, and is committed to helping civil litigants resolve their disputes in a sensible forum.
Adams Legal Group, PLLC also offers mediation services in the context of family-law disputes, including divorces and child-custody actions. Mr. Adams has handled numerous family-law mediations in the North-Central parts of West Virginia and helps couples to quickly and efficiently resolve their differences through a simple mediation process, instead of dragging out the process and generating tons of acrimony through protracted and emotional litigation in the family court setting.
West Virginia, 1999
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of West Virginia