Christopher Joseph Heavens

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  • Managing Partner at Heavens Law Offices (1 Attorney)
  • Charleston, WV 25311
  • Peer Reviews
    4.6/5.0 (43)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (11)
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Areas of Practice (111)

  • Insurance Litigation
  • Tort Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Accidents
  • Animal Attacks
  • Boating Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Wrongful Death
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Fire Loss
  • Insurance Adjuster Liability
  • Workers Compensation
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Elder Abuse
  • Civil Rights
  • Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Fraud and Deceit
  • Labor and Employment
  • Age Discrimination in Employment
  • Employment Law
  • Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Medication Errors
  • Medical Negligence
  • Nursing Malpractice
  • Nursing Liability
  • Obstetric Malpractice
  • Oncology Law
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Mesothelioma
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Occupational Injuries
  • OSHA
  • Privacy Law
  • Products Liability
  • Chemical Explosions
  • Chemical Products Liability
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Explosions
  • Gas Explosions
  • Heavy Equipment Products Liability
  • Industrial Products Liability
  • Manufacturers Liability
  • Product Defects
  • Product Failure
  • Product Recall
  • Product Safety
  • Product Warning Labels
  • Tire Defect Litigation
  • Tire/Rim Mismatch
  • Vehicle Rollovers
  • Property Damage
  • Liver Damage
  • Kidney Failure
  • Lung Cancer
  • Railroad Law
  • Railroad Accidents and Injuries
  • Railroad Crossing Accidents
  • Railroad Liability
  • Railroad Litigation
  • Torts
  • Zicam
  • Chiropractors Malpractice
  • Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Gynecology Malpractice
  • Nursing Negligence
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Optometric Malpractice
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Personal Injury Appeals
  • Plaintiffs Personal Injury
  • AIDS Litigation
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Bodily Injury
  • Brain Injury
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Catastrophic Injury
  • Head Injury
  • Repetitive Stress Injury
  • Dog Bites
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Rental Vehicle Litigation
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Severe Burns
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Wrongful Death
  • TMJ Dysfunction
  • Unintended Acceleration
  • Whiplash
  • Car Accidents
  • Maritime Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Hazardous Products
  • Black Lung
  • Social Security Law
  • Social Security Disability
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Dangerous Drugs
  • Securities Fraud
  • Consumer Fraud

Education & Credentials

University Attended:
St. Joseph's University, B.A., 1988
Law School Attended:
West Virginia University, J.D., 1991
Year of First Admission:
1991
Admission:
1996, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 2005, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; 1991, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia; 1997, U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia; 1991, West Virginia; 1992, Pennsylvania; 1999, Kentucky
ISLN:
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 (43 reviews)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.6/5.0
  • Judgment

    4.5/5.0
  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.6/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 01/12/15 in Civil Practice

    To say that Chris Heavens is a zealous advocate is an understatement. He works very hard and is incredibly diligent, always thoroughly prepared, whether it's a hearing, trial, deposition or just a meeting. He has a deep passion for the practice of la... Read more

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    To say that Chris Heavens is a zealous advocate is an understatement. He works very hard and is incredibly diligent, always thoroughly prepared, whether it's a hearing, trial, deposition or just a meeting. He has a deep passion for the practice of law and cares about his clients. Perhaps his most noteworthy attribute is his insight. He has an uncanny ability to breakdown the facts of a case and frame the legal issues from both perspectives to determine the merits of a case and how to proceed. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 01/12/15 in Personal Injury

    Chris is a great attorney.

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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (11 reviews)
  • 100% (11 recommendations)
  • Platinum Client Champion
  • Communication

    5.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    5.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.8/5.0
  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 07/06/16 in Personal Injury.

    This was my first need for a personal injury attorney. I found Chris Heavens from WV lawyers listed on the internet. Hiring him was a wise choice on my part.{newline}Chris stands out in his field. He is reliable, honest, personable and of genuine cha... Read more

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    This was my first need for a personal injury attorney. I found Chris Heavens from WV lawyers listed on the internet. Hiring him was a wise choice on my part.{newline}Chris stands out in his field. He is reliable, honest, personable and of genuine character. {newline}He got the job done in a reasonable amount of time with a positive out come.{newline}Chris Heavens is just a call away and you can't go wrong with the professional touch & intelligence of this good man. Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 05/23/16 in Trusts and Estates.

    Chris Heavens greeted us with a smile and immediately made us feel relaxed and welcome at his law firm. He was extremely thorough and very professional. He gave us his full attention and made sure we had included every detail in completing our wills.... Read more

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    Chris Heavens greeted us with a smile and immediately made us feel relaxed and welcome at his law firm. He was extremely thorough and very professional. He gave us his full attention and made sure we had included every detail in completing our wills. He offered excellent advice. I highly recommend Chris Heavens' services for any legal matter and would not hesitate to work with him again. Read less

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