Charleston, WV:

Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC

Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC
  • Charleston, WV
  • The Virginia Center, 1411 Virginia Street, E., Suite 200, P.O. Box 3953, Charleston, WV 25339
  • Shuman, McCuskey, and Slicer, PLLC represents clients in high stakes litigation in multiple industries, including insurance, construction, medical malpractice, oil, gas, and coal, construction, and governmental entity law.
  • Peer Reviews
    4.4/5.0 (205)
    Client Reviews
    100% Recommended (18)
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About our Charleston, WV: office

Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC is a full service law firm defending clients in high stakes litigation involving businesses, insurance, catastrophic loss, construction, medical malpractice, and governmental entities throughout the entire State of West Virginia and Virginia.

The reputation of the firm is built upon providing aggressive and exceptional representation for our clients. Our "client first" attitude means that each and every member of the firm is enthusiastic and dedicated to serving his or her clients in an effective, efficient and prompt manner.

We provide insight into cases from many different angles because of the varied background of the attorneys. Our attorneys have the experience and know-how to reduce complex legal matters into simple, understandable issues.

Through continuing legal education, speaking engagements and authorship in numerous legal publications, our attorneys keep their knowledge current and their abilities sharp.

Our enthusiasm and commitment to hard work extends to the communities in which our attorneys live and work. Our attorneys and staff are heavily involved in numerous civic and charitable organizations.

Office Details

Contact Information:
304-345-1400  Phone
304-932-4398  Phone
304-343-1826  Fax
Mailing Address:
The Virginia Center, 1411 Virginia Street, E., Suite 200, P.O. Box 3953, Charleston, WV 25339
Office Size:
Year Established:
Representative Clients: American International/Companies (AIG); CNA Insurance Companies; Insurance Corporation of America; Metropolitan Property & Liability Insurance Co.; MMI Companies, Inc.; Motorists Insurance Cos.; Travelers Insurance Cos.; Westfield Companies.
Reference: One Valley Bank.
REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: ABF Freight System, Inc.; ACE USA; Alpha Natural Resources; ArcelorMittal; Aetna US Healthcare; Alliance Insurance Group; Alternative Services Group; American Empire Surplus Lines Inc.; American Equipment Services Inc.; American National Property and Casualty Co. (ANPAC); American United Life Insurance Co.; Bank of America; Beverly Enterprises; Babcock and Wilcox; Baylor Mining, Inc.; Chartis Insurance Company; Chubb & Sons, Inc.; City of Alderson, West Virginia; ConocoPhillips; City of Charleston, West Virginia; Coal River Mining, LLC; CNA Insurance Cos.; Continental Casualty Co.; D.P.I.C. Companies; Eichleay Corp.; Erie Insurance Co.; Essex Insurance Company; Farm Family Ins. Co.; Food Lion, LLC; General Casualty Co.; Glatfelters; Great American Insurance Company; Industrial Risk Insurers; ITW Food Group, Inc.; Kanawha County Board of Education; MacDowell County Board of Education; Medicus; Massey Energy; Mikuni American Corp.; Miller Electric Co.; Newtown Energy, Inc.; Northlands Insurance Company; Okuno International; Opthalmic Mutual Ins. Co.; Pardee Minerals; LLC; ProAssurance; Physicians Mutual; Professional Advocates Ins. Co.; Professional Risk Management Services, Inc.; Reliance Insurance Co.; Roane County Board of Education; Royal Insurance Company of America; Scottsdale Insurance Co.; Sentry; State of West Virginia; T.I.G. Insurance Co.; United States Smokeless Tobacco Company; Volunteer Fireman's Insurance Services; West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services; West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways; West Virginia Division of Corrections; West Virginia Physicians Mutual Ins. Co.; West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority; West Virginia State Board of Education; West Virginia State Police; West Virginia University Board of Governors; Wyoming County Board of Education.
Office Hours:
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Areas of Practice (195)

Specific Areas of Practice for our Charleston office:

  • Product Failure
  • Product Recall
  • Product Safety
  • Product Warning Labels
  • Products Liability Insurance Coverage
  • Products Liability Defense
  • Recreational Products Liability
  • Recreational Vehicle Products Liability
  • Information and Privacy
  • Privacy Litigation
  • Privacy and Publicity
  • Right of Publicity
  • Right of Privacy
  • Privacy Law
  • Private Security Litigation
  • Premises Security
  • Negligent Security
  • Inadequate Security
  • Premises Liability
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Negligence Defense
  • Negligence
  • Natural Resources
  • Coal Mining
  • Drainage Law
  • Drainage and Levee
  • Mineral Law
  • Mine Safety
  • Liquefied Natural Gas
  • Mining Law
  • Natural Gas
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Oilfield Personal Injury
  • Municipal Law
  • Municipal Defense
  • Municipal Risk Management
  • Municipal Torts
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Birth Trauma
  • Chiropractors Malpractice
  • Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice
  • Oncology Law
  • Optometric Malpractice
  • Orthopedic Malpractice
  • Pediatric Malpractice
  • Pharmacists Liability
  • Physicians Professional Liability
  • Physicians Rights
  • Physicians Risk Management
  • Podiatric Malpractice
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Psychology Malpractice
  • Psychotherapy Law
  • Wrong Site Surgery
  • Failure to Diagnose
  • Newspaper Law
  • Media Law
  • Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Complex and Multi-District Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Federal Civil Litigation
  • Federal Litigation
  • Long-Arm Litigation
  • Trial Practice
  • U.S. Supreme Court Litigation
  • Libel, Slander and Defamation
  • Defamation
  • Libel Defense
  • Libel and Slander
  • Media Libel
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Domain Names
  • Cybersquatting
  • E-Commerce
  • Internet Insurance
  • Internet Liability
  • Internet Litigation
  • Web Site Development
  • Automobile Insurance Fraud Defense
  • Automobile Insurance Defense
  • Automobile Liability Defense
  • Casualty Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Insurance Defense
  • Disability Insurance Defense
  • Arson and Insurance Fraud
  • Extra Contractual Insurance Defense
  • Fire Insurance Defense
  • Life Insurance Defense
  • No Fault Auto Insurance Defense
  • Personal Liability Defense
  • Property Damage Defense
  • Public Liability Defense
  • Property Insurance Defense
  • Reinsurance Defense
  • Self Insured Defense
  • Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance
  • Automobile Insurance Coverage
  • Automobile Liability
  • Casualty Insurance
  • Captive Insurance
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Commercial Property Insurance
  • Excess Coverage
  • Excess and Reinsurance
  • Extra Contractual Insurance Claims
  • Fire Insurance
  • First Party Insurance
  • First and Third Party Insurance
  • General Liability
  • Indemnity
  • Insurance Adjuster Liability
  • Insurance Administration
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers Malpractice
  • Insurance Arbitration
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Insurance Contracts
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Property Damage
  • Property Insurance
  • Personal Liability
  • Property Insurance Coverage
  • Risk Management
  • Unfair Insurance Practices
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists
  • Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Arbitration
  • Hospital Law
  • Emergency Medical Services Law
  • Hospital Liability
  • Hospital Liability Defense
  • Hospital Negligence
  • Hospital Premises Liability
  • Hospital Risk Management
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Liability
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Health Care Privacy
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Long Term Care
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Nursing Home Litigation
  • Nursing Home Negligence
  • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
  • County Government Law
  • County Liability
  • Government Agency Practice
  • Government Immunity
  • Government Risk Management
  • Government Tort Liability
  • Governmental Defense
  • Federal Tort Claims
  • Governmental Law
  • Governmental Liability
  • Local Government Defense
  • Local Government Law
  • Local Government Liability
  • Political Subdivision Liability
  • Public Officials Liability
  • Financial Institutions Law
  • Financial Institutions Litigation
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appeals
  • Architect & Engineering Liability
  • Aviation Law
  • Bank Operations & Lender Liability
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Class Actions & Mass Torts
  • Coal Mining Accidents
  • Coal Mining Safety & Compliance
  • Construction Law
  • Employment & Deliberate Intent Litigation
  • Environmental Law
  • Errors & Omissions Litigation
  • Gas & Coal Litigation
  • General Litigation
  • Government Relations
  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
  • Long-Term Care & Nursing Home Litigation
  • OSHA & MSHA Compliance
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Public Utilities
  • Retail, Restaurant, & Hospitality
  • State, Municipal & Public Entities
  • Toxic Exposure

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0 (205 reviews)
  • Legal Knowledge

  • Analytical Capability

  • Judgment

  • Communication

  • Legal Experience

  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Natalie C. Schaefer by a Member on 10/16/13 in Civil Litigation

    Natalie is a superb lawyer who has demonstrated skills and abilities beyond her years. She practices in a manner where her ethical approach is above question.

    Natalie is a superb lawyer who has demonstrated skills and abilities beyond her years. She practices in a manner where her ethical approach is above question. Read less

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  • 4.8/5.0 Review for Natalie C. Schaefer by a Partner on 10/16/13 in Civil Litigation

    Natalie is tough, smart and pragmatic. She does an excellent job walking that fine line between advocacy and obstinance.

    Natalie is tough, smart and pragmatic. She does an excellent job walking that fine line between advocacy and obstinance. Read less

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Client Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (18 reviews)
  • 100% (18 recommendations)
  • Communication

  • Responsiveness

  • Quality of Service

  • Value for Money

  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Review for Lou Ann S. Cyrus on 10/23/17 in Labor and Employment.

    After spending almost two years preparing for a weeklong trial it was evident that Mrs. Cyrus and her legal team were well equipped and prepared beyond imagination. Her attention to detail and pursuit of justice far exceeded all expectations. Lou... Read more

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    After spending almost two years preparing for a weeklong trial it was evident that Mrs. Cyrus and her legal team were well equipped and prepared beyond imagination. Her attention to detail and pursuit of justice far exceeded all expectations. Lou Ann Cyrus is the best! Read less

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  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Review for Lou Ann S. Cyrus on 12/20/13 in Civil Rights.


Bar Registry

  • Appellate Practice

  • Commercial Litigation

  • Construction Law

  • Insurance Defense

  • Legal Malpractice

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Product Liability Law

  • Professional Liability

  • Toxic Torts

Charleston, West Virginia

  • Charleston, WV
    The Virginia Center , 1411 Virginia Street, E., Suite 200 , P.O. Box 3953
    Charleston, WV 25339

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