Erik W. Legg

Erik W. Legg: Attorney with Farrell, White & Legg PLLC
  • Member at Farrell, White & Legg PLLC (9 Attorneys)
  • The Farrell Building, 914 Fifth Avenue, P.O. Box 6457, Huntington, WV 25772-6457
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  • Erik W. Legg is a Member of Farrell, White & Legg PLLC in Huntington, WV. The focus of his practice is pharmaceutical and medical products liability, medical professional malpractice, workplace exposure and injury litigation, and employment discrimination and wrongful discharge claims.
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    4.5/5.0 (27)
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Biography

Erik is a Member of the firm whose primary areas of interest and experience include pharmaceutical and medical products liability. He is also active in commercial litigation, employment discrimination and wrongful discharge claims and workplace exposure and injury litigation. Erik is the Firm’s Practice Leader for pharmaceutical litigation, and he has extensive experience in numerous drug and medical device litigations including those involving antidepressants, statins, COX2 inhibitors, hormone replacement therapy agents, antiplatelets, intraoperative anti-clotting agents, and implantable pelvic mesh devices. In this capacity, he has represented several Fortune 500 companies.

Erik has been recognized by his peers with an AV Martindale Hubbell rating and inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® (Medical Malpractice Law), Chambers USA (Litigation), and West Virginia Super Lawyers (Personal Injury Defense – Products).

He is a member of the International Associate of Defense Counsel (IADC) and of the Defense Research Institute (DRI). Erik is a long-standing member of Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia, where he has served on the Board of Governors for several years. He is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of West Virginia and in the state courts of Ohio. He is a member of the American, West Virginia and Cabell County Bar Associations.

Erik enjoys collegiate level teaching and he is one of three Members of the Firm who serve as adjunct instructors for Marshall University’s School of Pharmacy. He has also served as an adjunct instructor for the Marshall University College of Business (Legal Environment of Business undergraduate course), and has participated as a co-presenter for a Pharmacy Law cumulative board review seminar for the University of Charleston (WV) School of Pharmacy.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Product Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Employment Law
  • Class Actions
  • Health Care Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Toxic Tort
  • Tort Liability Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(304) 522-9100; (304) 781-1818  Phone
(304) 522-9162  Fax
www.farrell3.com
University Attended:
Marshall University, B.A., cum laude, 1995
Law School Attended:
West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 1998
Year of First Admission:
1998
Admission:
1999, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia; 2000, U.S. District Court, Northern District of West Virginia; 1998, West Virginia; 2005, Ohio
Memberships:
Cabell County, West Virginia and American Bar Associations; West Virginia State Bar; Defense Research Institute; International Association of Defense Counsel; Board of Governors of Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia; Chair of Medical Liability Substantive Law Committee of Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia.
Birth Information:
Scarbro, West Virginia, May 18, 1973
Reported Cases:
State ex rel. J.C., et al. v. Mazzone, et al., __ W. Va. __, __ S.E.2d __, No. 14-1189 (W. Va., April 10, 2015); Perry v. Tri-State Chrysler Jeep, LLC, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33218 (S.D.W.Va. 2008); Ashworth v. Albers Medical, Inc. 410 F. Supp. 2d 471 (SDWVa 2005); Baisden v. Bayer Corp., 275 F. Supp. 2d 759 (SDWVa 2003).
ISLN:
913509706
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.5/5.0 (27 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

    4.4/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.3/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 03/02/15 in Products Liability

    I worked closely with Erik on a mass tort products liability matter involving literally thousands of cases. He is an outstanding lawyer in all respects. There is no question about his ethics either. He is the real deal.

    I worked closely with Erik on a mass tort products liability matter involving literally thousands of cases. He is an outstanding lawyer in all respects. There is no question about his ethics either. He is the real deal. Read less

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  • 4.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 02/21/15 in Litigation

    This lawyer has consistently provided excellent service and advice to me and my clients in West Virginia. He is a skilled litigator.

    This lawyer has consistently provided excellent service and advice to me and my clients in West Virginia. He is a skilled litigator. Read less

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Huntington, West Virginia

  • Huntington, WV
    The Farrell Building , 914 Fifth Avenue , P.O. Box 6457
    Huntington, WV 25772-6457

    (304) 522-9100; (304) 781-1818 Phone

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