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Charity Lawrence

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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

West Virginia, USA
    Local Time: Thursday 05:36

Practice Expertise

  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
  • Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Asbestos Litigation

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
  • Litigation
  • Medical Monitoring
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation
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Profile

Ms. Lawrence’s primary areas of practice are general litigation, including personal injury, asbestos, products liability and workers' compensation litigation.

Bar Admissions

Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Education

  • Marshall University, B.A., Journalism, summa cum laude, 2004
  • West Virginia University College of Law, J.D., 2007
  • University of Virginia National Trial Advocacy College, 2012

Areas of Practice

  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Insurance
  • Insurance Coverage & Bad Faith
  • Litigation
  • Medical Monitoring
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Toxic Tort Litigation
  • Workers' Compensation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Representing clients in general litigation matters
  • Defending employers in workers’ compensation claims related to workplace injuries, occupational disease, occupational pneumoconiosis and hearing loss
  • Representing clients in asbestos litigation, toxic tort, and mass consolidation cases
  • Defending clients against personal injury, wrongful death and products liability claims, including deliberate intent and premise liability lawsuits in toxic tort litigation
  • Representing clients in insurance defense and personal injury litigation
     
  • Articles

    Publications & Presentations

    • Panelist, “Look Before You Leap: Analyzing Differences in Compensability of Workplace Injuries,” National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network, September 21, 2021
    • Panelist, National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network State Sidebar 2020, November 6, 2020
    • Panelist, “End of 2016 West Virginia Legislative Session—A review of significant new laws,” April 2016
    • Co-Author, West Virginia Chapter, Misrepresentation in the Life, Health, and Disability Insurance Application Process: A National Survey, Second Edition, 2015
    • Author, “Attorneys’ Fees and Prosecuting Bad Faith/UTPA Cases,” DTCWV Spring Newsletter, 2014
    • Co-Author, “ABA Amends Model Rules of Professional Conduct to Address Changes Brought by Technology and Globalization,” Professionalism Perspectives, Vol. 14 No. 1, a publication of DRI, May 2013
    • Co-Author, “Insuring Your Growing Assets in the Appalachian Shale Plays,” The Shale Play Today, November 2012

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