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H. Battle

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Chair, Insurance Government Relations & Regulatory
Chair, Workers' Compensation
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Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

West Virginia, USA
    Local Time: Thursday 20:49

Practice Expertise

  • Deliberate Intent Litigation
  • Energy Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance Government Relations & Regulatory

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Deliberate Intent Litigation
  • Energy Law
  • Insurance Government Relations & Regulatory
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Govt. Relations/ Regulatory
  • Litigation
  • Natural Resources
  • Nursing Homes
  • Public Policy Advocacy & Reform
  • Public Policy, Advocacy & Reform
  • Workers' Compensation
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Profile

Mr. Battle's primary areas of practice are workers' compensation, employment relations and counseling, product liability litigation, and commercial litigation.

Bar Admissions

Admissions

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

Education

  • University of Virginia, B.A., 1989
  • West Virginia University, J.D., 1993
 

Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Deliberate Intent Litigation
  • Energy Law
  • Insurance Government Relations & Regulatory
  • Health Care Law
  • Insurance Govt. Relations/ Regulatory
  • Litigation
  • Natural Resources
  • Nursing Homes
  • Public Policy Advocacy & Reform
  • Public Policy, Advocacy & Reform
  • Workers' Compensation

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
  • Defending employers in workers' compensation claims related to workplace injuries, occupational disease, occupational pneumoconiosis and hearing loss
  • Advising employers on leave policies and other employment-related matters
  • Defending employer deliberate intent, toxic tort and product liability matters in state and federal courts
  • Defending employment discrimination claims in federal and state courts, including age, gender, race and disability discrimination, and harassment cases
  • As an attorney in Charleston, WV, Mr. Battle has expertise defending and litigating administrative claims before the West Virginia Human Rights Commission
  • Negotiating successful mediation of wrongful employment discharge, employment contract disputes and premises liability cases
  • Trial experience in corporate premises liability defense, medical malpractice defense matters and employment discrimination matters
  • Representing financial institutions and loan servicing companies in federal and state courts regarding federal and state banking laws, consumer credit and protection, TILA, and Regulation Z
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