Gold, Khourey & Turak are your preferred
Personal Injury Lawyers in Benwood, West Virginia


When you or a loved one is injured in an accident, you need a local law firm that will stand up for your rights and get you the compensation you deserve.

The accident lawyers at Gold, Khourey & Turak have represented  Benwood, West Virginia and Marshall County residents for over 40 years. We’ve helped thousands of injured people and their families collect millions of dollars on their behalf.  

Our Personal Injury Law Firm understands that the Right Attorney Makes a Difference. Being local Makes a Difference.

We are a West Virginia Accident Law Firm and we fight for our Benwood residents. Most importantly, you can count on GKT to fight and protect your rights and obtain the compensation you deserve.

Why Choose a Local Benwood Personal Injury Lawyer?

West Virginia Attorneys Make a Difference

We are proud to call West Virginia home, just like many residents in Benwood and Marshall County.  When we work with hurt individuals and families from Benwood, we share the same values and we know and understand each other.  We are familiar with your local roads, businesses, schools, and neighborhoods.  When you contact our office, we know you need help.  We know how to help you and we know how to win your case.  Our local personal injury law firm can provide you with the best opportunity to obtain the compensation you need and deserve.

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Location of your Lawyer is Important We Know Benwood.

78% of consumers say it's important to hire a local lawyer*. 

You want a personal injury attorney that gives you the best chance to recover your losses when hurt in an accident.  What might seem like a small detail just may end up being the statement that pays you millions. 

Are you dealing with injuries from substandard care at a local healthcare facility?  We can help you determine if you have a medical malpractice case.  

If you are involved in a car accident that wasn’t your fault, our accident attorneys will protect your rights and obtain the compensation you deserve.  

Having a local accident lawyer on your side that understands local road conditions, speed zones, and common accident areas will help you recover your damages and obtain justice for you and your loved ones.

*[Source: “A New Insight From Our New Infographic.”, 8 Feb. 2016. Web. 7 Jul. 2016.]


It’s important that we develop a personal relationship with everyone we represent.  Our office is a short drive on US-22/WV-2.  We welcome you into our home as a friend – not just a case.  If you are unable to come to us, we are happy to meet you in Benwood or another location in Marshall County.  Evening and weekend appointments are available, and our consultations are free.

GKT specializes in personal injury law – but we also specialize in communication.  It is important that we talk with you, your family, and those affected.

We will keep you informed about your case every step of the way, and we will seek to hold all responsible parties accountable for the accident.  You have questions. We can demand answers and find out what happened. 



When you are looking for a personal injury lawyer, we know that you are inundated with options. Selecting a lawyer is an important decision for any family to make. 

When you or a loved one is negligently injured, deciding on a course of action can be just as stressful as the injury itself.  Gold, Khourey & Turak want to make this an easy and impactful decision for you.

Our Law Firm's Core Values

GKT stands out as the preferred law firm in the Ohio Valley because we stand by our values.

  • Availability, Accessibility, and Clear Communication
  • Earn Trust and Represent our Clients and Their Best Interests
  • Deliver Results and Compensation to Injured Crash Victims
  • Provide Strategy, Advice, Support, and Continued Counsel
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GKT Attorneys' Reputation

Our staff is experienced, knowledgeable, compassionate, and driven.  Gold, Khourey & Turak lawyers have over 80 years of service and trial experience.  Since 1978, we have delivered millions to our clients in results and have earned the trust of Benwood, West Virginia residents.

It’s important to have a law firm that specializes in Personal Injury. We have a team of lawyers who specializes in car accidents, truck accidents, medical malpractice, work injuries, and wrongful death. 

We specialize in Personal Injury. We are from West Virginia. Most importantly, we care about your case.

Experience – Specialists – Reputation – Local – Our Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help You.


It’s common for regional law firms to come into the Wheeling-Steubenville market and represent Benwood residents. Don’t be fooled by law offices with remote offices in Marshall County. 

Selecting a true local attorney can be crucial to the success of your case and compensation. When we say we are Ohio Valley, we prove it. You will know we are truly local when we sit face to face or shake hands. 

We’ve been a part of the Benwood community and the Ohio Valley for more than 40 years. We support Benwood organizations and businesses.

What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage & Do I Really Need It?

What is Uninsured Motorist Coverage & Do I Really Need It?

Throughout my 25 years of practice as a car accident lawyer with Gold, Khourey and Turak, I have recovered millions of dollars for clients injured or wrongly killed in West Virginia car accidents.  Oftentimes I am asked about uninsured motorist coverage and why I need it. Surprisingly, there are many people who drive without car […]

The West Virginia Uniform Traffic Crash Report – 5 Common Questions

The West Virginia Uniform Traffic Crash Report – 5 Common Questions

Throughout my 25 years of practice as a car accident lawyer with Gold, Khourey and Turak, I have helped many clients obtain fair compensation for their West Virginia car accident claims.  I have recovered millions of dollars for my clients injured in car accidents.  I always rely on the accident or crash report when investigating […]

Can A Passenger File A Personal Injury Claim Against The Driver Of the Same Car?

Can A Passenger File A Personal Injury Claim Against The Driver Of the Same Car?

When most people think of a car crash or a personal injury claim, they tend to think of crashes involving two or more vehicles.  For example, the driver of Vehicle 1 crashes into and causes personal injury to the driver and/or passengers of Vehicle 2.  In that scenario, the injured parties of Vehicle 2 would […]

Personal Injury Practice Areas


Car Accident Attorneys

Car accidents are far too common in West Virginia. Individuals and families are victims of aggressive drivers and careless accidents every day. We make sure our clients are represented and compensated for their pain and suffering. Whether you are involved in a dangerous accident on Benwood Hill road or hit while driving on Boggs Run, we can help you.

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Distracted Driving Attorney

Benwood is home to schools, shops, and churches. Drivers are often preoccupied and find themselves looking at a text or answering a call. Accidents are bound to happen and they do. Innocent pedestrians and drivers find themselves injured by negligent distracted drivers. 


Work Injury Lawyer

There are several thousands of residents living in Benwood – many working in the Wheeling Metro. Wheeling is also home to manufacturing companies, healthcare facilities, and countless retail locations. Regardless of the industry, employees are injured every day while doing common tasks at work. We work with individuals that are injured at the fault of the company. Having a skilled and experienced work injury lawyer by your side and fighting for you is vital to the success of your claim.


Truck Accident Lawyers

Tractor-trailer accidents happen regularly in West Virginia. Many drivers traveling from neighboring cities aggressively pass-thru Benwood, being the cause of many accidents and injuries. Drivers of semis, tractor-trailers and other commercial trucks and buses are subject to a variety of different safety rules and regulations that other drivers are not. People injured in a truck accident need a skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced truck accident lawyer by their side. 

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How Can GKT Help You?

The best injury lawyers will not just fight to obtain the compensation their clients are due—the best personal injury lawyers will also ease the burden, stress, and anxiety of dealing with the aftermath of an accident.  

You can trust the attorneys at GKT to help you through this situation and fight for the highest compensation you can obtain.  You should be focused on what’s most important – recovering from your injuries.  

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Free Consultation for Benwood and West Virginia Residents

A consultation with one of our attorneys is always free.  Our Benwood personal injury lawyers are available to discuss your accident case 24/7, 365 days a year.  We handle all of our accident cases on a contingency fee basis.  That means that we don’t charge a fee unless we obtain compensation for you. If you think you have a car accident case, we are here to help now.

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