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Personal Injury & Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer
When a person suffers an injury due to the careless actions of another or at the hands of corporate greed, Jeremy knows what it takes to get justice for his clients. While justice can be measured in different ways, Jeremy understands that in many situations the law measures justice by the type of results he obtains in his cases. Jeremy’s focus is always first and foremost on getting those results. With multiple million-dollar settlements to his name, people can count on Jeremy to obtain the results they deserve when the stakes are highest.
While Jeremy handles all types of personal injury cases—from car accidents to workplace, industrial and oil and gas injuries—Jeremy’s passion is his focus on nursing home abuse and neglect cases. Jeremy understands that the decision to place a loved one with a nursing home or other care facility is never an easy one to make. Nursing homes serve a very important role in our society. Many families simply don’t have the ability or resources to care for those that need around the clock care. Those families trust nursing homes to provide their loved one with not only exceptional care but to treat them with dignity and respect. When that trust is violated and a loved one is injured, Jeremy knows that the damage can be far-reaching. In his own words:
You can hear the pain in the voices of sons, daughters and spouses when their loved ones have suffered in a nursing home. They’re hurt because someone they love has been hurt and they’re angry at the people responsible. These people often feel guilt as well - guilt because they believe they should have prevented that suffering. Those people are not to blame, they trusted that the nursing home would do the very things they promised to do. They trusted that the nursing home had their loved one’s best interests at heart. Many times, their loved one suffered simply because the corporate financial structure care too much about their bottom line rather than the well-being of their residents. When nursing homes put profits over people, they need to pay and that is what I am here to do.
In addition to his extensive personal injury practice, Jeremy has the knowledge and experience to handle a variety of nursing home abuse and neglect cases involving the following injuries and more:
Jeremy’s dedication to his personal injury and nursing home abuse clients has resulted in millions of dollars for his clients. Indeed, Jeremy’s hard work has culminated in numerous multi-million-dollar settlements and jury verdicts throughout West Virginia and Ohio.
Jeremy’s successes have not gone unnoticed by his peers. From 2014 to 2021, Jeremy has been recognized as a West Virginia Super Lawyers Rising Star—a ranking process only awarded to 2.5% of West Virginia attorneys under the age of 40.
Jeremy’s other experience includes:
Jeremy is also eager to share his knowledge on a variety nursing home abuse and neglect topics through his frequent writing for GKT’s blog. Jeremy’s blogs cover a wide-range of topics—everything from the top 5 signs of nursing home abuse to taking a deep dive into some of the more complex issues present nursing home cases. You can read Jeremy’s blogs here.
Jeremy understands that results matter. When the stakes are highest, Jeremy’s clients trust him to deliver the compensation they deserve. That trust has resulted in several multi-million-dollar settlements and jury verdicts throughout his career.
Jeremy began his career as a law clerk with the Honorable John S. Hrko, 27th Judicial Circuit in Wyoming County, West Virginia. Thereafter, Jeremy went into private practice and dedicated his career to representing those suffering from injuries caused by the negligent acts of others. From day one of his private practice Jeremy has represented individuals and families who have been injured or damaged by the acts of others. Jeremy’s personal injury practice and nursing home abuse and neglect practice has continued to grow and evolve. Jeremy is recognized as one of West Virginia’s and Ohio’s preeminent attorneys in his fields. Before joining GKT, Jeremy was a personal injury attorney at a Wheeling, West Virginia based plaintiff’s firm.
In his time out of the office, Jeremy takes an active leadership role in his community and in his profession. Among other things, Jeremy serves/has served with the following organizations:
Born and raised in southern West Virginia, Jeremy is proud to call Marshall County home since 2007. That’s in no small part to his wife, Amanda, who is a Marshall County native and John Marshall High School graduate.
Jeremy and Amanda have two daughters, Allison (Allie) and Lauren, who keep them busy traveling around West Virginia and Ohio competing in various cheerleading and dance competitions. Allie currently attends Sherrard Middle School and Lauren is at Glen Dale Elementary School. As someone with a keen interest in history, Jeremy’s always quick to mention that Allie was a winner of the 2019 West Virginia Social Studies Fair in U.S. History.
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