Class Actions & Mass Torts


Shuman, McCuskey & Slicer, PLLC defends clients in complex litigation matters in the state of West Virginia and Virginia, including those involving multi-district litigation, class actions, and mass torts litigation. These complex cases often involve thousands of plaintiffs, as well as numerous witnesses, experts, and hundreds of thousands of documents that must be carefully considered in developing a solid, meticulous defense that can withstand the enormous financial resources of large plaintiff law firms.

Our skilled and experienced attorneys handle all phases of complex civil litigation from the earliest stages of discovery through trial and appeals. Using the latest technological resources to scan, organize, and manage the substantial numbers of documents associated with these cases, we effectively and efficiently serve as national lead counsel or as regional and local trial counsel for defendants named in class action lawsuits and complex litigation matters, including matters involving products liability claims; asbestos litigation; telecommunications litigation; professional malpractice claims; groundwater contamination/”brownfield” claims; construction defects litigation; predatory lending claims; benzene litigation; welding rod litigation/welding fume litigation; flood litigation; silica litigation; breach of express warranty claims; breach of implied warranty claims; phen-fen diet drug litigation; rezulin litigation; oxycontin litigation; and breast implant litigation.