Vicki Antion Nelson and Scott McGee Selected as Rising Stars
Vicki and Scott have again been named to the 2018 West Virginia Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. AMLG is proud to be consistently recognized by our peers for the hard work and dedication we give for our clients.
Vicki Antion-Nelson Named Advisory Committee Member to WVU College of Law's WVAJ Student Association
Vicki Antion-Nelson is continuing her service to WVU by being named an advisory committee member for WVU College of Law’s WVAJ Student Association. A lifelong Mountaineer, Vicki routinely volunteers at the university and law school, and Vicki is excited about working with the West Virginia Association for Justice at the law school this year. Vicki is looking forward to connecting with West Virginia’s future lawyers to discuss the importance of standing up for those who need legal services and fighting for just causes.
Scott McGee Recognized By Best Lawyers In America 2018
AMLG partner Scott McGee was named to the 2018 Best Lawyers in America for his work in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions — Plaintiffs. Scott is honored to receive this recognition for his work on behalf of asbestos mesothelioma, asbestos lung cancer, and catastrophic injury victims. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on peer-reviewed evaluations.
Asbestos Found In Makeup Marketed to Young Girls
There is a concerning report out about asbestos being found in makeup from the retailer Justice. http://nbc4i.com/2017/07/17/report-asbestos-found-… Parents, please be vigilant.
AMLG Resolves West Virginia Mesothelioma and Lung Cancer Cases
Antion McGee Law Group recently resolved mesothelioma and lung cancer cases as part of the October 2016 West Virginia trial group which was in Wheeling, West Virginia. Our clients in this group included a household mesothelioma client whose husband worked in the munitions industry and brought asbestos dust home on his work clothing exposing his wife to the harmful fibers, an electrician at a chemical plant, a boilermaker at power plants, steelworkers at steel mills, an engineer at power plants, and a coal miner. Antion McGee Law Group is proud to fight for our clients’ rights, and we are pleased that we again reached favorable outcomes in October.
AMLG Sponsors Breath of Life Golf Tournament for Asbestos Workers and Mesothelioma Victims
AMLG is proud to again be a sponsor of the Breath of Life Foundation’s annual Mesothelioma Charity Golf Tournament held at the Belmont Country Club in Perrysburg, Ohio. Breath of Life raises money for various mesothelioma and asbestos disease research projects and assists families who have lost loved ones due to mesothelioma. With the help of Breath of Life, we continue to battle this terrible disease. To learn more about Breath of Life, please contact them at their Winfield, WV address or (304) 586-4780.
Consensus Report on Mesothelioma Calls for More Research
The Journal of Thoracic Oncology published its Consensus Report on the 2015 Weinman International Conference on Mesothelioma. The scientists involved with the consensus report called for more research concerning treatment options and increasing survival for those suffering from mesothelioma as well as focusing on further prevention efforts to decrease future incidents of malignant mesothelioma.
AMLG Sponsors WVU Alumni Gold and Blue Golf Weekend
AMLG is proud to be a 2016 sponsor of WVU’s annual alumni golf weekend, to be held at Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa. Supporting the Mountaineers, Mountaineer Alums, and most importantly the Loyalty Permanent Endowment Fund allows AMLG to give back to our Morgantown community and the State of West Virginia. The Loyalty Permanent Endowment Fund provides more than 300 scholarships to deserving students, and AMLG is honored to assist in this effort. Let’s Go Mountaineers!
Thoughts and Prayers for the Families of Southern West Virginia
The record-breaking floods in Southern West Virginia, Charleston, and the Kanawha Valley have impacted many families and have devastated communities and families across the State. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this natural disaster. Stay Strong West Virginia!
Helping West Virginia Families on West Virginia Day
While the Mountain State was celebrating West Virginia day, AMLG attorneys Vicki Antion Nelson and Scott McGee were in trial in Wheeling, fighting on behalf of West Virginia families devastated by asbestos disease, mesothelioma and lung cancer. Our asbestos clients this round included a young living laborer, a steel worker, a lifelong millwright, an electrician, and a mechanic. We are pleased to have successfully resolved these cases on behalf of our clients, and we are proud to represent our clients and their families against an asbestos industry that has needlessly injured so many in West Virginia and beyond. Please contact us for more information about mesothelioma and asbestos disease.
Ovarian Cancer Claims
Although evidence increasingly shows Johnson & Johnson knew about health hazards associated with talcum powder, Johnson & Johnson baby powder, and Shower to Shower for decades, women across the country were needlessly exposed to carcinogenic talc through Johnson & Johnson powders. At AMLG, we are investigating cases of ovarian cancer in women who used talcum powder and have subsequently developed or died from ovarian cancer. Contact us today if you or a loved one has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
AMLG Hosts West Virginia Association for Justice
Join us on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:00pm for an informational lunch and learn about WVAJ and the important work that the West Virginia Association for Justice is doing. The membership drive will be in our Morgantown office (341 Chaplin Road, 2nd Floor) from 12:00 until 1:00.
Judge Dismisses Railroad’s Attempt To Short-Circuit Ex-Employee’s Asbestos Case
WHEELING, W.Va. — A federal judge in West Virginia on Dec. 29 dismissed a railroad’s action seeking a ruling that a former employee’s previous release insulated it from his current mesothelioma case, saying the relief sought likely wouldn’t satisfy the amount-in-controversy requirement and that the railroad has not otherwise demonstrated the need for such intervention (CSX Transportation Inc. v. Robert L. Phillips, No. 15-192, N.D. W.Va.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 172437).
Four Mesothelioma Cases Settled During February Asbestos Trial Group
AMLG attorneys and our co-counsel have successfully resolved 4 mesothelioma cases and an asbestos lung cancer case as part of the February 2016 West Virginia asbestos trial group in Charleston, West Virginia. Our clients’ exposures to asbestos in this trial group included asbestos dust exposures from steel mills, aluminum foundries, power plants, chemical plants, and automotive friction plants, in addition to the construction and automotive industries. Vicki and Scott are proud to represent injured West Virginians and their families and we are particularly honored to achieve a positive outcome from such preventable diseases.
Happy New Year From AMLG
As we begin 2016, Vicki and Scott wish all of our clients, their families, our co-counsel, and friends the best in 2016. We have an active 2016 docket with numerous mesothelioma, lung cancer, and catastrophic injury cases set for trial. At Antion McGee Law Group, we believe in fighting hard for justice and a positive result for our clients and their families.
AMLG Supports WVU Medicine
AMLG member Vicki Antion Nelson was again decked out in RAD color bombs as she volunteered at the annual Morgantown Color Me Rad run encouraging fitness, exercise, and lots of fun while raising money for a worthy local charity. Vicki was integral in bringing Color Me Rad to Morgantown and for the past three years, Vicki has volunteered with Color Me Rad to raise funds for the Rosenbaum Family House at WVU Hospital.