Trial Lawyers

We won four verdicts over $100 million in Florida.
We’ve represented more than 10,000 families in the last 30 years.
We’ve handled a variety of product liability cases, from medical devices to vehicle recalls.
We have a strong record of appellate successes.
Our firm has won nearly 100 jury trials.
We are pioneers in new areas of litigation.
We have won several multi-million dollar tractor trailer cases.
We’ve earned multiple record-setting verdicts in the southeastern U.S.
We have represented clients from and/or litigated in all 50 states.

Wilkes & McHugh is your personal injury and civil litigation law firm.
Our experienced attorneys tackle major cases with proven results.

Firm News

5 W&M KY attorneys named to Super Lawyers lists

Wilkes & McHugh is excited to announce that Super Lawyers Kentucky named five of our personal injury attorneys to either the Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists for 2019, including two new honorees.

Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers selects no more than 5 percent of lawyers in the state for the Super Lawyers list and no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers for the Rising Stars list.

Find out who made the lists!



Skyline Healthcare facilities fall into receivership in NB and KS

cracked_dollar_sign_imageWilkes & McHugh attorney Bill Murray spoke with The Philadelphia Inquirer about the nursing home chain Skyline. The company acquired more than 100 nursing homes across the country in just two short years. In March, state officials in Nebraska and Kansas had to take over control of the chain's facilities when the company announced it could not make payroll there. The Philadelphia Inquirer investigated what kind of scrutiny the Pennsylvania Department of Health applied to Skyline and its owner, Joseph Schwartz, before allowing the company to take over management of 10 facilities there. The answer was, not much. 

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Pennsylvania jury awards $7.5 million in nursing home assault case; settlement reached

gavelA  Lancaster County jury reached a unanimous verdict on May 3, 2018, in a case where a woman was sexually assaulted in a nursing home. The jury awarded $7.5 million in compensatory damages, but the parties reached a settlement before the punitive damages portion of the trial could begin. W&M attorneys Lorraine Donnelly, Matt Stone and Carl Wilander represented the family at the trial. Our firm was honored to help the  Brace family find justice.

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