Breaking News: Supreme Court of Virginia Recognizes Cause of Action for Take Home Exposure 

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has represented victims of asbestos exposure for almost 30 years. In most cases, people are exposed through their work, but family members can also be exposed to asbestos when workers bring asbestos fibers home on their clothing. When the work clothes are washed and dried at home, asbestos fibers …

Essure Lawsuits

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has represented many people injured by medical devices, and is currently reviewing potential claims for injuries related to the Essure birth control device.     Essure is a permanently implanted birth control device which consists of metal coils that are implanted in the fallopian tubes that carry eggs from …

Asbestos in Cosmetics

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. represents people who have been injured by exposure to asbestos. This mineral was deliberately used to make many products such as insulation, gaskets and packing material, but it has also appeared as a contaminant in products such as baby powder and cosmetics. Recently, asbestos was reported in children’s cosmetics …

Older Adult Drivers

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. represents people who have been injured through the negligence of others.  Many people are injured because of motor vehicle accidents but this is a special problem for older drivers, who may have age related conditions which affect their driving and tend to be more susceptible to injury when accidents occur …

Women and Mesothelioma

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has represented many victims of mesothelioma, a fatal cancer almost always caused by asbestos exposure. The most common type of mesothelioma is pleural mesothelioma which develops on the lining of the lungs (about 75% of all cases), followed by peritoneal mesothelioma (about 20% of all cases), which develops in …

Be Safe! Wear Your Helmet

James F. Humphreys & Associates. L.C. represents people who have been injured or killed through the negligence of others. Mr. Humphreys, the founder of the firm, is a former chair of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA), and counsel to the West Virginia Brain Injury Association, Inc. (WVBIA). As such, he recognizes that some …

Asbestos & the Movies

James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. has represented victims of asbestos exposure for almost 30 years.   At one time, asbestos was considered a magic mineral because it was cheap, a good insulator, and resistant to fire and chemicals. Because of these useful properties, it was used in an amazing array of products and industries, …