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Recent Verdicts & Settlements

David Fritzgerald was admitted to RHD Memorial Medical Center for routine ulcer surgery Aug. 29, 2003. Shortly after...
Gilbert Wilson was an alzheimer's patient living at Eden Home Healthcare Inc. Mr. Wilson went into the facility...
James Reinhardt, a 75-year-old dementia patient moved into a secure dementia unit at Sunrise at Mill Basin in 2002....

Recent News

MORGANTOWN -- Authorities want consumers to be aware of a holiday scam going on in Monongalia County.
WINFIELD, W.Va. -- A former employee of Broadmore Estates has sued the Putnam County assisted-living facility for...
A woman is suing multiple healthcare companies for negligence and medical malpractice.
A woman is accused of taking nearly $14,000 from a resident of a nursing home in Martinsburg while she was employed...
A Kanawha County man is suing a Charleston-area hospital alleging the carelessness of its staff contributed to the...
Between July 1, 2007, and June 30 of this year, 324 allegations of abuse or neglect involving individuals age 60 or...
When we first put our mom and brother at this nursing center, we requested they both be bathed and my brother shaved...
Minnie Sheriff of Clinton, a former employee of the Veterans Affairs Nursing home in Jackson pleaded guilty Monday to...
A 38-year-old Clinton woman has pleaded guilty to forgery charges for writing checks against the Veterans Nursing Home...
The owner of a Gulfport nursing home is accused of doing business illegally. 44-year-old Greg Sullivan is owner of...
BRIDGEPORT -- Lori Ruckman phoned the 7 Newsroom on Thursday evening to say that she believed one of her relatives was...
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Three people associated with an Alexandria nursing home reported checks being stolen from their...
WELLSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Police say a Wheeling man accused of abducting a nursing home resident has been arrested in...
The woman reported missing from the Valley Haven Geriatric Center last week has been found, and criminal charges are...
WELLSBURG, WV -- It was apparently a grueling cross-country journey by two adults--a woman reportedly with bi-polar...
BEECH BOTTOM, WV -- The Brooke County Sheriff's Department wants help from the public in finding Nancy Jean Sears...
MADISON, Miss. -- A woman charged for using excessive force while placing a vulnerable adult on a mechanical lift...
A 23-year-old Monticello woman has admitted to using excessive force while placing a nursing home patient on a...
HUNTINGTON - A Cabell County woman is suing a nursing home, claiming staff there failed to tell her about a cord...
CHARLESTON - A woman claims shoddy nursing home care has left her in worse health than when she went in. Tamorah Miller...

James B. McHugh
James B. McHugh

For nearly 20 years, Jim McHugh has practiced law with a particular focus on nursing home abuse and neglect. His success in representing the wrongfully injured is the result of his extensive knowledge and experience in the field of personal injury law.

Mr. McHugh received his undergraduate degree in Education and his Masters Degree in Education Administration from the University of South Florida. He received his Juris Doctorate degree, magna cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in 1990 where he graduated first in his class.

Previously, he was associated for seventeen years with the well-known firm of Wilkes & McHugh, P.A., where his primary practice was on litigating nursing home cases. Prior to joining Wilkes & McHugh, P.A., Jim taught third and sixth grades for four years.

Jim is licensed to practice law in Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia. He is a member of the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice and Florida Justice Association.

Mr. McHugh's current practice is in the area of nursing home abuse, toxic torts and selected class action cases. Jim has supervised and litigated thousands of nursing home cases, hundreds valued in excess of $1,000,000. His firm currently has filed cases in nine states. In addition to practicing law, Mr. McHugh has served as a board member for a retirement home, as well as for a crisis pregnancy center and if he has any time enjoys reading to pre-school children in local child care centers.