McHugh Fuller

Attorneys with over $300 million in verdicts

Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome

800.939.5580 | Email Us Now

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

MARTINSBURG - Approximately 110 residents at an area nursing home were evacuated Tuesday evening after a fire started...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Twelve West Virginia nursing home programs got five-star ratings ("much above average")...
CHARLESTON -- Medicare's Nursing Home Compare program rated 34 out of 130 licensed nursing homes as well below...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The family of a man who was hit and killed by a CSX train last month after he wandered off from a...
CLARKSBURG -- State regulators have refused to issue a license for the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Home because of a...
FAIRMONT — After physical plant problems delayed the opening of the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in...

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.