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5 Recognized Success Stories of Hendrickson & Long PLLC, A Law Firm from West Virginia

09-01-2022 10:57 AM CET | Politics, Law & Society

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Hendrickson & Long PLLC Achieves another Victory For Children, Ensuring Access To Free, Quality Public Education Programs

Hendrickson & Long PLLC Achieves another Victory For Children, Ensuring Access To Free, Quality Public Education Programs

Charleston, WV, United States, August 31, 2022 - Hendrickson & Long PLLC, along with national firm in Paul Hastings LLP and the Education Law Center, achieved a victory for two parent-clients and their families Wednesday, July 6, 2022, as Judge Joanna Tabit of the Circuit Court of Kanawha County granted West Virginia parents' request to halt implementation of the state's expansive new private school voucher law. The hearing in Beaver v. Moore resulted in Judge Tabit granting a preliminary injunction and permanently enjoining the program, which would have siphoned millions of public dollars from the state's underfunded public schools to subsidize private education.
"West Virginia has a proud history of prioritizing quality public schools for all the state's children, and that commitment is enshrined in our constitution," said Jack Tinney, co-counsel for the parent plaintiffs and a partner at Hendrickson & Long in Charleston. "We could not stand by and allow the voucher law to undermine West Virginia students' constitutional rights."

Hendrickson & Long Obtains First Compassionate Release In West Virginia (W. VA.).
On Friday, June 12, 2020, Jack Tinney of Hendrickson & Long, P.L.L.C., obtained the first compassionate release for a federal inmate in the Southern District of West Virginia.
Our client ("R.W.") was sentenced to a 60-month term of imprisonment in June of 2018. He was incarcerated at the low-security federal correctional institution at FCI Elkton. During his incarceration, R.W. experienced health issues, which caused him to be identified as medically vulnerable to contracting COVID-19. On April 9, 2020, R.W. requested relief under the newly enacted First Step Act and Hendrickson & Long, P.L.L.C. filed a motion seeking immediate compassionate release on R.W.'s behalf.

Hendrickson & Long Continues Fight For Hurt Children, Families As New Miracle Meadows Suits Proceed
Charleston, WV, United States, June 7, 2022 - Hendrickson & Long PLLC, in an effort to hold those who hurt our children accountable, pushing new lawsuits forward recently against Miracles Meadows. R. Scott Long of Hendrickson & Long, PLLC, along with co-counsel Jesse Forbes of Forbes Law Offices PLLC and Brian Kent and Guy D'Andrea of Laffey, Bucci & Kent LLP in Philadelphia, Pa., succeeded in consolidating 14 cases alleging mental, sexual and/or physical abuse by former students against Miracle Meadows, meaning those 14 cases will all proceed in Kanawha County Circuit Court. Those 14 cases are included in the 25 cases of abuse against Miracle Meadows outstanding.
Previously, Long advocated for twenty-nine former students at the Miracle Meadows School in Salem, W.Va., who were also child victims of serious sexual and physical abuse, and settled their claims for a total of $51.9 million dollars following years of litigation against the school.

Scott Long, Gene BaileySelected As Charleston WV Lawyers Of The Year, Seven Others Recognized
Hendrickson & Long is proud to announce that Partner R. Scott Long and Attorney Gene Bailey have named has been Charleston, West Virginia's 2023 Lawyer of the Year in their respective fields by Best Lawyers in America®. Long is listed in the new edition of Best Lawyers for his Bet-Your-Company litigation practice. Bailey is recognized for his Litigation - Construction practice. Both were selected as Charleston WV Construction Lawyer of the Year by a purely peer-review process.Long (Commercial Litigation) and Bailey (Construction Law) were also recognized as Best Lawyers, along with Partners David K. Hendrickson (Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation and Litigation - Environmental) and Raj A. Shah (Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants), and Attorneys David F. Nelson (Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law and Litigation - Insurance) and John H. "Jack" Tinney (Commercial Litigation, Criminal Defense: White-Collar, and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants) in their respective fields.
Those selected as Lawyers of the Year are first nominated for consideration in a specific practice area and geographic area. As explained by Best Lawyers in America: "Only one attorney is recognized as the 'Lawyer of the Year' for each specialty and location."

Hendrickson & Long Seeks Justice For Special Needs Child, Family In Suit Against Holz(W. VA.) Teacher, KCBOE
Charleston, WV, United States, November 24, 2021 - Hendrickson & Long PLLC continues our pursuit of justice for the innocent, filing a lawsuit Tuesday, November 23, 2021, against Holz (W. Va.) special needs teacher Nancy Boggs and the Kanawha County Board of Education, David K. Hendrickson and Stephen E. Hastings of Hendrickson & Long, PLLC are proud to represent S.P. and S.P.'s family in attempting to correct a broken system and bring justice to those who victimize our community's children.
"It's a very tragic and very awful event in this young lady's life," Hendrickson told the Charleston Gazette-Mail on Tuesday. "And we're just hoping that we can bring a little justice to the system."

Firm Name: Hendrickson & Long, PLLC
Contact: Raj A. Shah
Tel: 304-346-5500
Fax: 304-346-5515
Address: 214 Capital St.
Charleston, WV, 25301

Hendrickson & Long, PLLC's personal injury lawyers have nearly a century of combined legal expertise. We are a Charleston-based law firm that provides clients of all types, needs and sizes with exceptional legal representation in litigation and at trial. At Hendrickson & Long, PLLC, we deal with a wide range of personal injury cases. Whatever your legal requirements in West Virginia are, our Charleston, WV personal injury attorneys are here to assist you with proactive and effective legal counsel that really can make a difference in the long run of your claim.
Hendrickson & Long, PLLC is one of West Virginia's top-rated personal injury law firms. Our talented attorneys have also been recognized by SuperLawyers, Best Lawyers, Chambers USA, the Contractors Association of West Virginia, the AGC of America, and Martindale-Hubbell with a high rating for Ethical Standards and Legal Ability, one of the highest legal distinctions only a few prestigious lawyers ever receive.

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