Welcome to “Legally Speaking” where we cover topics ranging from medical malpractice to distracted driving in personal injury cases.

Jim was the co-host of a television program called “Legally Speaking” on Network West Virginia as well as a legal analyst for the local TV station and several radio stations.

With 38+ years of experience, Jim Stealey provides client representation in a compassionate and dedicated manner.


Don’t Be a Victim of Distracted Driving!

April 5, 2019

In 2016, distracted driving caused 3,450 accidents resulting in death, and 391,000 resulting in injury in 2015, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Read More

product liability toys

What is Product Liability? Do I Have a Case?

July 18, 2018

When you buy an online product or a product from a store, you expect it to be safe. You don’t think about it causing you harm until, unfortunately, you have already suffered an injury. What is product liability? Read More


Personal Injury Myths | Different Personal Injury Cases

July 11, 2018

When people talk about personal injury cases, a lot of myths are thrown around, such as they’re going to cost money to simply talk with a personal injury lawyer or this type of case is going to be drawn out. Read More

When do you need a lawyer

When Do You Need a Lawyer?

June 20, 2018

Have you or a loved one been involved in an accident? When do you need a lawyer? There are many reasons that you may need a lawyer, as well as many benefits including avoiding excess cost. Read More

Choosing the Right Kinds and Amounts of Car Insurance

Choosing the Right Kinds and Amounts of Car Insurance

May 30, 2018

There are many experienced, knowledgeable and caring automobile insurance agents in our area.   Most of them and their professional staff do a very good job of explaining to their clients and policyholders the different kinds of automobile insurance that are available and the amounts of coverage their clients should consider purchasing.   Read More


What is Personal Injury? Do I Have a Case?

May 16, 2018

Pain and suffering is but one aspect of the damages which can result when an injury or accident happens to you or a loved one. If you decide to protect your legal rights after the injury or accident, you may have questions about personal injury cases. Read More

5 Reasons You May Need a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

5 Reasons You May Need a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

April 25, 2018

Medical errors made by healthcare providers result in a high number of injuries and deaths every year. Researchers at Johns Hopkins estimate that there are more than 250,000 deaths due to malpractice each year. Read More

Distracted Driving Dangers: Setting a Good Example for Your Teen

Distracted Driving Dangers: Setting a Good Example for Your Teen

April 11, 2018

Distracted driving can lead to serious consequences, not only to you, but other drivers. Read More

Nursing Home Abuse

What Goes Into A West Virginia Nursing Home Lawsuit Case?

April 4, 2018

Filing a legal claim for nursing home abuse is something that no one wants to do; however, there is a time that this may need to happen. Previously, we wrote a blog about nursing home abuse, which is a national cause for concern, and how unfortunate it can be, as well as warning signs that you should be watching for. Read More


Commercial Truck Collisions: Who’s At Fault?

March 14, 2018

Did you know that a commercial driver is not required to go to school to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL)? That being said, it is extremely difficult to get a job or pass the required exams without attending some type of trucking school first. Read More