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If you have been the victim of a personal injury accident, you should seek the assistance of a reliable West Virginia personal injury attorney from Fitzsimmons Law Firm. Attorney Robert P. Fitzsimmons graduated from the University of Baltimore School of Law, where he received his Juris Doctorate. Attorney Robert J. Fitzsimmons went to Wake Forest University School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctorate. Attorney Clayton Fitzsimmons went to the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he received his Juris Doctorate.  Attorney Brent Wear earned his Juris Doctorate from West Virginia University College of Law. The law firm has associations with the West Virginia Bar Association, the Ohio County Bar Association, and the United States District Courts for West Virginia’s Northern and Southern Districts. With the experience and education of the attorneys at the firm, you can know that you are in reliable hands. Contact a West Virginia personal injury lawyer from the office today.


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  1. Wrongful Death: 40%
  2. Insurance: 30%
  3. Personal Injury: 30%



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WVAuthorized to practice law197807/13/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Pittsburgh's Top Rated Lawyers of 2014ALM Legal Leaders2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2013
West Virginia Top LawyersWest Virginia State Journal2013
West Virginia Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Top Lawyers in PittsburghPittsburgh Magazine2013
Best Lawyers in PittsburghPittsburgh Post Gazette2013
West Virginia Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Best Lawyers in PittsburghPittsburgh Post Gazette2012
Top Lawyers in PittsburghPittsburgh Magazine2012
West Virginia's Top LawyersThe State Journal2012
Morgantown Personal Injury Plaintiffs Lawyer of the YearBest Lawyers2012
The Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2012
Top Lawyers in PittsburghPittsburgh Magazine2011
Best Lawyers in PittsburghPittsburgh Post Gazette2011
West Virginia Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2011
Top LawyersCorporate Counsel2011
West Virginia's Top LawyersThe State Journal2011
Top LawyersCorporate Counsel2010
West Virginia Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2010
West Virginia's Top LawyersThe State Journal2010
West Virginia's Top LawyersThe State Journal2010
West Virginia Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
West Virginia's Top LawyersThe State Journal2009
West Virginia Super Lawyer Top Vote GetterSuper Lawyers2009
West Virginia's Top LawyersThe State Journal2008
West Virginia Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
West Virginia Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Top 100 VerdictsAmerican Lawyer MediaN/A
Top 100 Verdicts in the United StatesThe National Law JournalN/A
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Top LawyersPittsburgh MagazineN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing MemberFitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC1978 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
West Virginia Judicial Investigation CommitteeMember2012 - Present
Brain Injury Research InstituteCo-Director2009 - Present
West Virginia State BarMember1978 - Present
Ohio County Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
West Virginia State BarBoard of GovernorsN/A
West Virginia Committee to Revise the Rules of EvidenceMember2013 - 2013
West Virginia State Bar Disciplinary BoardMember2006 - 2012
West Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board Investigative CommitteeN/A2004 - 2010
West Virginia Athletic CommissionCommissioner2003 - 2007
Publication nameTitleDate
Neurosurgery Focus, Vol. 31, Nov. 2011Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in an Iraqi War Veteran with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder who Committed Suicide2011
Nuerosurgery, Vol. 68-1, July 2011Emerging Histomorphologic Phenotypes of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in American Athletes2011
Journal of Forensic Nursing, Sept. 2010Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in a Professional American Wrestler2010
American Journal of Forensic Medical Pathology, Vol. 31, No.1, March 2010Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, Suicides and Para-Suicides in Professional American Athletes2010
International Journal of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians, 1996What These Legal Authorities Expect from the Independent Medical Examiner1996
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Baltimore School of LawLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Allegheny CollegeN/ABS - Bachelor of ScienceN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
The Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury in AthletesThe Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury in Athletes2012
Cyril H. Wecht Institute of Forensic Science and LawIs Football Bad for the Brain2010
West Virginia Continuing Legal EducationEthics of the Practice of Law2008