James F. Humphreys & Associates News

18 new lawsuits filed against Humphreys for mishandling of flood litigation

By Chris Dickerson | Aug 8, 2016

CHARLESTON – Nearly 20 more lawsuits have been filed against a prominent Charleston attorney over his firm’s alleged mishandling of litigation involving flooding that occurred in 2001.

Humphreys firm appeals bankruptcy court remand, seeks stay

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 22, 2016

CHARLESTON – A prominent Charleston law firm has appealed a recent federal bankruptcy court ruling that remanded part of a case against him and his firm back to Kanawha County.

Flood fraud case against Humphreys – not his firm – remanded back to Kanawha County

By Chris Dickerson | Jul 15, 2016

CHARLESTON – A federal bankruptcy judge has remanded the case against a prominent Charleston attorney back to Kanawha County.

Segal firm names almost 300 companies in each asbestos suit

By Jessica Karmasek | Jun 29, 2016

CHARLESTON – The average number of companies targeted by some of the biggest asbestos firms in their lawsuits is in the triple-figures, according to recent statistics, forcing some, especially those in claims management, to question the strategy of plaintiffs’ lawyers.

Humphreys' firm files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 14, 2016

CHARLESTON – A prominent Charleston attorney who has been sued by former clients for allegedly mishandling hundreds of asbestos and flood damages cases has filed for bankruptcy. Jim Humphreys said Jan. 13 that his law firm James F. Humphreys & Associates has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The firm is entering bankruptcy to “resolve all pending and potential claims against the firm in one forum and in a timely and equitable manner,” according to a statement from the firm.

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