CHARLESTON -- Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso has been recognized by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers in the 2011-2012 "Best Law Firms" list.

The firm received Tier One Ranking in the following metropolitan areas and practice areas:


* Commercial Litigation

* Health Care Law

* Litigation - Eminent Domain & Condemnation

* Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

* Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants


* Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants

* Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

The U.S. News – Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

An unprecedented amount of data was collected in the project's second year, and this combined data resulted in the 2011-2012 "Best Law Firms" rankings. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers as part of the annual peer review assessment. For more information on Best Lawyers, please visit

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. For over a quarter century, the company has helped lawyers and clients find legal counsel in distant jurisdictions or unfamiliar specialties.

The 2012 edition of The Best Lawyers in America includes 41,284 lawyers covering all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Best Lawyers also publishes peer-reviewed listings of lawyers in nearly 70 other countries, covering many of the world's major legal markets.

Best Lawyers lists are excerpted in a wide range of general interest, business and legal publications worldwide, reaching an audience of more than 17 million readers.

Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso is a regional law firm with offices in Charleston, Morgantown and Wheeling, West Virginia. For more information, visit

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