Jacques Williams

- Born in Morgantown, West Virginia
- Admitted to bar, 1978
- West Virginia and U. S District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, 1980
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, 1983
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit, 1986
- U.S. Supreme Court, 1989
- Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1989

Education:
- London School of Economics and Political Science, London, England
- West Virginia University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1975; J.D., 1978)
- Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Sigma Alpha; Phi Delta Phi; Member, International Moot Court Team, 1977-1978 and Moot Court Board, West Virginia University; Order of Barristers

Practice Areas:
Trials; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Employment

Member:
- Monongalia County Bar Association
- The West Virginia State Bar
- West Virginia Association for Justice and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Personal:
Volunteer Sundale Nursing Home; Various Church Boards and Functions; Kiwanian

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Recent Posts

THE SLIPPERY SLOPE OF FORESEEABILITY

Posted by Jacques Williams on Feb 12, 2020 4:45:00 PM

Takeaway: An injured person’s legal remedies will often hinge on whether what happened to them was foreseeable. Should the harm have been reasonably anticipated?

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Topics: personal injury, legal remedy

CONTINGENT FEES OFFER CLARITY, TRANSPARENCY TO PERSONAL INJURY VICTIMS

Posted by Jacques Williams on Feb 11, 2020 4:30:00 PM

Takeaway: Hamstead, Williams & Shook offers free consultations on personal injury cases. If you hire us, we won’t get paid until you do.

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Topics: medical malpractice, personal injury, car accident, free consultation, truck accident

What Should I Bring To My First Meeting With My Attorney?

Posted by Jacques Williams on Aug 13, 2018 4:12:23 PM

As you know, Hamstead, Williams & Shook's focus is on serious personal injury cases that arise from car wrecks, medical malpractice, nursing home negligence, defective products and the like. To properly evaluate your case and consult with you, we need you to bring materials and information that will help us understand your situation.

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Topics: personal injury, personal injury lawyer in morgantown, car accident, Morgantown

The #1 Reason the Police are Your Most Valuable Witnesses After a Crash

Posted by Jacques Williams on Mar 27, 2017 12:12:23 PM

We’ve seen it in the news, broadcasted on television, and trending on social media. Many of our nation’s police officers have been injured or killed in the line of duty to protect their city’s citizens against violent protesters. They were threatened during some of the post-election disturbances with Molotov cocktails and bottles being thrown at them in Portland and “Kill the police” chants from Indianapolis protesters.

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Topics: personal injury, car crash

3 Pieces of Advice for the Person Injured in a Car Crash

Posted by Jacques Williams on Aug 25, 2016 12:10:00 PM

No one expects to be in a car accident, but it can happen to anyone on any day at any time.

An average of 5.6 million car accidents occur every year in the U.S., an average of 15,342 accidents per day. Out of those 5.6 million accidents, an average of 2.3 million people are injured as a result of careless drivers. These people suffer from injuries that cost them thousands of dollars in medical bills. They are often left unable to work or live their lives the way they did before the wreck.

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Topics: personal injury, car crash, car accident