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Civil Litigation Attorneys

Busch, Zurbuch & Thompson PLLC’s Civil Defense practice focuses on defense of civil litigation for insurance companies, their insureds, and corporate clients. Licensed to practice in all Circuit, U.S. District Courts, and Bankruptcy Courts in West Virginia, our attorneys are experienced in:

As panel counsel for several nationally known insurance companies, we are knowledgeable with various reporting, assessment, and budget guidelines, including task-based billing.

Our attorneys can also assist you in administrative matters before the West Virginia Human Rights Commission and the West Virginia Insurance Commissioner.

Insurance Coverage Analysis

Our attorneys provide insurance companies with detailed coverage analyses, opinions, and litigation of declaratory judgment actions concerning whether an insurance policy provides coverage for losses sustained by the insured. In addition, the firm provides detailed coverage analyses as to whether a policy will afford coverage and a defense under commercial general liability, auto and home policies for claims or lawsuits brought against an insured.

Construction Litigation

Licensed to practice in all Circuit and U.S. District Courts in West Virginia, our attorneys are experienced in representing clients in matters involving construction defects.

Employment Law

Our firm provides advice and support for clients on a variety of issues related to employment law, including:

  • Workplace Accidents/Deliberate Intent Suits
  • Hiring / Employment Contracts
  • Firing / Wrongful Termination
  • Noncompete Agreements
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Employee Drug Testing
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Infant Summary Proceedings

Our attorneys work collaboratively with insurance companies, parents and guardians of minors to ensure that settlements reached between the parties are approved by the various courts across the state of West Virginia.

Wrongful Death Settlements

We work collaboratively with insurance companies and families of deceased loved ones in the most difficult of times to ensure that settlements in wrongful death cases are approved by the appropriate court, and that the settlement proceeds are equitably divided among those legally entitled to receive the proceeds.

Contact us today.

Busch, Zurbuch &
Thompson, PLLC

26 High Street
P.O. Box 1819
Elkins, WV 26241

Tel: 304.636.3560
Fax: 304.636.2290


Our Team

Jeffrey S. Zurbuch

Jeffrey S. Zurbuch


Bridgette R. Wilson

Bridgette R. Wilson


Robert C. Chenoweth

Robert C. Chenoweth