Thomas E. Buck

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About

Thomas E. Buck is a Member of the Bailey & Wyant, PLLC Wheeling Office.

Education

  • J.D.– University of Pittsburgh College of Law
  • B.A.– University of Pittsburgh

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia State Bar
  • Pennsylvania State Bar
  • Forth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond Virginia
  • United States District Court for Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court for Northern District of WV
  • United States District Court for Southern District of WV
  • United States Court of Appeals 6
  • The Supreme Court of the United States

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • State, County and Municipal Government Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Products Liability
  • Industrial Accidents
  • Extra-Contractual Bad Faith Claims
  • Construction Actions

Professional Associations

  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Associate
  • Ohio County Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of WV

Awards

  • Super Lawyers 2015 – 2018
  • Order of The Barristers
  • Best Lawyers in America® 2020,2021,2022

Reported Cases

  • Byndon v. Pugh, ___F.Supp.3d___, 2018 WL 4839070 (2018)
  • Albert v. City of Wheeling, 238 W.Va. 129, 792 S.E.2d 628 (2016)
  • Wheeling Park Comm. V. Dattoli, 237 W.Va. 275, 787 S.E.2d 546 (2016)
  • Covey v. Assessor of Ohio County, 777 F.3d 186 (4th Cir. 2015)
  • Kartman v. Markel, 582 Fed.Appx 151 (4th Cir. 2014)
  • Mt. Vernon Fire Ins. Co. v. Dobbs, 873 F.Supp.2d 762 (2013)
  • Savage v. W. Va. DHHR., 523 Fed.Appx 249 (4th Cir. W. Va., 2013)
  • Lackawanna Transport Co. v. Public Service Com'n of West Virginia, 72 Fed.R.Serv.3d 573, Affirmed by: Lackawanna Transp. Co. v. PSC of W. Va., 408 Fed.Appx (4th Cir. W. Va., 2011)
  • State ex rel. Marshal County Commission v. Carter, 225 W.Va.68, 689 S.E.2d 796; 22 Am. Disabilities Cas. 1642 (2010)
  • Tustin v. Motorist Mutual Ins. Co., 668 F.Supp.2d 755 (2009)
  • State ex rel. Jones v. Recht, 221 W.Va. 380, 655 S.E.2d 126 (2008)
  • U.S. v. Burns, 102 A.F.T.R.2d 2008-7348 (2008)
  • Marcus v. Holley, 217 W.Va. 508, 618 S.E.2d 517 (2007)
  • Marlin v. Wetzel County Bd. of Educ., 212 W.Va. 215, 596 S.E.2d 462 (2006)
  • Rader v. Kroger, 976 F.Supp 414 (1996)
  • West v. Tollman-Hundley Managment Services, Inc., 19 F.3d 13 (1994)

Community Involvement

  • St. Johns Home For Children – Board of Directors
  • Knights of Columbus – Officer
  • Corpus Christi – Chairperson

Publications

  • “Open Meeting Laws, W.V. Code 6-9A-1 Reviewed”, NBI, 2013
  • “Defending the Excessive Force Claim”, Wheeling Academy of Law and Science. 2012
  • “Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims,” NBI 2008 and 2009
  • “Obtaining the Best Settlement for Personal Injury Clients,” NBI 2007
  • “Trying the Automobile Injury Case in West Virginia,” NBI 2004

Presentations

  • “Local Government Law: What Attorneys Need to Know”, National Business Institute, 2013
  • “Defending the Excessive Force Claim”, Wheeling Academy of Law and Science. 2012
  • “Good Faith – How to Avoid Bad Faith and Extra Contractual Claims.” Columbus Ohio and Akron Ohio, 2010
  • “How to Get an Adjuster to Listen in the Absence of Third Party Bad Faith” West Virginia Association for Justice 2009
  • “Settling Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Claims,” NBI 2008 and 2009
  • “Obtaining the Best Settlement for Personal Injury Clients,” NBI 2007
  • “Trying the Automobile Injury Case in West Virginia,” NBI 2004