Meet the Attorney

Meet the Attorney

Eric Hayhurst

Attorney

 

 

Phone: 304-212-7099

 

Bio

 

For over a decade, Attorney Eric Hayhurst has represented individuals seriously injured by the negligent and reckless acts of others. In 2017, he founded Hayhurst Law, located in Morgantown, West Virginia, with the focus of bringing personal attention to each and every one of his clients. He is licensed to practice law in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Attorney Hayhurst serves clients throughout Morgantown, Monongalia County, and the surrounding areas, helping those who face serious legal challenges involving personal injury, employment law, and criminal defense.

A 2005 graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Attorney Hayhurst also attended the West Virginia University College of Law. While pursuing his law degree, he was a member of the Moot Court Board and received several CALI Awards for his outstanding academic achievements. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2009, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class.

In 2009, he received his license to practice in West Virginia from the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia admitted him to practice that same year. The following year, he received admittance to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, and in 2014, he received his license from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Recognized as a tenacious and aggressive litigator, Attorney Hayhurst has achieved notable success defending the rights and protecting the best interests of those he has served. Having recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his plaintiff personal injury clients, he has earned a permanent membership into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, and he is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, a peer review process, for his impeccable professionalism, high ethical standards, and exceptional legal abilities. Additionally, he has been named to the list of Rising Stars among personal injury attorneys in West Virginia by Super Lawyers® Magazine. Attorney Hayhurst serves as the Chairperson of the Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee of the West Virginia State Bar and the past President of the Monongalia County Bar Association.

In his spare time, Eric enjoys WVU Mountaineer sports, officiating high school basketball and baseball games, spending time with his dog, Baxter, and partaking in activities in Morgantown and the surrounding areas.

Credentials

 

Education

  • West Virginia University, B.A., 2005
  • WVU College of Law, 2009

 

Licenses/Admissions

  • West Virginia, 2009
  • Pennsylvania, 2014
  • Southern District of West Virginia, 2009
  • Northern District of West Virginia, 2010

Awards/Recognitions

  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale Hubbell
  • Super Lawyers, 2014-2021 
  • Life Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top 100, National Trial Lawyers 

 

Eric Hayhurst

Attorney

Phone: 304-212-7099

 

Profile   Credentials  Practice Areas

 

Bio

For over a decade, Attorney Eric Hayhurst has represented individuals seriously injured by the negligent and reckless acts of others. In 2017, he founded Hayhurst Law, located in Morgantown, West Virginia, with the focus of bringing personal attention to each and every one of his clients. He is licensed to practice law in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Attorney Hayhurst serves clients throughout Morgantown, Monongalia County, and the surrounding areas, helping those who face serious legal challenges involving personal injury, employment law, and criminal defense.

A 2005 graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Attorney Hayhurst also attended the West Virginia University College of Law. While pursuing his law degree, he was a member of the Moot Court Board and received several CALI Awards for his outstanding academic achievements. He obtained his Juris Doctor in 2009, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class.

In 2009, he received his license to practice in West Virginia from the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia admitted him to practice that same year. The following year, he received admittance to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, and in 2014, he received his license from the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

Recognized as a tenacious and aggressive litigator, Attorney Hayhurst has achieved notable success defending the rights and protecting the best interests of those he has served. Having recovered millions of dollars on behalf of his plaintiff personal injury clients, he has earned a permanent membership into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, and he is AV Preeminent® Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, a peer review process, for his impeccable professionalism, high ethical standards, and exceptional legal abilities. Additionally, he has been named to the list of Rising Stars among personal injury attorneys in West Virginia by Super Lawyers® Magazine. Attorney Hayhurst serves as the Chairperson of the Young Lawyers Section Executive Committee of the West Virginia State Bar and the past President of the Monongalia County Bar Association.

In his spare time, Eric enjoys WVU Mountaineer sports, officiating high school basketball and baseball games, spending time with his dog, Baxter, and partaking in activities in Morgantown and the surrounding areas.

 

Bar Admissions

  • West Virginia, 2009

  • Pennsylvania, 2014
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, 2009
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, 2010

Awards & Honors

  • AV Preeminent® Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Permanent Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • Rising Star, SuperLawyers, 2014-2020

Civic & Bar Activities

  • Chairperson, Young Lawyers Section of West Virginia State Bar
  • Past President, Monongalia County Bar Association

Verdicts & Settlements

Your Victories are Our Victories

$2 Million

Wrongful Death Car Accident

Head-on collision between SUV and Box truck

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Client Testimonials

Real Stories from Real People

He was always there for me

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“I was very impressed with his level of concern and compassion for my disabilities after my accident”

-Angela

Client Testimonials

Real Stories from Real People

He was always there for me.

{

“I was very impressed with his level of concern and compassion for my disabilities after my accident”

-Angela

Verdicts & Settlements

Your Victories are Our Victories

$2 Million

Wrongful Death Car Accident

Head-on collision between SUV and Box truck

View More Results

Why Hire Hayhurst Law?

Results-Driven Approach

We are prepared to do what it takes to get clients the recovery they deserve, including going to trial.

 

 

Successful Track Record

Eric Hayhurst has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts & settlements on behalf of the injured.

Accessible to Clients

Attorney Eric Hayhurst is committed to handling cases directly & making himself available to clients.

 

 

Committed to the Community

Native to West Virginia, Eric Hayhurst is dedicated to serving the Injured throughout the community.

Why Hire Hayhurst Law?

Results-Driven Approach

We are prepared to do what it takes to get clients the recovery they deserve, including going to trial.

Successful Track Record

Eric Hayhurst has recovered millions of dollars in verdicts & settlements on behalf of the injured.

Accessible to Clients

Attorney Eric Hayhurst is committed to handling cases directly & making himself available to clients.

Committed to the Community

Native to West Virginia, Eric Hayhurst is dedicated to serving the Injured throughout the community.

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Trust your case to an aggressive and tenacious litigator with a successful track record of helping the injured. Attorney Eric Hayhurst is not afraid to go to trial and is dedicated to maximizing the compensation you deserve.

 

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