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CHARLESTON, WV -

Eleven lawyers from Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014.

Three lawyers from the firm also were named Best Lawyers 2014 "Lawyer of the Year" for the following practice areas and locations: Stephen R. Brooks in Morgantown (Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants); Robert L. Coffield in Charleston (Health Care Law); and Jeffrey M. Wakefield in Charleston (Bet-the-Company Litigation).

Additionally, the firm's office in Charleston received a first-tier ranking in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Health Care Law, Insurance Law, Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants, Medical Malpractice Law — Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants and Product Liability Litigation — Defendants. 

The firm's office in Morgantown was similarly recognized in the areas of Appellate Practice, Medical Malpractice Law — Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants and Product Liability Litigation — Defendants.  

In Charleston, Michael Bonasso was recognized for Commercial Litigation and Product Liability Litigation — Defendants. Others in that office who were cited include Robert Coffield, Health Care Law; Andrew B. Cooke, Commercial Litigation and Product Liability Litigation — Defendants; Thomas V. Flaherty, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants, Commercial Litigation and Legal Malpractice Law — Defendants; Edward C. Martin, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice Law — Defendants; Mark A. Robinson, Medical Malpractice Law — Defendants; Don R. Sensabaugh Jr., Medical Malpractice Law — Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants; and Jeffrey M. Wakefield, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law and Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants.

In the firm's Morgantown office, Stephen R. Brooks was recognized in the fields of Medical Malpractice Law — Defendants and Personal Injury Litigation — Defendants; 

David S. Givens of the firm's Wheeling office was cited in the area of  Medical Malpractice Law — Defendants, along with Jeffrey A. Holmstrand, who was recognized in Insurance Law, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions — Defendants, Product Liability Litigation — Defendants, Appellate Practice and Commercial Litigation.

Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas.