John Polak has practiced law for 30 years, and over the past two decades has focused his practice on insurance issues, including cases involving coverage disputes, claims handling, excess verdicts and allegations of bad faith. John has represented both insurers and insureds in these types of cases including individuals, corporations, small businesses, non-profit organizations and local government entities. This dual-sided experience makes him especially interested and qualified to represent people who need help with complex legal issues today.
John is committed to understanding the client’s legal issues from the outset of the relationship. It can be overwhelming to realize that you need legal help from an experienced attorney, particularly if you are not clear on all the legal issues in the case. Being able to take a step forward with the right lawyer can go a long way. You deserve someone who uses the full extent of their experience and knowledge in order to represent your interests from day one.
He has extensive experience in both the state and federal court system on the trial and appellate level and has been involved as counsel in several significant West Virginia decisions which govern the interpretation of the Commercial General Liability policy.
I am proud to be a part of a law firm with a reputation and tradition of helping regular people with a range of complicated legal problems. It's extremely important to get all the facts and then to craft a strategy for our desired result.