James Bordas Jr

James Bordas Jr

Bordas and Bordas Attorneys, PLLC
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability ...
  • West Virginia
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Jim Bordas has been a trial lawyer for almost 40 years. Jim, along with his wife, Linda, founded the firm of Bordas & Bordas upon Linda's graduation from law school in 1985. Jim Bordas has obtained verdicts and settlements in cases involving medical malpractice, product liability, chemical exposure, lender liability, bad faith insurance, soft tissue/head injury and TMJ, employment law, nursing home and trucking. He has successfully prosecuted numerous criminal cases and has also successfully defended multiple diverse criminal cases. In a number of different areas of the law Jim's verdicts have set records in the jurisdictions where the trials took place, including a $50,000,000.00 verdict in Meredith v. Heartland of Clarksburg in 2002 - not only was that one of the largest verdicts in the country of any kind that year, it is believed to be among the largest ever recorded anywhere against a nursing home corporation. Jim has been identified as a West Virginia Super Lawyer and one of the best medical malpractice lawyers in the country. He was recently honored by the West Virginia Association for Justice as the Member of the Year. Jim started the firm's DVD Mediation Program, Focus Group Trial Preparation Concept, and Mock Trial Programs. He continues to focus his efforts on the firm's major and most complex cases while still taking the time to assist the area's poor in helping to solve some of their problems free of charge.

Practice Areas
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Insurance Claims
    Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
West Virginia
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Bordas and Bordas Attorneys, PLLC
- Current
In 1978, Jim started his own practice in the Elm Grove area of Wheeling. His practice continued to focus on representing persons who had been injured as a result of the negligence of others. Ask Jim or one of the firm's other lawyers about the many verdicts and settlements recovered by the firm on behalf of its clients. He remained in the Elm Grove area until 1985 when he and Linda opened their office on National Road in the Dimmeydale area of Wheeling.
Riley, Yahn, Bordas & Cooey
He was employed by the Wheeling law firm of Riley & Yahn. Within two years, he became a named partner and the firm name was changed to Riley, Yahn, Bordas & Cooey. While employed there, he was also a part-time assistant prosecuting attorney for Ohio County, West Virginia. During this time, he was the lead attorney in most of the office's major felony cases.
West Virginia State University
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Professional Associations
West Virginia State Bar
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Personal Injury Lawyers In Pittsburgh, Ohio, and WV: BordasLaw.com
Personal Injury Attorney Blog from BordasLaw.com
Contact & Map
Wheeling Office
1358 National Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
Toll-Free: (866) 674-8762
Telephone: (304) 242-8410
Fax: (304) 242-3936
Moundsville Office
526 7th Street
Moundsville, WV 26041
Toll-Free: (866) 674-8762
Telephone: (304) 845-5600
St. Clairsville Office
106 East Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH 43950
Toll-Free: (866) 674-8762
Telephone: (740) 695-8141
One Gateway Center Office
420 Fort Duquesne Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Toll-Free: (866) 674-8762
Telephone: (412) 502-5000
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