Eric Hayhurst

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Morgantown, WV

Hayhurst Law PLLC
 | 34 Commerce Dr, Suite 203
Morgantown, WV 26501
Phone: 304-212-7099
Fax: 304-212-7108
Selected To Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Eric Hayhurst is the founder and owner of Hayhurst Law, PLLC, located in Morgantown, West Virginia. Licensed to practice in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, Mr. Hayhurst serves clients throughout the Morgantown area and the rest of the state as well as the surrounding region of southwestern Pennsylvania, helping those who face serious legal challenges involving personal injury, family law and criminal defense.

A 2005 honors graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Mr. Hayhurst also attended West Virginia University College of Law. While pursuing his legal degree, he was a member of the law moot court board and received the CALI Award 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 from the West Virginia State Bar, 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 Pennsylvania Bar Association.

Recognized as a tenacious and aggressive litigator, Mr. 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 earned a permanent membership into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he is peer-review rated Preeminent through Martindale-Hubbell* for his impeccable professionalism, his high ethical standards and his exceptional legal abilities.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General
  • 30%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice
  • 10%Employment Litigation
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, DUI/DWI


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Rising Stars: 2014 - 2020

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About Eric Hayhurst

Admitted: 2009, West Virginia

Professional Webpage:


  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum - Permanent Member
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star - 2014-2017
  • Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating
  • WVU College of Law Moot Court Board

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Young Lawyer Executive Committee, District 14 (Marion and Monongalia) Representative
  • West Virginia - 2009
  • United States District Court, Northern District of West Virginia, 2010
  • Vice President, Monongalia County Bar Association, 2018
  • United States District Court, Southern District of West Virginia - 2009
  • Admitted in West Virginia and Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania - 2014

Educational Background:

  • West Virginia University, BA, 2005
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Office Location for Eric Hayhurst

34 Commerce Dr
Suite 203
Morgantown, WV 26501

Phone: 304-212-7099

Fax: 304-212-7108

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Last Updated: 11/11/2019

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