D. Adrian Hoosier, II, Owner
Adrian grew up in the coal fields of Southern West Virginia. He began working in the mines at the age of 16 and gained an understanding for the blue-collar work ethic of West Virginia and how hard men and women of the State must work to provide for their families.
Adrian became a lawyer to help individuals struggling from tragic events including serious injury, death, job termination, insurance claims denials, assisting with addicted babies/children, and major workplace disasters. He has had the opportunity to work cases in many industries including construction, engineering, oil and gas explosions, train wrecks, 18-wheeler/commercial vehicle accidents, coal mine explosions, coal mine injuries, timbering accidents and deaths, school accreditation loss, asbestos exposure / mesothelioma, hernia mesh patch claims, Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (Roundup claims), opioid addiction claims, medical malpractice, and 100s of employment law claims including wage payment violations, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation and family medical leave act claims.
Adrian is an honor graduate of Man High School, in Man, West Virginia where most of his family still resides. Adrian earned is Juris Doctor at the University of Dayton School of Law while completing a visiting year at the West Virginia University College of Law in Morgantown, West Virginia (2005).
After law school Adrian worked with seasoned trial lawyer William “Bill” Mundy in Huntington, West Virginia where Adrian was primarily responsible for working with individuals who were the victim of insurance claim denials or “low-ball’ resolution offers commonly referred to as “First Party Bad Faith” in West Virginia. Thereafter Adrian worked with The Daniels Law Firm, PLLC in Charleston, West Virginia on construction claims and engineering negligence litigation. Adrian opened Hoosier Law Firm, PLLC in Charleston, West Virginia in May 2008.
Since opening Hoosier Law Firm, PLLC Adrian was one of the youngest elected board members of the West Virginia Association of Justice, has been routinely recognized by “Super Lawyers”, National Trial Lawyers “Top 100” – Civil Litigation and many more legal publications. Adrian had the largest jury verdict in Kanawha County, West Virginia in 2016 involving a disputed liability death claim in an automobile accident, and in April 2022, earned the largest Dog Bite Verdict in known state history.
Adrian is licensed to practice law by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, the United States Court for both the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, and has participated in litigation in nearly all of West Virginia’s 55 counties.