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Recent Verdicts & Settlements

David Fritzgerald was admitted to RHD Memorial Medical Center for routine ulcer surgery Aug. 29, 2003. Shortly after...
Gilbert Wilson was an alzheimer's patient living at Eden Home Healthcare Inc. Mr. Wilson went into the facility...
James Reinhardt, a 75-year-old dementia patient moved into a secure dementia unit at Sunrise at Mill Basin in 2002....

Recent News

A former nursing home employee said she was a witness to the abuse and neglect.
BRANDON, MS (WLBT) - A Rankin County woman is accusing a nursing home of abusing her elderly mother.
GULFPORT, Miss. -- A Gulfport woman has been arrested on charges of stealing from residents at a retirement community...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Federal authorities temporarily stripped Heartland of Charleston's Medicare and Medicaid...
SYDNEY -- A nurse who said he rescued patients from a fire at a nursing home was charged with murder Saturday in the...
HINDS COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - A former nursing home employee will spend a year in jail after being convicted of embezzling...
SYDNEY -- An 82-year-old man has died from injuries suffered when a Sydney nursing home erupted in flames, raising the...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A Kanawha County jury on Friday awarded an elderly woman's family $91.5 million in damages...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Workers in an understaffed Charleston nursing home failed to properly care for an 87-year-old...
CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County woman is suing HCR ManorCare after she claims it negligently cared for her father.
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that arbitration agreements signed by nursing home residents prior...
CHARLESTON -- A man is suing Genesis Healthcare Corporation after he claims it is responsible for his father's...
Mr. Reins has focused his career on representing victims of nursing home abuse and neglect.
A recent report released by the federal Government Accountability Office showed 25 of the 39 responding states reported...
CHARLESTON -- A woman is suing Harrell Memorial Nursing Home after she claims it is responsible for her mother's...
WINFIELD - A man is blaming a Putnam County nursing home and a hospital for his mother's death.
James McHugh of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, claimed arbitration placed unreasonable burdens on residents while providing...
CHARLESTON -- A man is suing 12 companies on behalf of a woman he claims suffered physical and emotional trauma while...
A woman is suing six companies, an individual and multiple unknown individuals and entities for negligence in a nursing...
A Putnam County man is suing the Teays Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Genesis Healthcare Corporation...

James B. McHugh
James B. McHugh

For nearly 20 years, Jim McHugh has practiced law with a particular focus on nursing home abuse and neglect. His success in representing the wrongfully injured is the result of his extensive knowledge and experience in the field of personal injury law.

Mr. McHugh received his undergraduate degree in Education and his Masters Degree in Education Administration from the University of South Florida. He received his Juris Doctorate degree, magna cum laude, from Stetson University College of Law in 1990 where he graduated first in his class.

Previously, he was associated for seventeen years with the well-known firm of Wilkes & McHugh, P.A., where his primary practice was on litigating nursing home cases. Prior to joining Wilkes & McHugh, P.A., Jim taught third and sixth grades for four years.

Jim is licensed to practice law in Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia. He is a member of the American Bar Association, American Association for Justice and Florida Justice Association.

Mr. McHugh's current practice is in the area of nursing home abuse, toxic torts and selected class action cases. Jim has supervised and litigated thousands of nursing home cases, hundreds valued in excess of $1,000,000. His firm currently has filed cases in nine states. In addition to practicing law, Mr. McHugh has served as a board member for a retirement home, as well as for a crisis pregnancy center and if he has any time enjoys reading to pre-school children in local child care centers.