John D. Hurst
John Hurst concentrates on occupational disease litigation, representing individual workers and family members injured by occupational, environmental or household exposure to asbestos. He handles written discovery, motions practice, depositions and establishing liability and plays a key role on the Motley Rice West Virginia trial team.
As a law student, John worked with the North Carolina Banking Institute, publishing the first academic analysis of credit counseling agencies, Protecting Consumers from Consumer Credit Counseling, 9 N.C. Banking Inst. 159 (2005). He also served as an articles and notes editor, reviewing consumer issues and the legal implications of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005.
John clerked with the North Carolina Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division, where he gained experience investigating corporate wrongdoing and drafting appellate briefs. He later served as a research assistant, completing legal research for Professor Walker Blakey's books Broun and Blakey's Black Letter Outline on Evidence, 4th Edition (2005, West) and North Carolina Evidence: 2005 Courtroom Manual, 5th Edition (2005, Anderson Press). John was a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
John is a member of the American Association for Justice, American Bar Association, Charleston County Bar Association and the South Carolina Association for Justice.
* Please remember that every case is different. Any result we achieve for one client in one matter does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients.