Serving West Virginia and Ohio

Columbus, OH (614) 587-8423 |

Charleston, WV (304) 720-1000 |

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Top-Rated Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Ohio and West Virginia

Have you been injured in an accident in Columbus, OH? Was another party at fault? You could be entitled to substantial compensation for your medical bills, lost income, and other damages. Mani Ellis & Layne Accident & Injury Lawyers can help you seek justice for your injuries and work to maximize the value of your claim.

Our legal team has over seven decades of combined experience in personal injury law. We’ve recovered hundreds of millions for injured clients in Ohio and West Virginia. We’re ready to put our experience and reputation behind your case.

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys. We’re standing by to stand up for you.

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Client Reviews

“Words can’t express how vital and kind your help was a few months ago in some of the hardest few weeks of my life. Your tremendous help truly made the difference. Your kindness and care truly made all the difference. You were my guardian angel. You are one of those golden gems of a person who keeps my faith in humanity alive. I’ll always be so grateful.”

Kristen P.

“Could not have asked for better representation! Bernard Layne III is an amazing lawyer. He has a true passion for his job. Highly recommend him and his staff. Kim… A special thank you for all your help over the years. I feel you went above and beyond and I just want to express my appreciation.”

Michelle B.

“I could not be more grateful for the advocacy, care and consideration I experienced when working with Attorney Jon Mani and Paralegal Karla Hermansdorfer after my car accident.”

Susan S.

“Mani Ellis & Layne is the best! I had Mani for my lawyer in a few cases he did an amazing job. He was always available to speak with me at any time. I highly recommend him. or anyone in the firm. If you need a great friendly lawyer then Mani Ellis & Layne Accident & Injury Lawyers is the way to go.”

Laura R.

“Very good law firm, they can help in any accidents case you may have, I will highly recommend them.”

Rhoda T.

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Personalized Attention in Every Case

Mani Ellis & Layne Accident & Injury Lawyers provide unparalleled client service. We focus on building relationships and trust with our clients. We spend enormous time on every case, giving personalized attention to each client.

You’ll never be delegated to a case manager, and you’ll never be “just another case number.” A partner will work on your case and treat it like their own. We will keep you informed of your case at every stage and always be available to answer your calls and questions.

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Practice Areas

Car accidents

Car Accidents

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death in West Virginia. If you were injured in a crash, you could be entitled to compensation from the at-fault driver. Our car accident lawyers can help you seek all the money you’re entitled to after the crash.

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Motorcycle Accidents

West Virginia is a wonderful place to ride a motorcycle. However, while there are many scenic sights, WV drivers don’t always share the road with riders. If you were injured in a motorcycle accident, you could be entitled to damages from the driver who struck you. Our motorcycle accident lawyers can help you understand your rights and options.

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Construction Accidents

Construction Accidents

Construction is one of the most dangerous job industries. If you were injured on a construction site, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. However, you could also be entitled to additional compensation through a third-party personal injury lawsuit. Our construction accident lawyers can help you pursue all avenues of compensation.

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Truck Accidents

Truck accidents can cause devastating injuries and even wrongful death. If you were injured in a truck accident, you could be entitled to compensation from the truck driver or trucking company. Our truck accident lawyers can help you seek justice and fair financial compensation after your crash.

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Wrongful Death

West Virginia law allows surviving family members to file a wrongful death claim against the party who fatally injured a loved one. If you lost a loved one in an accident, our wrongful death lawyers can help you seek justice. We can help you pursue compensation for the loss of support and companionship you’ve experienced.

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Brain Injuries

Brain injuries can happen in almost any accident. However, they are among the worst types of injuries, potentially causing permanent issues with cognition and mobility. If another party was at fault for your brain injury, you may be able to hold them accountable for your medical bills and other losses. Our brain injury lawyers can handle all aspects of your claim.

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Bicycle Accidents

Bicyclists often suffer severe and catastrophic injuries when struck by a car, even if they are wearing protective equipment. If you were hit by a negligent driver, you could be entitled to a substantial monetary award from the at-fault driver or their insurance company. Our bicycle accident lawyers can help you seek justice and fair compensation.

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Medical Malpractice

Medical professionals are supposed to provide the proper standard of care to patients. If they provide substandard care and harm a patient, they may be responsible for malpractice. If you were injured due to medical malpractice, our medical malpractice lawyers can help you hold the doctor, hospital, or another party liable for your injuries.

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We Get Results.

We have an extraordinarily high success rate in personal injury cases, including hundreds of millions in settlements and verdicts.

Class Action

Contaminated water lawsuit


$151 Million

Boating Accident

Maritime Death


$7.0 million

Product Liability

Death from failure to provide lockout/shutoff device on machine


$4.0 Million

Class Action

Breach of Contract involving West Virginia Workers


$3.75 Million

Nursing Home/Assisted Living Facility Negligence

Bed sores leading to sepsis and death


$1.67 Million

Nursing Home/Assisted Living Facility Negligence

Choking incident leading to brain damage and death


$1.5 Million

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Why Hire the Personal Injury Attorneys At Mani Ellis & Layne Accident & Injury Lawyers?

70+ Years of Combined Experience

We are leaders in personal injury law in West Virginia and Ohio.

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Hundreds of Millions Recovered

We’ve recovered life-changing settlements and verdicts that helped make our injured clients whole.

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Award-Winning Trial Lawyers

We’ve been recognized as Thomaston Reuters’ Super Lawyers and received the prestigious AV-Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

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Local to West Virginia and Ohio

We are a local firm with deep knowledge of Ohio and West Virginia laws, defense lawyers, and judges.

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Downtown Columbus, OH

Unmatched Trial Experience

Most personal injury cases settle. However, it is important that personal injury lawyers litigate cases and have the ability and desire to succeed at trial. Your lawyer’s ability to win at trial will impact their ability to negotiate a fair settlement.

We have an high success rate at trial and at the negotiating table. We have unmatched experience as trial lawyers, including experience on the defense side. Defense attorneys and litigants know who we are; they know our reputation and the value of our cases reflect this.

We’re prepared to use our trial experience to maximize the value of your claim.

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The Go-To Firm for Personal Injury Representation

Our success on behalf of clients has led our firm to become the “go to firm” for attorney referrals. Lawyers in the legal community frequently refer complex injury and wrongful death cases to our legal team, knowing we’ll take care of their clients and put them in the best position to win their case.

In fact, referrals are one of our primary ways of obtaining new cases. Such referrals are one of the highest votes of confidence a firm can receive, and we don’t take them lightly. Whether you’ve been referred by another attorney or have come across our law office for the first time, you can trust we’ll provide you with top-tier representation.

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About the Firm

Mani Ellis & Layne Accident & Injury Lawyers was founded in 2007 by attorneys Jonathan Mani, Damon Ellis, and Bernard Layne III to protect injury victims in West Virginia. Our attorneys are among the most experienced and accomplished in the West Virginia legal field, recovering hundreds of millions for injured clients and each earning Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent ratings in personal injury law. They’ve been recognized as leaders in the area of wrongful death and permanent injury cases.

The firm serves clients from its offices in Charleston, WV, and Columbus, OH. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced attorneys.

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