Notable Cases

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For over 20 years of practice, Charles Barnum has helped countless people get the justice they deserve. Whether it’s a personal injury case or wrongful-death of a loved one, Mr. Barnum will provide you with expert legal representation.

Some Of The Most Notable Cases Include:

Bus Rollover – In the early morning hours dozens of workers were being transported by bus to an oilfield construction site near Opal, Wyoming when the driver of the bus fell asleep and rolled the bus.  The driver of the bus tested positive for methamphetamine at the time of the rollover.  This firm represented several injured passengers which resulted in substantial compensation for their injuries.

Mesothelioma – This firm is presently representing several families regarding the loss of their loved ones due to exposure to asbestos which resulted in the deadly cancer, mesothelioma.  The exposure occurred while working at the local Trona mines.  Claims have been brought against many Fortune 500 companies to obtain compensation for the wrongful death of our clients and their families.

Roof Crush – This firm represented an individual who was rendered a quadriplegic when the car he was riding in rolled on Interstate 80.  A product liability lawsuit was filed against General Motors for the defective design and construction of the automobile.  A confidential settlement was reached.

Auto Accidents – This firm has represented many individuals in auto accidents ranging from a local law enforcement officer being struck by a drunk driver while she was on the roadside issuing a speeding ticket, to a construction flagger who was hit by a pizza delivery driver.  Confidential settlements were reached in every case.

Oilfield Injuries – This firm has also represented many individuals in oilfield accidents which resulted in personal injury and death.  The injuries range from a finger crush case when a derrick hand had his index finger crushed by the tongs on a drilling rig, to the death of well service hand when he was struck in the head and chest by a pipeline pig during the retrieval process.  Confidential settlements were reached in every case.

Past successes does not guarantee or predict a similar result in future matters. Each case is fact specific.

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Wyoming Trial Lawyers Association
  • Wyoming Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Sweetwater County Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum


Civic Service and Board Membership:

  • Former Board Member, Sweetwater County United Way
  • Member, Rock Springs Rotary Club
  • Past Director and Current Advisory Director, Commerce Bank of Wyoming
  • Fire Commissioner, Rock Springs Fire Department
  • Board Member, Sweetwater County Events Complex




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