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Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith


Tyler J. Smith is an attorney with the law firm of Bordas & Bordas, PLLC, which has been identified as one of West Virginia’s best personal injury law firms. He is proud to open the firm’s first Pennsylvania office.

Mr. Smith is an expert in trial advocacy, having tried more than 50 corporate and professional liability lawsuits to verdict in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio. He specializes in a wide array of complex civil litigation matters, including but not limited to: medical malpractice, nursing home neglect and abuse, corporate negligence and insurance bad faith.

Mr. Smith received his J.D. degree from The Penn State Dickinson School of Law in 1993. He is a member of The Dickinson Journal of International Law. He received his undergraduate degree with honors in business management and minors in accounting and economics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1990.

Mr. Smith has lectured nationally in areas of patient safety, risk management and medical malpractice. He has been published in Compliance Today and McKnight’s Long Term Care News; and, has authored book chapters for Aspen Publishers and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. He has also lectured at the request of The Professional Risk Management Society, The Pennsylvania Health Care Association and The Hospital and Healthcare Association of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Smith is licensed to practice law in all state courts of Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio. He is certified to practice law in the Federal District Courts for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania; the Southern and Northern Districts of West Virginia, the Southern District of Ohio; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Case Results

  • $2 Million Verdict in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Case Type, Medical Malpractice/Corporate Negligence, Stanley D. Truskie, Administrator of the Estate of Mark D. Truskie, deceased, v. Grace Huang, M.D. and Valley Medical Facilities, Inc. d/b/a Heritage Valley Sewickley d/b/a Staunton Clinic.


  • Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1990)
    • B.S. Business Management
    • Minors in Accounting and Economics
  • Dickinson Law (1993)
    • Juris Doctor

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • Ohio
  • Federal District Courts for the Western District of Pennsylvania 
  • Federal District Courts for the Middle District of Pennsylvania 
  • Federal District Courts for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania 
  • Southern District of West Virginia
  • Northern District of West Virginia
  • Southern District of Ohio
  • US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse

Professional Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
  • Belmont County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • West Virginia Association for Justice

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    Tyler Smith N/A
    Bordas & Bordas
    526 7th Street
    Moundsville WV 26041
    ST. Clairsville
    106 East Main Street
    St. Clairsville OH 43950
    1358 National Road
    Wheeling WV 26003
    420 Fort Duquesne Blvd.
    Suite 1800

    Pittsburgh PA 15222