Personal Injury: Car & Other Vehicle Related Accidents
  • Virginia Auto Accidents: When negligent, reckless drivers cause accidents, they need to be held responsible for the damage they cause. Whether your collision was caused by a distracted, drunk, drowsy or drugged driver, a Virginia personal injury lawyer can help you and your loved ones seek the justice you deserve.
  • Tractor-Trailer Truck Accidents or Collisions: Truck drivers are highly trained but even the most experienced can find themselves drifting to sleep at the wheel after a long shift. If you have been involved in a truck accident, a Virginia personal injury lawyer can ensure you get the compensation you deserve from the negligent driver responsible for your injuries.
  • Motorcycle Accidents: While motorcycle riders are stereotyped as daredevils, they are far more frequently the victim of someone else’s bad driving than of their own. A Virginia personal injury lawyer can help motorcycle accident victims get the compensation they deserve from reckless drivers.
  • Bicycle Accidents: Drivers who fail to yield to cyclists can be held responsible for the injuries and damage they cause in collisions. A Virginia personal injury lawyer can assist victims in fighting for the settlement they deserve.
  • Pedestrian Accidents: When you walk around your neighborhood, you expect to be safe. Crosswalks, stop signs and traffic signals all help to protect you from vehicles in the roadway. Unfortunately, sometimes drivers ignore red lights or don’t stop at crosswalks. In these situations, pedestrians can be hit and may suffer serious injuries.
Personal Injury: Dog Bites & Animal Attacks

Dog Bites & Animal Attacks: Dogs may be man’s best friend, but when they lash out, they can do serious, long-lasting harm. Irresponsible dog owners can and should be held liable for the damage their pet does to others. A Virginia personal injury lawyer will fight tirelessly to ensure the victim is not stuck with expensive medical bills associated with the attack.

Other Personal Injury
  • Nursing Home Negligence & Abuse: If your loved one was injured due to a nursing home staff’s neglect, contact our nursing home abuse lawyers to protect your rights.
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries: Though traditionally associated with football players, most brain injuries stem from falls and car accidents. A Virginia personal injury lawyer can help investigate the events that led to your traumatic brain injury and help determine if you are eligible for compensation.
  • Wrongful Death: The unexpected loss of a loved one can be traumatic. The financial impact of the loss can be devastating. A Virginia personal injury lawyer can help grieving families seek justice for their lost loved one and ensure they can pay their bills after losing their breadwinner.
  • Lead Poisoning: Deceptively dangerous, lead poisoning can have long-term impacts on a person’s health. A Virginia personal injury lawyer can ensure victims receive the compensation they deserve to pay for the best medical care possible.
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: When a property owner fails to protect tenants and guests from carbon monoxide, they can be held liable for the damage done by the invisible, odorless gas. Contact a Virginia personal injury lawyer to explore your legal options after being exposed to carbon monoxide.
  • Child Birth Injuries: Medical malpractice can occur virtually anywhere, including the delivery room. When they happen, medical mistakes can have a lifelong impact on the child and mother.
  • Slip and Fall: Whether you’re walking down an icy driveway or down the freshly mopped aisle of a grocery store, when danger strikes, your safety is out of your hands. Tragically, these kinds of slip, trip, and fall accidents can result in serious, life-threatening head and back injuries.
Jones Act & Maritime Accidents

Jones Act and Maritime Injury: Maritime workers risk their lives for their jobs. When they are injured or killed while working, the companies for which they work may be held liable. A Virginia personal injury lawyer can help victims understand what compensation they may be owed.

Dangerous, Defective & Recalled Products
  • IVC Filter Lawsuits: Though designed to prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs, IVC filters have been known to break apart and puncture organs. A Virginia personal injury lawyer can help victims pursue legal action against the companies responsible for the defective design.
  • Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits: Marketed to women for years as a sanitary way to keep private areas smelling fresh, talcum powder has been linked to ovarian cancer. A Virginia personal injury lawyer can help victims hold talcum powder companies responsible for this negligence.
  • Stryker Hip Replacement Lawsuits: Patients depend upon their doctors and the pharmaceutical companies to have their best interests at heart when undergoing a hip replacement. When they fail to warn patients of the risk, a Virginia personal injury lawyer can help hold them responsible for damages done.
  • 3M Earplugs: If you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss or tinnitus after serving in the U.S. military, it’s possible that your condition can be traced back to defective 3M earplugs. A Virginia personal injury attorney can help you get compensation for your claim.
Employment Law: Workplace Sexual Harassment
  • Sexual Harassment: Generally, sexual harassment in the workplace occurs in two ways. Quid pro quo sexual harassment occurs when an employer makes decisions based upon the worker’s submission to sexual harassment. Hostile work environments in which unwelcome sexual advances and verbal or physical sexual contact constitutes the other main form of sexual harassment.
Employment Law: Healthcare Fraud
  • Healthcare fraud refers to the illegal practices used to seek unfairly large payouts from the two government-funded health programs. It can be committed by healthcare workers, hospital facilities, patients, program participants, and others pretending to be participants.
Employment Law: Whistleblower Protection & Retaliation

Whistleblower Protection: Whistleblowers play a valuable role to the government and the corporate world. Through uncovering fraud, they can save the government and everyday consumers enormous amounts of money and time. However, when companies hear about whistleblowers revealing unethical and improper practices taking place, there can often be significant (illegal) repercussions facing the whistleblower. Wrongful termination, retaliation, and hush money are just a few outlets that companies use to prevent a whistle from being blown. Therefore, the US government has established strong laws to protect whistleblowers and compensate them for taking the risk to uncover fraudulent behavior.

Employment Law: Unpaid Overtime

Unpaid Overtime & Employee Misclassification

Unpaid Overtime & Employee Misclassification: Virginia has laws set in place which protect employees from being unfairly compensated. If you believe that your employer violated your rights by failing to compensate you for your hard work, an employment law attorney can help you to recover those lost wages.

Employment Law: Racial Discrimination
  • Race/Color Discrimination: Race discrimination in the workplace involves treating an applicant or employee unfavorably due to their race or the color of their skin. Additionally, this type of discrimination also includes a situation where a person is being treated unfavorably because they are married to a person of a certain race or skin color.
Personal Injury Lawyer Settlements & Verdicts
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Defective Car Accident Death
Roanoke, Virginia
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Maritime Barge Accident That Caused TBI
Richmond, Virginia
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Carbon Monoxide Wrongful Death
Portsmouth, Virginia
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Birth Injury Due To Medical Malpractice
Hampton, Virginia
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Childhood Lead Poisoning Led to Brain Injury
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