Shapiro, Appleton & Duffan is dedicated to representing injured victims who had their lives turned upside down because of the carelessness and fault of others. We have represented victims involved in on-the-job railroad accident, car accidents, truck wrecks, motorcycle accidents, faulty product injuries, medical malpractice and related wrongful death claims.
In October of 2000, our Virginia injury law firm, and co-counsel, obtained a record verdict for a brain injured victim in Virginia
(60 million dollars, including interest). In January of 2012, the firm obtained a 21 Million Dollar structured settlement
for a brain injured child who sustained her injury in a tractor trailer accident.
Due to our success in the court room, our law firm was the first plaintiff's injury firm in Virginia selected for membership in a prestigious international group of law firms, called Primerus
. Primerus carefully screens law firms and only offers membership to highly skilled and experienced attorneys. The Wall Street Journal reported "[Primerus] wants to offer consumers a way to pick the good from the bad by establishing a sort of 'Good Housekeeping' seal of approval for attorneys."
Our Virginia injury law firm has the highest available "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell lawyer rating service
. In addition, lawyers with our firm have been designated Virginia "Super Lawyers"
There are a small number of injury law firms that have actually been involved in car, truck, and motorcycle injury litigation in nearly every state along the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic U.S.A. We are part of that small number of highly experienced firm. For example, the firm has handled cases in Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Washington D.C., South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Maryland, Tennessee, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Louisiana and beyond.
Our attorneys not only actively handle injury trials, but are active in national lawyer's organizations, such as the American Association for Justice (AAJ) and several other national and state organizations, which are a vital source of legal networking information for injury lawyers. The firm's main office is in Virginia Beach, Virginia. However, we also have offices in Hampton, Virginia and Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Our lawyers are licensed in VA, NC, SC, WV, FL, DC, & KY.