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Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Duffan, P.C.

Welcome to the Shapiro, Lewis, Appleton & Duffan law firm, serving the injured since 1985.

You’re probably visiting us because you, or someone close to you, suffered a serious injury or wrongful death. Searching for an ethical, trustworthy law firm makes sense and we're here to help. But keep in mind, we don’t accept every case. Our firm accepts clients who are seeking ethical, trustworthy representation.

To help you in your search, we offer in-depth guides and reports on how to handle a car accident injury claim, medical malpractice claim, the wrongful death of a loved one, and so forth. Download these free guides and reports here. 

We are known throughout Virginia, North Carolina and the Eastern U.S. as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” (according to U.S. News & World Report, for medical malpractice and railroad worker injury law in the Norfolk-Virginia Beach region, since ’10). We also possess an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau.  ‚Äč

Our law firm specializes in personal injury and medical malpractice, including car accidents, truck accidents, FELA/railroad accidents, traumatic brain injuries and wrongful death.

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You probably have numerous questions about your potential injury claim. We created a library of frequently asked questions and info based on the type of case you may have. Here is a sample:

In addition to providing answers to FAQs posed by injured folks, our firm is dedicated to preventing future injuries and advocating for improved health and safety. The HS in “HSinjurylaw” stands for Health & Safety. Our team of injury attorneys publish weekly articles on the Legal Examiner (a publication dedicated to advancing public safety issues) on a pro bono basis. In addition, we’re involved with the End Distracted Driving campaign and collaborate with many charitable organizations, some dedicated to helping injured people.

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We represent clients across Virginia & beyond:

Our attorneys handle select cases throughout the eastern USA, and will come to you if you are seriously hurt or suffered a loved one's wrongful death anywhere in VA including Abingdon, Alexandria, Arlington, Big Stone Gap, Blacksburg, Charlottesville, Chesapeake, Danville, Emporia, Falls Church, Fairfax, Franklin, Hampton, Harrisonburg, Isle of Wight, Lynchburg, Manassas, Martinsville, Newport News, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Petersburg, Radford, Richmond, Roanoke, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Winchester, and so forth.

We also cover all areas of the Eastern Shore, including Accomack, Bloxom, Cape Charles, Eastville, Exmore, Greenbackville, Machipongo, Mappsville, Melfa, Nassawadox, Onley, Tangier, Temperanceville, Wachapreague, Wallops Island and so forth.

All of our attorneys are licensed to practice in multiple states, including: 

Virginia (VA), West Virginia (WV), North Carolina (NC), South Carolina (SC), Kentucky (KY), and Washington, D.C.




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