One of our own attorneys makes it onto the 2007 list of Virginia’s largest verdicts.

At Shapiro & Appleton& Duffan, we pride ourselves on years of experience handling various personal injury matters.  We are proud to announce that one of our own attorneys, James Lewis, was recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly obtaining one of Virginia’s largest verdicts in 2007.  Jim’s case involved a medical malpractice claim for injuries inflicted upon…

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Virginia Child Injured in Police Car Crash

An auto accident involving a police cruiser on Thursday afternoon left a two-year-old child in the hospital with head injuries, according to a report from Virginia State Police. The accident occurred at approximately 2.09pm at the Clarion Road exit, off U.S. 29 in Altavista, according to Sgt. David Cooper. Melissa Camiglio, the mother of the…

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Charity Doctors Open to Malpractice, Says Virginia Supreme Court

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled that doctors who work in charitable foundations are not immune from malpractice suits. The cases ruled upon by the Virginia Supreme Court involved the University of Virginia Health Services Foundation, who wanted immunity from malpractice suits.  The Foundation’s lawyers claimed that because its physicians were working for a nonprofit…

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