AWARD-WINNING AND NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED NORTH CAROLINA PERSONAL INJURY LAW FIRM
All we do is injury law. That is the slogan of our North Carolina injury law firm and we abide by it. Our team of experienced and skilled attorneys only handle personal injury cases day in and day out. This laser-focus on personal injury litigation is why we are one of the preeminent personal injury law firms in North Carolina, Virginia, and throughout the Southeastern United States. We offer free, confidential consultations to all prospective clients and can meet you in-person at our Kitty Hawk office (located in the Outer Banks region of NC).
Our law firm was founded in 1985 by an attorney who had a prior career working for a big railroad company. He suffered an on-the-job injury that prematurely ended his railroad career. This prompted him to attend law school and focus on representing people who were seriously injured in accidents.
As you can see, our firm not only sympathizes with you, work tirelessly for our injured clients, helping them put their life back on track after a serious accident.
Cases We Handle Day In and Day Out
We have represented thousands of clients in a variety of cases, including:
- Car accidents
- Accidents between a car and a big rig or 18-wheeler
- Railroad worker injuries and disease claims (e.g., asbestos-related mesothelioma)
- Motorcycle wrecks
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Wrongful death
- Boat accidents
- Bus, Public transit accidents
- Electric shock
- Injuries resulting in amputated thumb, fingers, arm, or legs
- Slip, trip, and falls
- Medical malpractice
Why Clients Choose Us
We are a nationally-recognized personal injury law firm and have been representing clients since 1985. In that time, the firm has amassed a number of impressive accolades:
- Best Lawyers in America
- Super Lawyers.
- AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
- 10.0 Superb Rating on Avvo
- A+ Rating by Better Business Bureau.
Every Client Receives Top-Notch Legal Representation
Our goal is to make sure each and every one of our clients receives personal attention and a professional experience from our entire staff. When you need help, we make your needs a priority.
From the first call, until the day your case settles, you will have an opportunity to speak with your attorney and have them answer all your questions, as well as explain the particular case strategy we will use to make a recovery for you.
In addition to your attorney, we also assign a paralegal to your case. Your paralegal will be responsible for the day-to-day tasks associated with your claim, such as sending out official Shapiro & Appleton correspondence on your behalf, retaining certified copies of your medical records and bills, and being there for you every step of the way.
When you hire our law firm, you are the boss. Your case will not be settled until you give us final authority to do so. At Shapiro & Appleton, we believe that serving our clients is Objective No. 1.
Every Client is Important
We promise to give you personal attention. We are with you through every step of your personal injury case. We practice the golden rule and treat you as we would want to be treated. Our lawyers and professional staff will always answer your questions, return phone calls and meet with you. We stay updated on the latest tools for your case and the most effective methods for helping accident victims, so we can do our best for you.
Take Action by Contacting Our Office to Schedule a Free, Confidential Consultation
The legal team of Shapiro & Appleton stands ready to help you and your family after a serious accident. Once you contact our firm, you will have the chance to speak with an actual attorney (not just a staff person) to discuss what happened and your legal options. We can meet you at your home or you can meet us at our Kitty Hawk office.