Attorney Rick Shapiro highlights this year’s top 10 civil justice cases.
Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp is excited to announce that Virginia Beach personal injury lawyer Rick Shapiro has authored The Legal Examiner national news “Top 10 Civil Justice Stories of 2022.” Shapiro has been writing the annual top 10 list every year for the past decade.
Some of the cases highlighted in this year’s edition include:
- Jury Hands Down Record-Setting $464 Million in Damages in Employment Retaliation Case
- Johnny Depp Claims Damages Victory in Defamation Trial Against Amber Heard
- Jury Orders General Motors to Pay $102.6 Million in Damages for Neglecting Defective Engine Part
- UK Talcum Baby Powder Ovarian Cancer Litigation Continues Against Johnson & Johnson
Shapiro was recently named a Leader in the Law in Virginia in 2022 by Virginia Lawyers Weekly. This honor was bestowed on only 33 attorneys, prosecutors, and judges in the entire state of Virginia.
Shapiro and his law firm have litigated personal injury cases for more than 30 years in every southeastern state in the country, successfully negotiating personal injury insurance settlements and obtaining jury awards for thousands of clients.
This year, the Virginia Beach personal injury law firm commissioned and published a statewide study of the most dangerous pedestrian crossing areas in Virginia. This study also includes an interactive map that shows exactly where the 10 most dangerous areas are located.
In addition to his strong commitment to advocating for injured clients and their families, Shapiro is also the best-selling author of Taming the Telomeres, a #1 suspense thriller on Amazon. Read an interview of Shapiro about his novel with the Virginia State Bar’s publication Docket Call at this link. He is also an American inventor with 18 U.S. patents in the field of folding wheel products.
About Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp
Since 1985, the lawyers with Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp have focused exclusively on plaintiff’s personal injury law. In fact, the firm’s motto is “All We Do is Injury Law.” This laser focus on injury law is one of the reasons why the firm has earned a reputation as one of the best personal injury law firms in Virginia. The firm’s primary office is based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, with client meeting facilities throughout Hampton Roads, specifically Norfolk, Hampton, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and the Outer Banks of North Carolina.