Shapiro & Appleton

AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Silver

Free initial consultation

Established in 1985

Portsmouth, VA (view address)

Serving Portsmouth, VA (view address)

AV Preeminent
Champion Badge Silver

Established in 1985

Shapiro & Appleton

Free initial consultation

Serving Portsmouth, VA (view address)

About Shapiro & Appleton

Our firm specializes in personal injury law. We have decades of combined legal experience and are recognized as a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News & World Report (since '10). We're licensed in VA, NC, WV, DC, KY, & SC.

"All we do is injury law" - that's our firm motto since all of our attorneys specialize in personal injury litigation. Attorneys with our firm are recognized as Virginia "Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Magazine (since '06) and possess the "AV" Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition to individual accolades, our firm has a strong reputation in the legal community. For example, our law firm is considered a "Best Law Firm" for personal injury law by U.S. News & World Report (sinc...

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Our firm specializes in personal injury law. We have decades of combined legal experience and are recognized as a "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News & World Report (since '10). We're licensed in VA, NC, WV, DC, KY, & SC.

"All we do is injury law" - that's our firm motto since all of our attorneys specialize in personal injury litigation. Attorneys with our firm are recognized as Virginia "Super Lawyers" by Law & Politics Magazine (since '06) and possess the "AV" Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. In addition to individual accolades, our firm has a strong reputation in the legal community. For example, our law firm is considered a "Best Law Firm" for personal injury law by U.S. News & World Report (since '10). Our firm has represented injured victims in nearly every state in the Southeastern United States. We hold bar licenses in VA, NC, SC, WV, MA, KY and Wash., D.C.

Client Testimonial: "I was in a head-on collision on July 15, 2012 and I needed money to help with my recovery. I looked on the Internet trying to find lawyers and I met a lot of lawyers who I didn't like and who really didn't really care about whether I was okay or not. It seemed as if they were just looking to make a quick buck. But then I called this firm and spoke to Rick. He's a great guy. He actually seemed to care, honestly care, about my well-being, and not just about the money. I was thrilled that I went to this law firm to help me out with my case." Client Testimonial: "I was represented by Randy Appleton. He handled my car accident case professionally and kept me informed throughout the process. I appreciate the fact that Randy explained everything and if I ever had a question, he had the answer. I am very satisfied with the outcome of my case and would definitely refer friends and family to Randy's firm."

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Shapiro & Appleton

Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • FELA
  • Railroads
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries
  • Truck Accidents
  • Products Liability
  • Admiralty Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Nursing Home
  • Premises Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Slip and Fall
  • Dog Bites
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Head Injury
  • Spinal Injury
  • Paralysis
  • Catastrophic Accidents
  • Injuries

Firm Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 9 reviews

Communication

5.0/5.0

Responsiveness

5.0/5.0

Quality of Service

5.0/5.0

Value for Money

5.0/5.0
  • Automobile Accidents

    Client Review for Eric K. Washburn  |  October 23, 2017

    Eric was an acquaintance through a mutual friend, but never had the opportunity to work with him in his professional setting. My wife was in a car accident late 2016, and Eric reached out to see if we needed his support with anything. Honestly, my wi... Read more

    Eric was an acquaintance through a mutual friend, but never had the opportunity to work with him in his professional setting. My wife was in a car accident late 2016, and Eric reached out to see if we needed his support with anything. Honestly, my wife and I would have never considered speaking with an attorney had Eric not reached out. This removed all of the stress of dealing with the insurance companies, and helped us considerably in terms of ensuring my wife was comfortable during recovery. Read less

  • Contracts

    Client Review for Eric K. Washburn  |  October 19, 2016

    “Mr. Washburn is an EXCELLENT attorney. On the recommendation of a friend, I called Eric in a time of need. Eric effectively communicated my options and the legal process that I was facing. He provided me with the pros/cons of each option that... Read more

    “Mr. Washburn is an EXCELLENT attorney. On the recommendation of a friend, I called Eric in a time of need. Eric effectively communicated my options and the legal process that I was facing. He provided me with the pros/cons of each option that I had and outlined the other side’s case. Eric was always prepared and was never caught off guard during the process. He commanded a presence in the court room and with the other side. It was great to have him in my corner looking out for me and my family. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review for Eric K. Washburn  |  October 05, 2015

    Got the results I was looking for in a timely manner. Mr. Washburn treated the case in a professional manner and at the same time I could tell he really cared about my situation. I would highly recommend his services.

    Got the results I was looking for in a timely manner. Mr. Washburn treated the case in a professional manner and at the same time I could tell he really cared about my situation. I would highly recommend his services. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review for Eric K. Washburn  |  March 11, 2014

    Mr. Washburn was always available to me to address any questions or concerns I had about my personal injury matter. He would return phone calls promptly and, one time, he personally brought me the documents to sign at my work when I had an emergency... Read more

    Mr. Washburn was always available to me to address any questions or concerns I had about my personal injury matter. He would return phone calls promptly and, one time, he personally brought me the documents to sign at my work when I had an emergency come up at my office. This type of personal attention to clients is unheard of with other attorneys. Mr. Washburn was very knowledgeable and professional in representing my best interests. I highly recommend Mr. Washburn in any personal injury matter Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review for Shapiro & Appleton  |  February 13, 2013

    I was represented by Kevin Duffan. He kept me up to date and stayed on top of the insurance company. I was so pleased with the outcome of the case and truly appreciate the hard work that Kevin and the rest of the firm put into my case.

    I was represented by Kevin Duffan. He kept me up to date and stayed on top of the insurance company. I was so pleased with the outcome of the case and truly appreciate the hard work that Kevin and the rest of the firm put into my case. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review for Richard N. Shapiro  |  July 05, 2010

    Mr. Shapiro treated me professionally and was a tremendous help in resolving my personal injury claim. I received a significant settlement and was able to move forward from the nightmare that involved my injury and haggling with the insurance company... Read more

    Mr. Shapiro treated me professionally and was a tremendous help in resolving my personal injury claim. I received a significant settlement and was able to move forward from the nightmare that involved my injury and haggling with the insurance company. I highly recommend his services. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review for Richard N. Shapiro  |  July 02, 2010

    Rick did a fantastic job handling my case. I suffered a slip and fall injury in Virginia and had another attorney working on my case for over a year. That attorney told me that I did not have a case since the statute of limitations ran out. Rick prov... Read more

    Rick did a fantastic job handling my case. I suffered a slip and fall injury in Virginia and had another attorney working on my case for over a year. That attorney told me that I did not have a case since the statute of limitations ran out. Rick proved him wrong. In no time, he got my case settled and funds were in my bank account. I have told everyone I know about his law firm and will continue to spread the word. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review for Richard N. Shapiro  |  July 02, 2010

    My father worked for a railroad company for over 36 years. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer and died three months later. My friend recommended Rick Shapiro and the law firm of Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton to handle this case. From t... Read more

    My father worked for a railroad company for over 36 years. He was diagnosed with mesothelioma cancer and died three months later. My friend recommended Rick Shapiro and the law firm of Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton to handle this case. From the beginning, we knew we had the right team fighting for us. Rick never gave up, worked tirelessly on our behalf against a railroad company that could not care less about my dad's death. Rick was able to get a very good settlement for my mother. Read less

  • Personal Injury

    Client Review for Randall E. Appleton  |  May 26, 2009

    Randy was very professional and personable. He treated me, my family and my case with the utmost deceincy and respect. He kept me informed every step of the way. The customer service that I received was superb. I was most pleased with Randy and t... Read more

    Randy was very professional and personable. He treated me, my family and my case with the utmost deceincy and respect. He kept me informed every step of the way. The customer service that I received was superb. I was most pleased with Randy and the staff at Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton. I would recommend them to anyone who needed an attorney. Read less


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1985
Firm Size
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