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Waterman Law Centers, PLLC - Williamsburg, VA

217 McLaws CircleSuite 3 Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Updated: 12/02/2021

Williamsburg Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Law Firm

Overview

Advocating for those injured through no fault of their own, we provide dedicated personal injury representation at the Waterman Law Centers, PLLC. With law office locations in Williamsburg, Virginia, as well as in Newport News and Hampton, we tirelessly pursue financial justice on behalf of people living throughout the state. Our office also handles professional malpractice and wrongful death claims, and we offer free initial consultations and virtual appointment options...

About Waterman Law Centers, PLLC

Practice Areas

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice

Classes and Seminars

  • “Neuroanatomical Dissection: Human Brian and Spinal Cord” at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2015
  • Long-Term Care Section of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association in Richmond about “Policies, Procedures, Protocols, Et Al. – Discoverability and Admissibility!”, 2015 - Present
  • Greater Peninsula Women’s Bar Association with “It’s Privileged Judge: In Fact, Actually Not! (Medical Malpractice Privilege Law)”, 2015 - Present
  • Presenter, 2015, Etheridge Society in Charlottesville re “Policies, Procedures and Protocols; Pilot Programs; EMR Metadata; and Risk Management Materials”

Pro Bono Activities

  • Judge, Mock Trial Competition, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Judge, Moot Court Competition for UVA School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Judge, Moot Court Competition for William & Mary School of Law, Williamsburg, Virginia

People

Attorneys

Office Information

Address

217 McLaws CircleSuite 3 Williamsburg, VA 23185

Fax

  • 888-886-5352

Offers Free Initial Consultation

Yes

Other Offices

Waterman Law Centers, PLLC 11817 Canon Boulevard Suite 206 Newport News, VA 23606 757-975-8689

Waterman Law Centers, PLLC 2101 Executive Drive Suite 130 Hampton, VA 23666 757-975-8689

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Achievements

Lawyers at Waterman Law Centers, PLLC selected for a Super Lawyers® list

Honors

  • Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year”, Personal Injury – Norfolk (2022)
  • U.S. News & World Report “Metropolitan Tier 1” Best Law Firms Ranking, Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice – Norfolk (2022 & 2021)
  • Best Lawyers in America “Lawyer of the Year”, Medical Malpractice – Norfolk (2020, 2018, 2016 & 2014)
  • Coastal Virginia Magazine “Top Lawyers” Medical Malpractice (2022, 2021 & 2020)
  • America’s Top 100 Attorneys “Lifetime Achievement Award” (2018)
  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators (2018-Present)
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Assn’s “Amicus Curiae Honor Roll” (2015, 2014, 2007 & 2006)
  • Best Lawyers in America Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury (2007-Present)
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum (2010-Present)
  • National Trial Lawyers “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Virginia” (2010-Present)
  • Virginia’s Super Lawyers (2008-Present)
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum (1999-Present)
  • Hampton Roads Magazine “Top Attorneys in Hampton Roads”
  • Virginia Business’ “Legal Elite”
  • Lawdragon’s “500 Top Plaintiff Lawyers”

Published

Articles

  • "Healthcare Policies, Procedures and Protocols: Discoverability, Abuse, Admissibility and Legislation", 19 The Journal of VTLA 2, Spring, 2008
  • "Charitable Immunity: A Limited Doctrine", 9 The Journal of VTLA 2, Spring, 1997
  • "Negligent Retention: Alive and Well in Virginia", 11 V.L.W. 253, Aug. 19, 1996
  • Author, Amicus Curiae brief of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association in support of the plane crash wrongful death Plaintiffs, which prevailed in the Virginia Supreme Court’s leading opinion on Va. Code §8.01-401.1 “reliable authority”. See, Harman v. Honeywell International, Inc., 288 Va. 84 (2014), 2014

Representative Cases

  • Burns v. Gagnon, 283 Va. 657 (2012)
  • Riverside Hosp., Inc. v. Johnson, 272 Va. 518 (2006)
  • Amchem Prods., Inc. v. Newport News Circuit Court Asbestos Cases Plaintiffs, 264 Va. 89 (2002)
  • Waterman v. Halverson, 261 Va. 203 (2001)
  • Carr v. Carr, No. 0096-09-1 (Va. App., Aug. 18, 2009) reh. den. en banc (Va. App., Sep. 22, 2009) (2009)
  • Hite v. Mary Immaculate Hosp., Inc., 2021 Va. Cir. LEXIS 183 (2021)
  • Hite v. Mary Immaculate Hosp., Inc., 2021 Va. Cir. LEXIS 118 (2021)
  • Snovell v. Williamsburg Facility Operations, LLC, 2020 Va. Cir. LEXIS 468 (2020)
  • Hite v. Mary Immaculate Hosp., Inc., 2020 Va. Cir. LEXIS 99 (2020)
  • Aarsbergen v. Oliver, 2019 Va. Cir. LEXIS 17, 2019 WL 1479003 (2019)
  • Snovell v. Williamsburg Facility Operations, LLC, 2019 Va. Cir. LEXIS 1190 (2019)
  • Scruggs v. Williamsburg Landing, Inc., 2018 Va. Cir. LEXIS 84, 2018 WL 4538950 (2018)
  • Davis v. Virginia Health Servs., Inc., 2018 Va. Cir. LEXIS 65, 2018 WL 4468438 (2018)
  • Davis v. Virginia Health Servs., Inc., 2018 Va. Cir. LEXIS 82, 2018 WL 4439541 (2018)
  • Wilder v. CHKD, 95 Va. Cir. 159 (2017)
  • Wilder v. CHKD, 2017 WL 4182226 (2017)
  • Cherrie v. Virginia Health Servs., Inc., 2017 WL 5145816 (2017)
  • Cherrie v. Virgina Health Servs., Inc., 2017 WL 6888491 (2017)
  • Rauchfuss v. Peninsula Radiological Assocs., Ltd., 94 Va. Cir. 8 (2016)
  • Myers v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 93 Va. Cir. 186 (2016)
  • Eason v. Sentara Hosps., 2016 WL 1752782 (2016)
  • Cherrie v. Virgina Health Servs., Inc., 2016 WL 1558509 (2016)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 2016 WL 1109118 (2016)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 2015 WL 9306685 (Newport News Dec. 15, 2015) (2015)
  • Peck v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 91 Va. Cir. 537 (Newport News Nov. 23, 2015) (2015)
  • Eason v. Sentara Hosps. , 2015 WL 7433327 (Hampton Nov. 17, 2015) (2015)
  • Eason v. Sentara Hosps., 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 168, 2015 WL 6870239 (Hampton Oct. 30, 2015) (2015)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 144, 2015 WL 6125377 (Newport News Oct. 13, 2015) (2015)
  • Peck v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 91 Va. Cir. 537 (Newport News Oct. 2, 5, and 7, 2015)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 145, 2015 WL 6125374 (Newport News Aug. 7, 2015)
  • North v. Mary Immaculate Hosp., Inc., 2015 WL 4755572 (Newport News Aug. 4, 2015)
  • North v. Mary Immaculate Hosp., Inc., 2015 WL 4204105 (Newport News Jun. 22, 2015)
  • Talton v. Sentara Hosps., 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 71, 2015 WL 3633655 (Norfolk Jun. 10, 2015)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 69, 2015 WL 3525082 (Newport News May 26, 2015)
  • Peck v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 91 Va. Cir. 537, 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 68, 2015 WL 3525083 (Newport News May 19, 2015)
  • Ruth v. Ramirez, 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 78, 2015 WL 3430769 (Portsmouth May 18, 2015)
  • Snovell v. Williamsburg Facility Operations, LLC, 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 56, 2015 WL 2441684 (York May 14, 2015)
  • Ruth v. Ramirez, 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 57 (Portsmouth May 1, 2015)
  • Peck v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2015 WL 4501973 (Newport News Apr. 21, 2015)
  • Talton v. Sentara Hosps., 90 Va. Cir. 181 (Apr. 16, 2015)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 90 Va. Cir. 493 (Newport News, Mar. 30, 2015)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 2015 Va. Cir. LEXIS 53, 2015 WL 2441686 (Newport News, Mar. 30, 2015)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 2014 Va. Cir. LEXIS 112, 2014 WL 8879078 (Newport News Nov. 20, 2014)
  • Snovell v. Williamsburg Facility Operations, LLC, 2014 WL 6855369 (York Oct. 1, 2014)
  • Peck v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 91 Va. Cir. 537, 2014 Va. Cir. LEXIS 152, 2014 WL 4359532 (Newport News Aug. 5, 2014)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 90 Va. Cir. 493, 2014 Va. Cir. LEXIS 39, 2014 WL 10676298 (Newport News Jun. 5, 2014)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 2014 Va. Cir. LEXIS 153, 2014 WL 2949507 (Newport News Jun. 4, 2014)
  • Eason v. Sentara Hosps., 88 Va. Cir. 291 (Hampton May 29, 2014)
  • Eason v. Sentara Hosps., 2014 Va. Cir. LEXIS 111, 2014 WL 8879077 (Hampton Apr. 12, 2014)
  • Whitby v. Peninsula Neurosurgical Associates, Inc., 2014 Va. Cir. LEXIS 150, 2014 WL 4654936 (Newport News Apr. 1, 2014)
  • Whitby v. Peninsula Neurosurgical Associates, Inc., 2014 Va. Cir. LEXIS 151, 2014 WL 4654962 (Newport News Mar. 20, 2014)
  • Rauchfuss v. Schultz, 2014 Va. Cir. LEXIS 113, 2014 WL 8879076 (Newport News Jan. 16, 2014)
  • Cherrie v. Virginia Health Servs., Inc., 2013 Va. Cir. LEXIS 190, 2013 WL 10629709 (Gloucester Dec. 11, 2013)
  • Lyles v. Calloway, 2013 Va. Cir. LEXIS 199, 2013 WL 10869997 (Gloucester Oct. 22, 2013)
  • Arshan v. Plotnick, 2013 WL 11274305 (Williamsburg Jun. 20, 2013)
  • Snovell v. Williamsburg Facility Operations, LLC, 2013 Va. Cir. LEXIS 191, 2013 WL 10629710 (York Jan. 29, 2013)
  • Burrell v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2013 WL 6912670 (Newport News Jan. 29, 2013)
  • Burrell v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2013 WL 6912673 (Newport News Jan. 2, 2013)
  • Burrell v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2012 Va. Cir. LEXIS 212, 2012 WL 12148699 (Newport News Nov. 19, 2012)
  • Marshall v. Moniz, 2011 WL 13063214 (York Apr. 26, 2011)
  • Marshall v. Moniz, 2011 WL 13063213 (York Mar. 28, 2011)
  • Marshall v. Moniz, 2011 WL 13063212 (York Mar. 25, 2011)
  • Marshall v. Moniz, 2011 WL 13063215 (York Mar. 16, 2011)
  • Marshall v. Moniz, 2011 WL 13063217 (York Mar. 16, 2011)
  • Marshall v. Moniz, 2011 WL 13063216 (York Feb. 28, 2011)
  • Gagnon v. Burns, 2011 WL 13062453 (Gloucester Feb. 7, 2011)
  • Marshall v. Moniz, 2011 Va. Cir. LEXIS 283, 2011 WL 12717654 (York Feb. 28, 2011)
  • Gagnon v. Burns, 2011 WL 13062454 (Gloucester Jan. 25, 2011)
  • Gagnon v. Burns, 2010 WL 11420025 (Gloucester Nov. 9, 2010)
  • Gagnon v. Burns, 2010 WL 11420021 (Gloucester Nov. 9, 2010)
  • Gagnon v. Burns, 2010 WL 11420023 (Gloucester Nov. 9, 2010)
  • Gagnon v. Burns, 2010 WL 11420022 (Gloucester Jun. 22, 2010)
  • Gagnon v. Burns, 2010 WL 11420024 (Gloucester Jan. 14, 2010)
  • Mahone v. Sentara Hosps., 2010 Va. Cir. LEXIS 324, 2010 WL 11076016 (Suffolk Apr. 27, 2010)
  • Gagnon v. Burns, 2010 WL 6298765 (Gloucester Apr. 9, 2010)
  • Marshall v. Moniz, 2010 Va. Cir. LEXIS 328, 2010 WL 11243307 (York Mar. 4, 2010)
  • Gagnon v. Burns, 2009 WL 10630363 (Gloucester Dec. 10, 2009)
  • Gagnon v. Burns, 2009 WL 10630362 (Gloucester May 28, 2009)
  • Burr v. R.C. Paving, 78 Va. Cir. 56 (Suffolk Dec. 2, 2008)
  • Morel v. Mary Immaculate Nursing Ctr., Inc., 2008 WL 11194608 (Newport News Sept. 2, 2008)
  • Anderson v. Carilion Med. Ctr., 2008 Va. Cir. LEXIS 207, 2008 WL 6554433 (Roanoke Aug. 28, 2008)
  • Shakshober v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2008 Va. Cir. LEXIS 210, 2008 WL 6554439 (Newport News Jun. 23, 2008)
  • Morel v. Mary Immaculate Nursing Ctr., Inc., 2008 Va. Cir. LEXIS 209, 2008 WL 6554429 (Newport News May 5, 2008)
  • Purvis v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2008 Va. Cir. LEXIS 206, 2008 WL 6554431 (Newport News Feb. 27, 2008)
  • Morel v. Mary Immaculate Nursing Ctr., Inc., 2008 Va. Cir. LEXIS 208, 2008 WL 6554426 (Newport News Feb. 26, 2008)
  • Licare v. Riverside Health Sys., 2008 WL 11194607 (Newport News Feb. 1, 2008)
  • Webb v. Stevens, 2008 U.S. Dist. Lexis 61480 (E.D.N.C. 2008)
  • Seibert v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2007 WL 9604187 (Newport News Nov. 13, 2007)
  • Licare v. Riverside Health Sys., 2007 WL 9604186 (Newport News Oct. 31, 2007)
  • Licare v. Riverside Health Sys., 2007 Va. Cir. LEXIS 338, 2007 WL 6787195 (Newport News Aug, 3, 2007)
  • Seibert v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2007 WL 9604185 (Newport News Jul. 23, 2007)
  • Seibert v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2007 WL 9604184 (Newport News Jul. 23, 2007)
  • Seibert v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2007 WL 9604183 (Newport News Jul. 3, 2007)
  • Seibert v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2007 WL 9605039 (Newport News Jun. 22, 2007)
  • Justis v. Sentara Health Sys, 2007 Va. Cir. LEXIS 339, 2007 WL 6787196 (Williamsburg/James City Apr. 30, 2007)
  • Choimbol v. Fairfield Resorts, Inc., 2006 U.S. Dist. Lexis 19340 (E.D. Va. 2006)
  • Johnson v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2005 WL 8132295 (Newport News Nov. 30, 2005)
  • Johnson v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2005 WL 8132292 (Newport News Nov. 10, 2005)
  • Johnson v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2005 WL 8132294 (Newport News Nov. 10, 2005)
  • Johnson v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2005 WL 8132293 (Newport News Jul. 6, 2005)
  • Johnson v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2005 WL 8132296 (Newport News Jun. 28, 2005)
  • Johnson v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2005 WL 8132290 (Newport News Mar. 25, 2005)
  • Johnson v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2005 WL 8132288 (Newport News Mar. 7, 2005)
  • Johnson v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2005 WL 8132291 (Newport News Feb. 15, 2005)
  • Johnson v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2005 WL 8132289 (Newport News Jan. 26, 2005)
  • Brown v. Riverside Hosp., Inc., 2002 WL 35628565 (Newport News Jan. 8, 2002)
  • Garner v. Sentara Norfolk General Hosp., 2001 WL 37111282 (Norfolk Feb. 12, 2001)
  • Zhu v. Rocco Farms, Inc., 1998 U.S. Dist. Lexis 21781 (W.D. Va. 1998)
  • Schuster v. Posner, 1997 WL 35408998 (Richmond Mar. 24, 1997)
  • Woodcock v. O’Connell, 1997 WL 35408999 (Hampton Mar. 13, 1997)
  • Woodcock v. O’Connell, 1997 WL 35408997 (Hampton Feb. 27, 1997)
  • Woodcock v. O’Connell, 1996 WL 35046090 (Hampton Oct. 21, 1996)
  • Pais v. Automation Prods, Inc., 36 Va. Cir. 230 (Newport News 1995)
  • Kane v Hargis, 987 F.2d 1005 (4th Cir. 1992)
  • Treitler v. American Druggists’ Ins. Co., 474 So.2d 475 (La. App. 1985)
  • Alley v. Chrysler Credit Corp., 767 F.2d 138 (5th Cir. 1985)
  • Evans v. Detweiler, 466 So.2d 800 (La. App. 1984)
  • Duckworth v. GEICO, 464 So.2d 907 (La. App. 1984)
  • Landaiche v. Lou-Con, 461 So.2d 1107 (La. App. 1984)
  • In re Tutorship of Werling, 459 So.2d 758 (La. App. 1984)
  • Mayeur v. American Cyanamid Co., 459 So.2d 292 (La. App. 1984)

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