Experienced Richmond, Virginia Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Multiple Practice Areas With a Single Focus: You
The trial attorneys at Phelan Petty have experience handling a broad range of serious personal injury cases. The common thread among all of them is that we only take a small number of complex cases so we can fully dedicate our efforts and our resources to the clients who need our help the most.
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Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents are a leading cause of injury and death in Virginia. We fight for justice on behalf of victims who have suffered serious injuries in tractor-trailer, car, or motorcycle crashes as well as the families of victims who die in these wrecks.
We hold physicians, hospitals, and healthcare systems responsible for inappropriate and negligent medical care. Learn more about our deep experience handling complex medical malpractice cases throughout Virginia and the nation, including:
- Bowel Obstruction Injury
- Communication Error Claims
- Emergency Room Error
- Radiology Errors
- Surgical Errors
- Veterans Administration Hospital Negligence
Unsafe Drugs and Defective Medical Devices
We fight the pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers who sell unreasonably dangerous prescription drugs and defective medical devices that hurt or kill thousands of Americans every year. Learn more about:
Dangerous and Defective Products
We pursue justice against the manufacturers of defective and unreasonably dangerous products that harm innocent people. Product liability law is complex, and you need an attorney with a deep understanding of this area of the law. We have the resources, experience, and technical understanding needed to win complicated product liability cases involving:
- Defective and Exploding Batteries
- Defective Auto Parts
- Defective Children’s Products
- Defective Fire Extinguishers and Smoke Detectors
- Defective Household Appliances
- E-Cigarette Injuries
- Explosions and Fires
- Pool Drain Covers
- JUUL Claims
- Rock N Play Baby Sleepers
- Roundup® Claims
Catastrophic injuries are often permanent and always life-altering. Phelan Petty provides aggressive representation on behalf of victims of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuries, and burn injuries. We have the resources and experience needed to handle complicated cases, and we work with world-class medical experts who put us in a position to win.
If your loved one dies as a result of his or her injuries, we can file a wrongful death claim on your behalf.
When negligent property owners and unethical companies harm innocent victims in Virginia, we use our resources and expertise to fight for justice on their behalf. Examples of dangerous property cases we handle include pool drownings, deck collapses, sexual assault, lead paint poisoning, and other cases involving toxic substances and environmental contamination.
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