Rely On Our Experience Over 130 Years of Dedicated Representation

Fairfax Personal Injury Lawyers

Representing the Injured in Washington, D.C. & Northern Virginia

If you have been seriously injured or have lost a loved one due to no fault of your own, the road ahead may seem bleak. Medical bills may be piling up and you may be unable to work. These may be dark times, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. You can seek justice against those who caused you harm, and Shevlin Smith is just the firm to represent your interests. As a local, family-based law firm, serving individuals and families throughout the Fairfax area for more than three decades, we have recovered millions for our clients throughout Virginia and D.C. We know the law, we know the defense, and we know how to win.

Don't wait to get help. Contact our firm today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.

  • Award for Family Injured in a Motor Vehicle Crash $10,350,000

    Award for family injured in a motor vehicle crash involving a truck that had failed inspection and had faulty brakes.

  • Settlement for Stroke Victim In VA $6,000,000.00

    Our thirty-two-year-old client suffered a stroke after undergoing chiropractic manipulation of her neck.

  • Settlement For An Infant Who Suffered A C-Section Injury $5,000,000.00

    We represented an infant who suffered a severe brain injury and multi-organ injuries due to the negligence of a midwife.

  • Settlement In Food Poisoning Case $4,000,000.00

    We represented a 32-year-old man who suffered salmonella food poisoning from eating undercooked chicken at a restaurant.

  • Wrongful Death Of 40-Year-Old From An Undiagnosed Blood Clot $4,000,000.00

    We represented the estate of a 40-year-old woman who died from a blood clot that traveled to her lungs (known as a pulmonary embolism).

  • Settlement For Wrongful Death From Drug Reaction $3,400,000.00

    We represented a husband and three young children for the wrongful death of their 43-year-old wife and mother.

  • Jury Award for Wrongful Death from Cervical Cancer $3,000,000.00

    We represented the estate of a 36-year old woman who died from cervical cancer.

  • Breast Cancer Case Settlesment $2,400,000.00

    We represented a forty-year-old woman in this District of Columbia medical malpractice case when her doctor failed to diagnosis and inform the patient of her breast cancer.

  • Medical Malpractice Case Settlement $1,475,000.00

    We represented a 68-year-old female with a history of chronic urinary tract infection, controlled diabetes, atrial fibrillation, recent lithotripsy, and stenting to remove a kidney stone obstruction.

  • Settlement For Client With Major Orthopedic Pelvic Fracture $1,175,000.00

    Our client was hurt in a head-on collision. The driver of another vehicle had been speeding, lost control of his vehicle, crossed the double yellow line, and hit our client's vehicle head-on.

  • Words cannot truly express my gratefulness for Mike's excellent work on my case.

    “Attorney Shevlin is a very professional, caring, understanding, and compassionate attorney. He takes the time to get to know his clients. I remember my nervousness giving my deposition...he made it easy by guiding me through the process.”

    - Kerry L.
  • Michael is caring, compassionate and we highly recommend him.

    “Any phone calls we made to Michael Shevlin were answered immediately and we were impressed with the level of professionalism he consistently provided. We could not be happier with the outcome.”

    - Lori B.
  • A lawyer that really cares

    “He is an amazing lawyer with amazing staff as well. Words are not enough to describe how Tom is handling our case for the wrongful death of our son. He is the best lawyer out there! He kept us in the loop from the start to finish.”

    - Jorge & Jazel
  • Tom was a great communicator and kept me informed as the case progressed.

    “Attorney Smith explained my options and spent whatever time I wanted/needed. I never felt rushed. I believe he is fair and will do his best for his client. I referred a friend to him whose case he is handling.”

    - Sherry
  • Our first meeting with Mr. Michael Shevlin solidified our assurance that we had met the right lawyer to fight for our cause.

    “Mr. Shevlin asked all the right questions. He was fully knowledgeable about the medical part of our case, which was very important to position should our case needed to go to trial.”

    - Abdul J.

Representing The Injured In Washington DC and Northern Virginia

You deserve effective and caring legal representation, and the Virginia personal injury attorneys at Shevlin Smith are prepared to provide this to you and your family. Collectively, our attorneys have over 130 years of legal experience. Our team believes that the fight isn’t over until you’re fully satisfied with the result. As seasoned trial attorneys and effective negotiators, we are capable of handling every aspect of your case. We have earned a reputation as formidable opponents, both in and out of the courtroom because – let’s face it – no insurance company wants to go to up against a firm with a trial record like ours. We have secured some of the largest settlements and verdicts in Virginia and D.C. all while providing compassionate, personalized legal services you can rely on.

Our highly accredited attorneys are talented in their own right and work with the country’s leading experts in accident reconstruction, medicine, and economics to build the strongest possible case for every client we represent.

How Our Team Can Help

Over the past 30 years, Shevlin Smith has built a reputation as a leading personal injury firm.

Cases We Handle:

We recognize that a personal injury case may be won or lost based off even the seemingly most insignificant detail, and our meticulous preparation of each case is designed to miss nothing.

When You Have Been Injured, Experience Matters.

With over 130 years of combined legal experience defending the rights of the injured, our dedicated attorneys have the tools and the knowledge to fight on your behalf. 

We Know the Law & We Know How to Win

We believe in educating our clients on their legal rights and their options, arming them with the information they need to make the right choices about their personal injury cases. We have free downloadable books and numerous articles and blogs that offer helpful tips and in-depth information on personal injury law, the rights of the injured, and much more. Our personalized, one-on-one client service includes candid, straightforward assessments that prevent unpleasant surprises and foster a healthy client-attorney relationship, which in turn leads to a better case result. When you work with Shevlin Smith, we will be with you every step of the way.

When you've been injured, trust shevlin smith

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