Christopher Pitera is a trial lawyer at the personal injury law firm of Cannella & O’Neal located downtown Richmond, VA. Chris handles personal injury cases involving automobiles, tractor trailers, nursing home abuse/neglect, and medical malpractice. Chris also serves as Special Counsel to the Office of the Attorney General where he handles complex property damage claims on behalf of VDOT. Chris is dedicated to the cause of representing injured victims, passionate about the people he serves, and committed to protecting and advancing his clients’ rights against an oppressive insurance industry. Welcome to Chris’ personal blog.
“Chris was awesome from the start. He was always professional and always available when needed. He took the time to explain every detail of my case. My case was handled in a timely manner and Chris got me way more than expected. I would recommend him to anyone who is in need of his service. Not only was he my attorney but he made me feel like apart of the family. Thanks Chris!” — Posted by Markia
“My lawyer made sure he had all the information for me to proceed on to my case. He was very professional and polite to me. Contact with Mr. Pitera was on point. He was always there when I needed him. My settlement came very fast. I am so happy to have him as my lawyer.” — Posted by Crystal
“It was a great pleasure to have Mr. Pitera as my attorney. When he took my case he began to work immediately and I was very pleased with the outcome. He always kept me informed, he returned my calls quickly, and he really cares about his clients.” — Posted by Stella
“When Chris took over my case, he got right to work! He negotiated with the insurance company of the person who hit me and he was tenacious until he got the settlement that I wanted!” — Posted by Winnie
“Mr. Pitera was assigned to be my lawyer for my personal injury case, and very day one he has proven to be AMAZING. Mr. Pitera is very patient, knowledgeable, dedicated, and professional in his law craft. I truly appreciated his aggressiveness with fighting the insurance companies and etc…he truly fought hard for me. I also liked that he was always available for me the client. If your seeking representation he is the man for the job. Satisfied client here.” — Posted by Danny
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THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT REQUIRE ALL ATTORNEYS TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT AND DISCLAIMER TO THEIR CASE RESULTS.
SETTLEMENTS AND VERDICTS IN ALL CASES DEPEND ON VARIOUS FACTORS AND CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH ARE UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. THEREFORE, PAST RESULTS IN CASES ARE NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION OF SIMILAR RESULTS IN FUTURE CASES WHICH CHRISTOPHER J. PITERA OR HIS FIRM MAY UNDERTAKE.
$677,070.25 – Settlement for woman who suffered an aggravation to her preexisting lumbar stenosis requiring tri-level lumbar fusion with instrumentation after a major head-on collision.
$200,000.00 – Settlement for man who suffered a partially paralyzed diaphragm after a major head-on collision. Client had $26,262.22 in medical bills.
$100,000.00 – Settlement for man who suffered a cervical injury after being struck by the defendant and pushed into a school bus.
$95,000.00 – Settlement for a man who suffered a torn medial meniscus after being broadsided by the defendant vehicle. Settlement offer made after obtaining a trial verdict in the companion’s case for $13,342.15.
$95,000.00 – Settlement for a woman who suffered lumbar radiculopathy/disc injury and underwent a laminectomy surgery after being rear-ended by the defendant vehicle.
$45,000.00 – Settlement for a woman who suffered soft tissue injuries after being struck by a drunk driver. Client had medical bills of $9,737.00.