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.
$877,070.25 – Settlement for remaining policy limits for wife who suffered an aggravation to her preexisting lumbar stenosis requiring tri-level lumbar fusion with instrumentation and for husband who suffered a partially paralyzed diaphragm after a major head-on collision.
$850,000.00 – Settlement involving a complex property damage claim.
$650,000.00 – Settlement involving a complex property damage claim.
$643,641.00 – Settlement involving a complex property damage claim months before trial.
$425,000.00 – Settlement involving a complex property damage claim after filing suit.
$400,000 – Settlement involving a complex property damage claim after filing suit.
$350,000.00 – This was a confidential survival case for personal injuries to an 80 year-old who was physically assaulted and suffered a serious nasal fracture and facial lacerations. This case resolved in mediation.
$250,000.00 – Policy limit settlement for an elderly client who suffered a serious knee injury requiring a total knee replacement.
$195,000.00 – Settlement for client who was struck by a drunk driver. Client’s medical bills were only $28,000 and he suffered only soft tissue injuries.
$165,000.00 – Settlement for client who suffered an aggravation of pre-existing lumbar spondylosis resulting in bi-level lumbar laminectomy over two years after the collision.
$100,000.00 – Settlement for man who suffered a cervical injury after being struck by the defendant and pushed into a school bus.