Ms. Griffin has been practicing in Charlottesville since 1993. A member of the Virginia State Bar, Ms. Griffin is also active in numerous professional organizations such as the Charlottesville/Albemarle Bar Association and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. She served on the state-wide Board of Governors for the Virginia Trial Lawyers. She is a past member of the American Bar Association, the Thomas Jefferson Inn of Courts, and the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. Ms. Griffin was recently named to the list of Largest Jury Verdicts in Virginia.
Her volunteer activities include Past President of the Albemarle County Police Foundation and Trustee of the Blue Ridge National Multiple Sclerosis Chapter, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Sample of Ms. Griffin's jury verdicts and settlements results:
[The results obtained under one set of circumstances cannot be a predictor of future results.]
1. Brain injury resulting from a car accident - $3,500,000
2. Medical negligence leading to a leg amputation - $2,600,000
3. Stop sign motorcycle accident - $600,000
4. T-Bone car accident - $300,000
Mr. Griffin offers several tips if you've been injured in a car wreck:
1. Get the names and telephone numbers of any potential witnesses.
2. Take pictures of bruises, cuts and other injuries.
3. Do not give a recorded statement to the at-fault driver's insurance company.
4. Do not sign consent forms for the at-fault driver's insurance company.
5. Remember, the insurance adjuster is on the at-fault driver's side - not yours.
6. Be sure all your healthcare providers are billing your health insurance.
7. Call your own auto insurance carrier and ask if you have “med pay” coverage.
8. Do not tell anyone you are “fine” or “good” if you are not.
9. Contact us right away, before the evidence disappears.
Contact Ms. Griffin today for a FREE consultation -- Let's stand up and fight together.
1. $3M – brain injury – client hit by truck that ran red light. Suffered moderate brain injury. Part of skull removed because of swelling in brain. Lost job because it required her to do math and use her memory. Both of these skills were affected by the brain injury.
2. $1.75M jury verdict in Augusta county for a medical malpractice case. During routine knee replacement doctor clipped artery. Patient lost her leg.
3. $1.6M – cerebal palsey – Baby born with lack of oxygen to brain because of delay in delivery. Life-time brain injury.
4. $800K – med mal – Physician failed to test patient's liver before and after prescribing drug as required. Resulted in patient's death.
5. $600K – assault and battery – Employee of business with history of being sexually inappropriate molested woman in store.
6. $600K – car v. school bus – School bus ran stop sign resulting in T-Bone collision. Client's leg suffered multiple fractures.