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Since 2000, our team at Weiner, Spivey & Miller has fought for our injured clients to receive the compensation they deserve for their injuries and losses. Whether through settlement negotiation, mediation or wins in the courtroom, our focus is unwavering. We help our clients begin to rebuild their lives.

  • $3,200,000
    Falling Countertops Crush Customer at "Big Box" Store
    Shirley was 30 years old, weighed 105lbs and was a former gymnast. She was shopping at a Big Box retailer, when five large countertops, weighing more than 350 pounds, fell on her. The countertops had been propped against a wall and were improperly ...
  • $2,040,000
    Intelligence Officer Suffers Permanent Injuries in Collision
    Don's work in the intelligence community required that he be in top physical shape. At 30 years old, he regularly took a 3-5 mile run before work, biked 5 miles to work, took an intense bike ride with colleagues over lunch, and biked 5 miles home. ...
  • $1,400,000
    Swimming Champ Suffers Multiple Orthopedic Injuries in Head-On Crash
    When he was 56 years old, Peter was ranked third in the U.S. and fifth in the world in his age group for a 50-meter butterfly. He had set a record in backstroke in competition only three days before his car was struck head-on in a collision. Peter's ...
  • $1,300,000
    Pedestrian Pinned to Building Wall by Elderly Driver
    Connie was on the sidewalk in front of an office supply store in Maryland, when an elderly driver mistakenly put her car in drive instead of reverse. The car jumped the curb and hit Connie, pinning her against the building. Her injuries included ...
  • $1,300,000
    Commercial Truck Accident Causes Permanent Injuries
    James was a passenger in a car traveling through an intersection on a green light. The defendant truck driver was traveling in the opposite direction and was looking at his cell phone. The truck driver turned left, directly into the path of the car ...
  • $1,100,000
    Motorcyclist Killed in a T-Bone Collision
    Michael was riding his motorcycle one afternoon. The road was straight and dry. He was traveling within the speed limit and had the right of way (e.g., no lights or stop signs). The defendant pulled out from a side road, directly into the path of ...
  • $1,000,000
    92 Year-Old Pedestrian Struck by a Delivery Truck
    On Christmas Eve afternoon, 92-year-old Nate left home for his daily ritual -- a 1.5-mile walk in Reston. As he stepped off the curb into the crosswalk (on the “Walk” signal), he was struck by an express delivery truck making a right turn. Nate was ...
  • $1,000,000 (including 500k from Defendant)
    Wheelchair-Bound Pedestrian Struck in Crosswalk
    Since childhood, Michel suffered from a genetic neuromuscular disorder, which left him unable to sit upright independently or use his limbs. Through hard work, at 29, Michel had become a successful attorney working for an international bank in ...
  • $825,000
    Drunk Driver's Actions Result in Coma and Death
    Richard was making a quick trip to the bank when a drunk driver pulled out directly in front of him from a side street. Richard couldn't stop in time and the two cars collided. While initially, Richard seemed fine, he collapsed at the scene just ...
  • $800,000
    Man Driving Commercial Truck Causes Crash
    Juan's car was T-boned, when the driver of a commercial truck attempted to make a left-hand turn without the right of way. Juan suffered a severe fracture of his femur (thighbone). Through mediation, Ed Weiner and Lawson Spivey negotiated a ...
  • $734,000
    Repairing the Shattered Dreams of a Young Mother
    Vanessa and Michael were the proud parents of a 6-year-old boy and his 9 month-old brother, who was about ready to walk. Vanessa had returned to work when the baby, Tyler, was 7 months old. One Sunday in May, Vanessa went to the local mall to buy new ...
  • $650,000
    Principal of a School for Disabled Children Killed After Truck Failed to Yield
    Sara was a retired college professor and principal of a school for disabled children. Though she was 87, Sara was very active. She had recently won an award for volunteer tutor of the year and took Pilates classes every week. She was very involved ...
  • $625,000
    Seven Year Old Dies as a Result of Medical Misdiagnosis
    Seven-year-old Margo arrived at a hospital ER with severe stomach pains. After an X-ray, she was diagnosed with ileus, a general malfunctioning of the gastrointestinal tract, and was discharged. The following day, Margo’s symptoms were worse and her ...
  • $575,000
    Fraternity "Shuttle Driver" Rolls Car, Injures Passenger
    Helen, a college freshman in Virginia, had received a large scholarship for rowing. One Saturday night, Helen was invited to a party at a fraternity, which ran a “shuttle service” to transport students to their off-campus parties. The shuttle drivers ...
  • $550,000
    Pedestrian Struck in Crosswalk by Drunk Driver
    Amanda, 60 years old, was an avid runner and participated in marathons periodically. Her work as a military contractor involved extensive international travel. She and her husband were walking in a crosswalk in Old Town Alexandria when Amanda was ...
  • $500,000
    Dog Bites Pool Repair Man
    When Phil arrived to inspect and repair a pool house, the property owner escorted him into a fenced area in the back of the house. The owner's dog, which the owner knew to be dangerous and have a propensity to bite strangers, was loose. The dog ...
  • $500,000
    Unsafe Construction Practices Results in Loss of Life
    In preparation for a family wedding, Gill and his wife hired a design and construction company to install an additional staircase between their first and second floors. The construction company failed to properly cover and secure the opening on the ...
  • $495,300
    Taxi Passenger Receives Jury Award for Injuries from Collision
    Walter was a passenger in a taxicab, which was struck by a Metro bus. Walter suffered a detached retina in his left eye and two herniated discs in his back. Surgery was required to repair his eye but ultimately resulted in the formation of a ...
  • $390,000
    Septic Company Held Liable for Crash
    Samuel's car was T-boned (struck broadside) when the defendant driver of a tanker truck ran a red light and collided with Samuel's car. He suffered severe back and neck injuries. He was in significant pain, his doctors advised against surgery. The ...
  • $300,000
    Struck By Car While Jogging
    While our 36-year-old client, Cal, was jogging, a passing car jumped the curb onto the sidewalk and struck him. Cal suffered multiple fractures to his left leg. Before being injured, he was extremely active. Cal's injuries have limited his ...
  • $300,000
    Oncoming Driver Loses Control After Risky Move
    Lori was 49 years old and was a professional dog walker. She had clients across Metro D.C. On a cold January evening, Lori was driving on MacArthur Boulevard in Maryland. Traveling in the opposite direction was a young man in a hurry. After using a ...
  • $275,000
    Defendant Driver Claims Coughing Fit as Cause of Accident
    Bradley was a married father of two. He had been a teacher in the Fairfax County Public Schools for over 20 years. Outside of work, he enjoyed running and coaching his son's baseball team. While driving home from school one day, Bradley was struck ...
  • $250,000
    Man Hit by Car While Counter Protesting White Supremacists in Charlottesville
    Sayeed was 20 years old in August 2017. He was a peaceful participant in a counter-demonstration at the "Unite the Right" white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. James Alex Fields intentionally drove his car into the crowd, killing Rose Heyer. ...
  • $250,000
    Woman Hurt on Bus When Wheelchair Tips Over
    Though Violet was 74 years old and had been in a wheelchair for several years, she remained active. She loved to cook and grew beautiful indoor plants and flowers. Violet was a frequent client of a local van service, which specialized in transporting ...
  • $225,000
    Woman Mauled by Dog
    Rose, 69, loved walking in her neighborhood. As she left her home one afternoon, she was attacked and mauled by a neighbor’s pit bull, which had a long history of getting loose. The dog bit Rose on her neck, ear, upper arm, forearm, and hand. Some of ...
  • $214,000
    Plaintiff Prevails Against Defendant's "Sudden Illness" Defense
    Jane had just reached a stop sign at an intersection when a car came from a side road and struck her car. Jane’s ribs were broken. She suffered a concussion, cuts, and severe bruises to her head. The defendant claimed that he had blacked out and ...
  • $210,000
    Young Bicyclist Loses Life After Saving Another
    Adam, a college freshman, and his girlfriend, Clare, were riding their bikes on the Washington & Old Dominion Bike Trail on a Saturday morning in the spring. The defendant’s car jumped the curb, entered on to the trail, and came straight towards ...
  • $205,000
    Woman Stepped on Unsecured Water Meter Cover
    Jean was an event planner, specializing in the organization of large festivals. While walking her dog before work one morning, she stepped on a small water meter access cover in the grass median near the curb. The metal cover was not properly ...
  • $200,000 + House Owned by Driver of Boat
    Boat Propeller Severs Water Skier's Arm
    Rachel was in the water with her 10-year-old niece, when she noticed that the boat they had been skiing behind was headed directly for them. She called out and waved, but couldn’t get the driver’s attention. Rachel pushed her niece out of the boat’s ...
  • $175,000
    Rear-End Crash Causes Further Injury
    Carmen was 52 when her car was rear-ended on Route 28. She suffered four herniated discs in her back, which were diagnosed within weeks of the collision. More than a year after the accident, lumbar herniations were discovered during physical therapy. ...
  • $175,000
    Rear-End Crash in Shenandoah County Results in Surgery
    While stopped to make a turn on a two-lane road, Sean was rear-ended by a driver traveling at approximately 45 m.p.h. Sean was initially treated at the ER for a strained back and shoulder, but a week later developed weakness and tingling in his right ...
  • $165,000
    Rear-Ender Leads to Torn Disc and Back Surgery
    Louis, a 66-year-old gentleman with a long history of back problems, was waiting at a red light in Manassas when he was struck from behind by a driver who was looking at his GPS. The impact tore a disc in Louis' back, resulting in nerve compression ...
  • $155,000
    Fraternity Held Liable for Misconduct
    Richard, a college sophomore, wanted to join a fraternity on his campus in Northern Virginia. During fraternity “hazing”, Richard and other “pledges” were driven from Fairfax to campus in Charlottesville for a middle-of-the-night “race." The pledges ...
  • $150,000
    Pedestrian Injured in Crosswalk
    Lana was crossing a major intersection in the crosswalk. She had the “Walk” signal. The defendant driver was making a right-hand turn at the intersection and struck Lana. She suffered a fractured foot, which required surgery, as well as cuts and ...
  • $140,000
    Grandmother Injured in Head-On Collision
    Julia, age 70, had traveled from South Carolina to visit her grandchildren in Loudoun County. She was a passenger in her son's car, which was stopped at a red light, when a car traveling in the opposite direction slammed into her son's car head-on, ...
  • $135,000
    Fall in Grocery Store Results in Permanent Injury
    Chelsea slipped and fell on a wet floor in the refrigerated aisle of a grocery store. A store employee had been seen stocking refrigerated products at the exact same location, immediately before Chelsea fell. There were no "floor cones" or warning ...
  • $125,000
    Pedestrian Struck and Killed by "Daydreamer"
    Sofia was an elderly and beloved "lunch lady" at a local middle school. She was crossing the street in the crosswalk on her way to work early one morning when she was struck by a car and thrown into oncoming traffic. Sofia was struck by two ...
  • $125,000
    Driver in Reverse Front-Ends Car Behind
    Kristen, a 49-year-old paralegal, and weapons instructor was a passenger in a vehicle stopping at a traffic signal in Reston. She was on her way to her second side job as a pet sitter. When the driver of the car in front of her did not stop in time, ...
  • $110,000
    Rear-Ended by Distracted Nanny
    Cathy, age 40, was badly injured when the car she was driving was struck from behind on Route 66, not once, but twice by the same driver. The defendant driver, a young woman filling in for the regular nanny, was distracted by one of her charges in ...
  • $110,000
    Rear-Ended By Uninsured Driver
    Deanna was rear-ended on Route 7 in Great Falls by a driver who was talking on his cell phone. The police charged the other driver with failure to properly maintain control, as well as driving without a license and driving an uninsured vehicle. ...
  • $100,000
    Student Cyclist Struck by Passing Car
    Mike, a student at George Washington University, was biking to class, when an impatient motorist, honked his horn and tried to pass him on crowded K Street in downtown D.C. Mike was forced into a row of parked cars, where he struck the side-view ...
  • $100,000
    Tragic Crash While Brother at the Wheel
    Andres, a 42-year-old married father of five, was a hard worker who loved to play soccer on Sundays. Andres was a passenger in his brother's car after a game, when his brother, who driving under the influence, lost control of his car and crossed the ...
  • $100,000
    Head on Collision Kills Newlywed
    Sharon and Justin met as undergraduate jazz musicians. After graduating, they earned Master’s Degrees, then returned to the DC Metro area to be closer to their families. They got married and played jazz gigs around the region. One afternoon, Sharon ...
  • $100,000
    Music Teacher T-Boned by Dump Truck
    Matthew, a music teacher, was stopped at a traffic light in Sterling, Virginia. When his light turned green, he and another driver next to him turned side-by-side onto Route 7. A dump truck belonging to a landscaping company ran a red light and ...
  • $97,500
    High-Schooler Crashes into Car After Failing to Clear Frost from Windshield
    Jenny, a manager at a local pharmacy, was on her way to work one morning. She was crossing Fairfax Boulevard on a green light when she was T-boned at full speed by a 17-year-old on his way to school and who had run the light. Jenny's car was pushed ...
  • $90,000
    Home Owners Association Responsible for Fall on Icy, Untreated Parking Lot
    It had snowed in Gail's neighborhood. While her community's parking lot had been plowed, the snow was left in piles around the community mailboxes. Neither salt nor sand was spread on the exposed pavement. The next morning, when Gayle was going back ...
  • $90,000
    Multi-Vehicle Collision Results in Pelvic Fractures
    Elena was driving her 17-year-old son to school as she often did. This particular morning, however, the glare of the sun was so bright that she had to slow her vehicle and ended up being rear-ended by another sun-blinded driver. Elena and the other ...
  • Confidential Settlement
    Poor Medical Care Takes a Young Woman's Life
    Laura was a junior in college -- a biology major. Her dream was to become a pediatric dentist. Only Laura’s closest friends knew that she had sickle cell disease (SCD). SCD is a blood disorder that reduces the amount of oxygen being delivered ...
  • Confidential
    Failure to Diagnose Results in Leg Amputation
    While hospitalized after surgery, Charlie called for nurses because his lower left leg felt cold. The nurses reported to two different doctors that Charlie was losing sensation in his leg. Both failed to diagnose that a large clot had lodged in an ...
  • Confidential Settlement
    Motorcyclist Struck and Killed After Pulling Over to Use His Cell Phone
    Lawrence was an experienced motorcyclist. While traveling on Rt. 66 one evening, he pulled off on to the shoulder to make a cell phone call. His flashers were on. The defendant driver, whose eyes had been dilated by her doctor as part of her ...
  • Confidential Settlement
    Illegal Left Turn by Rideshare Vehicle Injures Motorcyclist
    Jimmy had the right of way (green light), while riding his motorcycle through an intersection in Richmond. A rideshare driver, traveling in the opposite direction, made an illegal left turn directly in front of Jimmy. The collision launched Jimmy ...
  • Confidential, Six Figure Settlement
    Incomplete Appendectomy Causes Potential Lethal Infection
    After undergoing a routine appendectomy, Linda was discharged from the hospital. She continued to have extreme pain in her abdomen and returned to the surgeon multiple times for follow up. Each time, the surgeon told her that she was “still healing”. ...
  • Confidential
    Customer Falls Due to Lack of Handrail
    Angela, age 73, slipped on a wet step outside of a clothing store in the parking lot of a local strip shopping center. In violation of building codes, the step did not have a handrail. Angela fell hard, fracturing her kneecap and shoulder. Ed Weiner ...
  • Confidential Settlement
    Breach in the Standard of Care Results in Nursing Home Injury
    Eunice was 85 years old and was still doing crossword puzzles on most days. After several falls and broken bones, however, she realized that she was unable to care for herself and moved into a nursing home near her daughter. While Eunice was ...
  • Confidential Settlement
    Car Struck by an 18-Wheeler on I-81
    Cara was driving on I-81 when a loaded tractor-trailer crossed into her lane and struck her car. The truck ripped off the hood of Cara’s car and pushed the car into the median wall. Cara was knocked unconscious. She suffered a severe concussion ...
  • Confidential Settlement
    Woman Killed by Snowplow in Parking Lot
    Helen had just found a perfect birthday gift for a family friend. As she left the store and entered the crosswalk to her car in the shopping mall parking lot, she was struck and run over by a snowplow. The snowplow driver was cutting across the lot ...
  • Confidential Settlement
    Woman Killed by Snowplow in Parking Lot
    Sally had just found a perfect birthday gift for a family friend. As she left the store and entered the crosswalk to her car in the shopping mall parking lot, she was struck and run over by a snowplow. The snowplow driver was cutting across the lot ...
  • Confidential
    Woman Dies After Medical Personnel Mishandle Post-Surgical Complication
    George and Alice had been married for 52 years. Alice was a social worker, preparing to join George in retirement. Their life was filled with social activities and vacations to visit their grandchildren. Alice and George had purchased tickets to ...
  • Confidential
    Rideshare Vehicle on Cruise Control Crashes into Vehicle at Toll Plaza
    Marie arrived from overseas to Washington, D.C. for a 5-day government conference. A 28-year-old married mother of two, she was thrilled to see our nation's capital and delighted to see family members here in the States. After a happy reunion at an ...