Richmond, VA (PRWEB) November 11, 2011
Marks & Harrison, a Virginia personal injury law firm that has served the state’s accident and injury victims for more than 100 years, has earned the highest ranking possible in the 2011-2012 “Best Law Firm” rankings by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®.
Marks & Harrison has been placed in Tier 1 for Richmond Plaintiffs’ Personal Injury Litigation in the recently released rankings, which evaluate a law firm’s expertise, responsiveness, cost-effectiveness and civility as well as whether the firm deserves to be recommended for its work.
The national recognition follows the naming of Marks & Harrison partner John C. Shea as Richmond’s 2012 Personal Injury Litigation Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year for Richmond by Best Lawyers®, and the listing in Best Lawyers® of both Shea and Marks & Harrison attorney Gregory S. Hooe in the area of personal injury litigation.
Established in 1911, Marks & Harrison represents clients who have been injured or killed as the result of tractor-trailer, car or motorcycle wrecks. The firm also helps individuals asserting claims for workers’ compensation, Social Security disability, premises-related injuries, medical malpractice, products liability and pedestrian injuries.
The firm’s Virginia personal injury attorneys have developed particular expertise in handling catastrophic injury cases, such as those involving spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and wrongful death.
It marks the second year that U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have teamed up to issue the “Best Law Firms” rankings. According to U.S. News, the rankings are based on evaluations from clients and lawyers along with additional information provided by the firms. The rankings are broken into 75 different practice areas, while as many as 119 practice areas are represented in rankings that are arranged by metropolitan area.
One of the largest personal injury firms in Virginia, Marks & Harrison has its headquarters in Richmond. The firm also features eight other offices located throughout Virginia in the cities of Petersburg, Louisa, Charlottesville, Tappahannock, Hopewell, Staunton and Fredericksburg as well as an office in Charleston, West Virginia.