Stevens & Franklin Recognized for Accomplishments

Brie Stevens and Tripp Franklin were recently recognized for their accomplishments at the Augusta Bar Association meeting.

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Estate Planning Seminar

Fran Gomez and Nick Dudley recently led a discussion on practical estate planning ideas at a seminar.

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Virginia Super Lawyers Names Two Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC Attorneys to their Annual List

Two Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC attorneys have been named Virginia Super Lawyers for 2024.

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Donald E. Showalter Retires From Practice

After nearly 59 years, Donald E. Showalter has decided to retire from his law practice.

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I Got In A Car Accident. Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

After a car accident, it can be overwhelming to figure out what to do next. A big decision you face is whether to hire a personal injury attorney or not. Here are a few advantages to hiring a lawyer when faced with an unexpected car accident.

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How To Choose A Car Accident Lawyer

Finding the best car accident lawyer can be daunting. There are so many law firms to choose from, and they’re all in commercials and on billboards. So how do you choose the right one? Follow these steps to get started.

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How Can A Personal Injury Lawyer Help You After A Car Accident?

Car accidents leave you vulnerable physically, emotionally, and financially. Learn five ways a WAW personal injury lawyer can help you if you’ve been injured in an accident.

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In September 2019, the Plaintiff, a 67-year-old retired farmer, was seen by the defendant gastroenterologist for evaluation of his then-asymptomatic Crohn’s colitis. The Plaintiff had a historical allergy to sulfa drugs based on a childhood reaction to a sulfanomide antibiotic, which was noted in his medical records. The defendant gastroenterologist made the decision to prescribe […]

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Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver Promotes Brie Stevens To Partner

STAUNTON, VA – The Virginia law firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver, PLC is proud to announce the promotion of a new partner at the firm, Briana (Brie) Stevens.

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Psychiatric Malpractice/Suicide Case Settled for $1,000,000

In the spring of 2020, a 46-year-old man with a history of well-controlled anxiety and depression began to experience an increase in his anxiety due to COVID-19 pandemic-related job and financial fears. His mental health declined over the course of a month, with his passive suicidal ideations progressing to suicidal gestures and attempts, including an […]

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The Best Lawyers in America Names 8 Attorneys to their Annual List

Eight attorneys with over 300 years of combined experience were named in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 edition. Selected by their peers, the attorneys were recognized in…
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Waterbury Appointed Interim Town Attorney

Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver is pleased to announce that the Town of Mount Crawford recently appointed Ashley Waterbury to serve as its interim Town Attorney. Wharton Aldhizer…
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Ginger T. Chapman Joins WAW

The law firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is pleased to announce that Ginger T. Chapman has joined the firm. Ginger T. Chapman received her J.D. from Roger Williams…
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Virginia Super Lawyers 2017

Five Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC attorneys have been named Virginia Super Lawyer/Rising Stars for 2017.  Four attorneys were named Super Lawyers, which is an annual publication…
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Bar Honors Late Attorney – Daily News-Record Article

Local Bar Honors the Late George R. Aldhizer, Jr. - By Pete DeLea - March 25, 2017 HARRISONBURG — George Raymond Aldhizer Jr. worked hard at everything he did. He was known…
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2016 Legal Elite Attorneys

Virginia Business Magazine has named 14 WAW attorneys to their Legal Elite list for 2016 in the following areas of law: Jeffrey R. Adams – Taxes/Estates/Trusts/Elder Law Derek…
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Hodge and Yoder Named 2017 “Lawyers of the Year”

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Glenn M. Hodge as the “Charlottesville Best Lawyers Real Estate Law Lawyer…
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Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC ranked in 2017 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, for the seventh consecutive year, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC has been ranked in…
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Humphreys and Pangle Join the Firm

The law firm of Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC is pleased to announce that Alexandra E. Humphreys and Lucas I. Pangle have joined the firm. Alexandra E. Humphreys received…
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Lauren R. Darden Named YMCA Board President

The News Virginian Article - September 4, 2016 Lauren Darden has always been a big fan of the Waynesboro YMCA, and she has always aimed to do her part. Now even more so. Darden,…