Practice Areas

Car Accident Injuries & Deaths

Car accident statistics show that Virginia roads and highways aren’t getting any safer for Virginia drivers. More than 55,000 car accidents resulted in personal injury in Virginia in 2003, with 942 deaths resulting in those accidents. For injured Virginians living in and around Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Caroline County, Stafford and King George, Virginia attorney John P. Harris III can help you gain restitution for your injury. Contact John P. Harris III today for help with your car accident injury.

Drunk Driving Injuries & Deaths

Drunk driving is perhaps the worst form of negligence, especially when it leads to serious personal injury for an innocent person. Unfortunately, drunk driving is also the most common form of negligence. In Virginia in 2003, 361 people were killed as a result of drunk driving, and 7819 were injured. For injured Virginians living in and around Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Caroline County, Stafford and King George, Virginia attorney John P. Harris III can help you gain restitution for your drunk driving injury.

Truck Accident Injuries & Deaths

Although truck accident and bus accident injuries and fatalities occur with much less frequency than car accidents, truck accidents and bus accidents often result in gruesome injuries and deaths. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration governs the conduct and safety of truck companies, bus companies and the drivers that man those vehicles. The consequences for misconduct or violations of safety procedures are steep, and victims have rights to compensation

Nursing Home - Abuse & Neglect

While abuse of the elderly and infirm is not unique to Virginia, assisted living facilities in the state do set the national standards for horrific treatment, abuse and neglect of the elderly. Fredericksburg attorney John P. Harris III helps families fight back against this injustice to their loved ones. Please call John today for a review of your loved one’s case.

Medical Malpractice Claims

John P. Harris III represents residents living in or near Fredericksburg, Stafford, Caroline and King George County in cases of medical malpractice, giving his clients the most realistic outlook for their case. John has represented clients against some of the area’s largest and most prestigious hospitals, medical centers and clinics in cases of staff infections, anesthesia errors, surgical errors, aneurisms, internal bleeding and other clear cases of medical negligence.

Dog Bite

If you are bitten by a dog, get treatment then talk to a lawyer. The lawyer will tell you that you are entitled to be compensated for your injuries.

Slip and fall or trip and fall

Slip and fall and trip and fall cases in Virginia are very difficult. They can however be won.  Slip and fall and trip and fall cases are very difficult unless there is an invitation to enter the premises. The invitation can be an implied invitation to enter the premises. An example of this would be a store that is open to the public. An example of an express invitation to enter the premises would be when someone says something like "come on in".   The owner is require to keep the property reasonable safe and to fix problems he knows about or should know about. 

ATV Accidents - Three wheelers and Four wheelers

Three wheel and four wheel ATV's easily overturn causing serious injuries.

FELA Claims: Don’t Let Your Employer Railroad Your Rights!

When Virginia railroad workers sustain injuries on the job, they have unique legal rights under a 1908 law known as the Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA). Choose an experienced and independent attorney to review the circumstances surrounding your railroad injury, and pursue punitive damages directly against their employer. Choose John Harris.