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Newport News Lawyers

Heath, Overbey, Verser & Old, P.L.C. offers a full range of legal services to individuals and businesses throughout Virginia. We provide individualized case strategies and a diligent attention to detail. Time and time again we have found that our unique strategy yields optimal results, no matter the nature or complexity of the case.

Focused on Personal Injury & Criminal Defense

Our Newport News attorneys are highly skilled in handling complex injury matters such as, car accidents, truck collisions, and wrongful death. In addition, our team of skilled criminal defense attorneys have built an immpressive reputation for handling DUI, drug crimes, and traffic violations.

Why Hire Us

Our exceptional track record of success has earned our partners numerous accolades. We have also achieved the highest rating of AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell. We can bring to your case this high level of dedication to legal excellence and client-focused care.

Additional Practice Areas

While the main focus of our firm is personal injury and criminal defense, we do handle a wide variety of other legal matters, including:

As a seasoned firm, no issue is too complex for us to tackle head on. Our goal is always to resolve your legal concern in the most efficient, cost-effective, and favorable manner possible. We respect the needs of our clients and take pride in offering only the highest level of professional service with integrity.

Whether we are representing injured individuals, business owners, or an individual who is facing criminal charges - our approach is always the same. We will prioritize your best interests every step of the way.

Our Results Speak for Themselves

  • $5,070,280 Auto Accident with TBI

    Settlement of automobile accident personal injury claim with traumatic brain injury.

  • $3,600,000 Auto Accident with TBI
    Settlement of automobile accident personal injury claim with mild traumatic brain injury.
  • $1,890,000 Auto Accident
    Settlement of automobile/truck accident personal injury claim involving low back injury.
  • $1,300,000 Wrongful Death
    Settlement of wrongful death claim involving 9 year old asphyxiated by a behavioral center counselor.
  • $956,000 Traumatic Brain Injury
    Jury Verdict in mild traumatic brain injury case arising out of a hit-and-run automobile accident ($800,000.00 in damages plus interest of $156,000.00).
  • $837,500 Auto Accident
    Settlement of automobile accident case involving head and neck injuries.
  • $750,000 Product Liability
    Settlement of products liability case involving forklift.
  • $705,000 Tractor-Trailer Collision
    Interstate collision with 18-wheeler resulting in multiple fractures and injuries.
  • $650,000 Auto Accident
    Settlement of automobile accident case involving low back injury.
  • $500,000 Car Accident
    Settlement of automobile accident case against United States government.

Our Commitment to Clients

  • Tough courtroom advocacy
  • Results-driven legal strategies
  • Candid and informative counsel
  • Prompt and personalized communication
  • Creative strategies tailored to your needs
  • Thorough examination and investigation of your legal situation

Don't Just Take Our Word For It
Hear From Our Past Clients

  • One of the best!!!

    “One of the best!!!”

    F.R.

  • Words cannot fully describe what an amazing attorney and advocate you will have in hiring Shawn Overbey.

    “My fiancé and I hired Mr. Overbey to assist us with obtaining primary physical custody and shared legal custody of his teenage son. Words cannot fully describe what an amazing attorney and advocate you will have in hiring Shawn Overbey. As a licensed attorney myself, I can speak to Mr. Overbey’s clear understanding of the law, his professional demeanor, and reputation amongst the legal community. As a client, I can attest that Mr. Overbey calms your fears, and coaches you throughout the process. I particularly appreciated how he provided us with realistic outcomes, expectations and next steps. This was extremely helpful when our initial request for an expedited hearing was not heard and we had to wait for a formal custody hearing. Understanding all of the possibilities helped us to strategically prowpare and not lose hope. I am pleased to report that my fiancé gained primary physical custody just as we set out to do. I would hands down refer anyone who is looking for a zealous advocate to Mr. Overbey. He will make a stressful process manageable and you will even have a few laughs along the way!”

    A.C

  • He is very highly recommended by retired Judges.

    “Mr Verser has represented me and family members in two cases. He is very highly recommended by retired Judges. I cannot say enough about how dedicated he is to recommending the best solution to a problem.”

    Frances

  • You ran circles around the other two lawyers.

    “Thank you for all you did to make sure truth won in our court case. You were knowledgeable, well prepared and an eloquent speaker.”

    T.E.

  • Their competence and skill demonstrated through the trial was nothing short of perfect.

    “Joe Verser and Harrison Powell handled my case with the utmost professionalism and compassion. I would highly recommend these lawyers and will not hesitate to use them again.”

    M.L.G.

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  2. Results-driven legal strategies
  3. Candid and informative counsel
  4. Prompt and personalized communication
  5. Creative strategies tailored to your needs
  6. Thorough examination and investigation of your legal situation
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