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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

  • $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.
  • $485,000 Car Accident
    Settlement of automobile accident case involving neck injury.

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

  • His personal contact and concern were refreshing given the common view of lawyers in our society.

    “Mr. Heath saw me immediately and got on the case, even though it was the busy holiday time. His personal contact and concern were refreshing given the common view of lawyers in our society. If ever I need an attorney again, it will certainly be Len Heath.”


  • I highly recommend this law firm.

    “I highly recommend this law firm. Joe Verser was my attorney and he provided exceptional legal advice and supported me throughout the entire litigation process. He explained exactly what to expect and delivered consistent customer service. He is friendly, easy to work with, and he truly cares about his clients. I am very pleased with the outcome of my case and I am thankful that I had such a great lawyer to represent me!”


  • I would wholeheartedly recommend him.

    “Leonard Heath is a phenomenal lawyer. Not only was he imminently approachable, he was meticulous in all areas of the handling of my case. ”


  • From our first meeting, we knew we were going to receive excellent legal representation.

    “Joe quickly put us at ease by explaining in detail, from a legal perspective, our options and what we should and should not expect. His demeanor in the courtroom was impressive. ”


  • He is absolutely the best in the business.

    “Len Heath represented me during a personal injury case. He is absolutely the best in the business. Would recommend talking to him if you need a good attorney.”