Moody, Strople, Kloeppel & Higginbotham

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Practice Areas

  1. FELA
    1. Railroad Worker's Injuries
  2. Whistle-Blower Protection
  3. Personal Injury
  4. Product Liability
  5. Trucking Accidents
  6. Asbestos
  7. Mesothelioma
  8. Nursing Home
  9. Toxic Tort / Chemical Exposure
  10. Railroad Crossing Accidents
  11. Motorcycle Accidents
  12. Medical Malpractice
  13. Wrongful Death
  14. Traumatic Brain Injury
  15. Medical Devices
    1. Hip Implant
    2. Vaginal Mesh
  16. Pharmaceuticals
    1. Accutane
    2. Actos
    3. Antidepressants and Birth Defects
    4. Avandia
    5. Bard Composix Kugel Mesh Patch
    6. Duragesic Pain Patch
    7. Fosamax
    8. GranuFlo / NaturaLyte
    9. Morcellator Surgical Device
    10. Nuva Ring
    11. Ortho Evra
    12. Reglan
    13. Risperdal
    14. Steroid Injections for NECC
    15. Testosterone Drugs
    16. XARELTO
  17. Occupational Disease Division
    1. Asbestos
    2. Cumulative Trauma
    3. Diesel Fumes

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The Moody Law Firm, Inc. is a Virginia law firm headquartered in Portsmouth, VA. Our attorneys specialize in legal representation for accidental injury victims and other practice areas in which we provide client representation (please see list at left). For fifty years, injured railroad workers have benefited from our legal representation under the Federal Employer's Liability Act (FELA). We are well established, nationwide, as a law firm whom injured railroad workers and their families hire for aggressive and cutting-edge legal representation, combined with compassionate guidance through the complex process of litigation.




The Moody Law Firm extends our deepest condolences to the victims as well as their family and friends.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved
in and affected by the derailment.

AMTRAK: Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 derailed north of Philadelphia late Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Recent news reports indicate that eight people were killed in the crash and hundreds were injured....

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XARELTO - A lawsuit filed against Bayer and Janssen alleges that XARELTO is linked to severe and/or fatal bleeding events because the patient's blood does not properly clot, allowing uncontrollable hemorrhaging to occur even from seemingly minor cuts. The lawsuit further alleges that the defendants did not properly warn patients about the lack of an antidote to XARELTO, which could result in uncontrolled bleeding. If you or a loved one took XARELTO that resulted in the complications identified herein, please click on READ MORE below for the details and side effects.

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Risperdal, an anti-psychotic medication, has been found to cause abnormal breast development in male patients, an often painful and irreversible condition known as gynecomastia. The ailment affects boys, adolescents and adults and is caused by an increase in the hormone prolactin among users of Risperdal, which is normally used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and autism in children. If you or a loved one took Risperdal that resulted in abnormal male breast growth, please click on READ MORE below for the details and side effects.

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MORCELLATOR Surgical Devices Used in Hysterectomy Surgery Could Spread Cancer! The power morcellator devices used to shred or cut up large masses of tissue during hysterectomy procedures so the material can be extracted through small incisions present very dangerous situations to patients if cancer cells are present at the time of the surgery. Why? The surgical device can actually spread the cancerous cells to other parts of the woman‚Äôs body causing the potential spreading of fatal cancer elsewhere. If this treatment applies to you or your loved ones, please click on ‚ÄúREAD MORE‚ÄĚ below for more details

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New research has found that testosterone treatments for men could cause an increased risk of stroke, heart attack or even death.

Although these drugs were marketed in a variety of ways including direct to consumer advertising and television commercials, they failed to reveal a major risk of suffering a heart attack after taking a testosterone drug. Many patients taking testosterone drugs are experiencing serious cardiovascular injuries, including, heart attacks and strokes.

Concerns about the reckless marketing of testosterone treatments that resulted in prescriptions to men without any real need, recent research suggests that some men may face a higher risk of serious and potentially life-threatening injury from testosterone drug side effects.

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Featured Legal Service:
Asbestos Mesothelioma Lawsuits
From the Mesothelioma Lawyers at The Moody Law Firm

It is critical to obtain a deposition of the individual with any type of mesothelioma including malignant mesothelioma, pleural mesothelioma, peritoneal mesothelioma, or pericardial mesothelioma as soon as possible after diagnosis of the disease. This is important in order to preserve the first hand testimony of their work history and exposure to asbestos products. The first thing that must be done is to gather a detailed work history from the individual to identify work sites and time frames of exposure. Then a detailed analysis of the various types of asbestos products they worked around or with at each of the workplaces must be performed. Unfortunately, many mesothelioma victims may have already died before The Moody Law Firm is retained. In this case an investigation to identify and obtain statements from co-workers must occur as soon as possible.

Mesothelioma cancer is frankly one of the most devastating diseases imaginable and currently there is no cure for mesothelioma. Let our dedicated and experienced mesothelioma attorneys ensure you or your family receives the best financial settlement available. Contact us today.

DePuy Hip Recall :
Recall and Patient Lawsuits
From the Product Liability Lawyers at The Moody Law Firm

On August 26, 2010, DePuy Orthopedics, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, announced the recall of its hip implants known as the ASR XL Acetabular and ASR Hip Resurfacing systems due to a defect in the design making it extremely difficult for even the best surgeon to properly implant the cup in a position that ensures long-term functioning. The DePuy ASR hip was implanted in 93,000 patients worldwide.


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The Moody Law Firm and Willard J. Moody, Sr. are listed in the 2011 editions. This marks the sixth time for inclusion in these publications.

Statement of Practice Summary:
General Civil and Criminal Trial Practice in all State and Federal Courts. Negligence, Federal Employers Liability Act: FELA, Railroad Accidents and Injuries, Railroad Crossing Accidents, Railroad Liability, Railroad Safety, Personal Injury, Mesothelioma Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Workers Compensation and Products Liability Law.


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