Carlton F. Bennett, Personal Injury Attorney in Virginia Beach, VA
Personal Injury Lawyer & Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer
Mr. Bennett is recognized as an expert in traumatic brain damage litigation, nursing home malpractice, and wrongful death cases. Mr. Bennett was co-counsel in the largest mild-traumatic brain injury verdict, $10.2 million, ever awarded in Norfolk Circuit Court. Mr. Bennett specializes in mild brain damage cases, but also handles moderate and severe cases. He has obtained numerous multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts for traumatic brain injury survivors, and other cases involving serious injuries.
Mr. Bennett is licensed to practice law in Virginia and Florida. He is a member of the Traumatic Brain Injury section of the American Association for Justice and is a member of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. He is board certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has an "AV" peer rating by Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest peer rating that an attorney may obtain. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America. Mr. Bennett is an active leader in the tidewater, Virginia area and nationally. He serves on the board of visitors of Old Dominion University; and the executive committee of ODAF, ODU's athletic foundation. He is a past National President of Theta Chi Fraternity and currently serves as president of the Theta Chi Fraternity Foundation. In 2015 Mr. Bennett was elected Chairman of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Long-Term Care section.