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Hatten Continues Streak on Largest Verdicts List

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

For the seventh year in a row, a verdict by attorney Robert Hatten, of Patten, Wornom, Hatten, and Diamonstein, has been recognized by Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s annual compilation of...

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Virginia Proclaims Sept. 26 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The mesothelioma attorneys at our law firm are pleased to announce that Virginia has become the 11th state to pass a permanent proclamation establishing Sept. 26 as Mesothelioma Awareness Day. The...

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$8.47M Verdict Scored for Asbestos in Newport News

Thursday, March 22, 2012

In February, a jury handed down a $9.18 million verdict to the family of John Bristow, a retired shipyard worker who died from mesothelioma. The plaintiff claimed that Bristow contracted mesothelioma...

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Newsweek Names Robert Hatten a ‘Leader in Asbestos Law'

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Patten, Wornom, Hatten and Diamonstein is pleased to announce that Robert R. Hatten will be featured in Newsweek Magazine’s showcase of the top “Leaders in Asbestos Law.” The...

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Virginia Lawyers Weekly Names $25M Asbestos Verdict Among Largest of 2011

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Virginia Lawyers Weekly has named the $25 million asbestos verdict recovered by Patten, Wornom, Hatten and Diamonstein as one of the largest in the state for 2011. The suit involved a former ship...

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John Crane Hit with $9 Million Jury Verdict, Held 100 Percent Accountable for Damages

Monday, February 20, 2012

The mesothelioma lawyers at our firm are pleased to announce that we have recovered a $9.18 million jury verdict in a case involving a retired shipyard worker who died as a result of mesothelioma. The...

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Hatten Again Honored with Exclusive Recognition from Super Lawyers

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Robert R. Hatten has again been chosen as a Super Lawyer, a title given to only 5% of all practicing attorneys. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice...

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Best Lawyers Selects Hatten as Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the Year

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Robert R. Hatten as the "Norfolk Best Lawyers Personal Injury Litigation Lawyer of the...

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Asbestos Documentary Questions Present Day Use of the Mineral

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

On September 26th, the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) will be livestreaming a documentary titled Breathtaking. A personal investigation into present day use of asbestos, the...

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$25M Exxon Verdict 13th Highest in the Last 25 Years

Friday, July 22, 2011

Virginia Lawyers Weekly Magazine is reporting that the $25 million verdict won by Robert R. Hatten, William W.C. Harty, and Hugh B. McCormick, III of Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein on March...

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THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT REQUIRE ALL ATTORNEYS TO MAKE THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT AND DISCLAIMER TO THEIR CASE RESULTS. SETTLEMENT AND VERDICT IN ALL CASES DEPEND ON VARIOUS FACTORS AND CIRCUMSTANCES, WHICH ARE UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. THEREFORE, PAST RESULTS IN CASES ARE NOT A GUARANTEE OR PREDICTION OF SIMILAR RESULTS IN FUTURE CASES WHICH PATTEN, WORNOM, HATTEN & DIAMONSTEIN AND ITS LAWYERS MAY UNDERTAKE.

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