THOMAS M. HENDELL
GENERAL COMMERCIAL LITIGATION | MEDICAL MALPRACTICE | MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISIONS
About Thomas M. Hendell
In addition to his litigation practice, Tom Hendell is registered agent and corporate counselor for numerous business entities. Tom assists clients in all stages of forming, maintaining and dissolving business entities, and he provides guidance and representation on everyday business matters like employee issues, purchases and sales of assets, and dealing with administrative agencies. Tom Hendell handles all manner of business disputes in court as an adjunct of his corporate practice.
When he is not practicing law, Tom enjoys spending time with his family, playing music, alpine and pedestrian sports, and gardening.
Tom Hendell has a general civil litigation practice with a focus on major injury. He began his legal career at the law firm of Dunton, Simmons & Dunton, LLP in White Stone, Virginia, where, like all new associates, he represented indigent criminal defendants along with his other clients. Tom built on those first experiences in court to represent all manner of clients in civil litigation, from injured persons, to owners, banks, contractors, and beyond. Tom Hendell returned to Charlottesville in 2015 to try cases with Tom Albro, whom many consider the greatest trial lawyer in Virginia. He is guided by the belief that most clients know exactly what is most important about their stories, and it is his job to listen, learn, and help them present their best case. Tom Hendell exclusively represents injured persons in injury cases.
My Primary Objective
My primary goal is to learn about what is important to my client and to work with them to advocate for their best possible result.
ARTICLES FEAT. THOMAS M. HENDELL
articles feat. Thomas m. Hendell
Virginia’s Deadman’s Statute:
One Hundred Years Old and Very Much Alive in Virginia Jurisprudence
What Practitioners Can Teach Academics About Tort Litigation –
The Plaintiff’s Perspective in Medical Malpractice Litigation
jouRNAL OF TORT LAW
VOLUME 13, ISSUE 2
Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Volume 27, Number 4, 40
FOR THOMAS M. HENDELL
GENERAL COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISIONS
Wrongful death action against pediatrician for failure to diagnose or treat infant’s staph infection
Wrongful death action against gastroenterologist for non-indicated ERCP
resulting in duodenal perforation, sepsis and respiratory failure
Wrongful death action against owner, developer, traffic engineer and others
responsible for the negligent design of an intersection in a shopping center
Medical malpractice claim against nurses who negligently failed to turn
incapacitated patient, resulting in preventable Stage 4 sacral pressure ulcer
Breach of contract claim against builder of complete home renovation and
Personal injury action against truck driver who caused multiple-vehicle collision, injury client truck driver
Medical malpractice claim against orthopedic surgeon for negligent postoperative
management of dural fistula and application of negative pressure to spinal drain, resulting in cerebellar infarction