Daniel Renfro

Top rated Workers' Compensation attorney in Richmond, Virginia

Renfro & Renfro, PLLC
Daniel Renfro
Renfro & Renfro, PLLC

Practice Areas: Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Virginia since: 2007

Education: The Thomas M. Cooley Law School

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021
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Renfro & Renfro, PLLC

11600 Busy St
Suite 203
Richmond, VA 23236 Visit website


Daniel Renfro is a founding partner of Renfro & Renfro, PLLC, in Midlothian, Virginia. Mr. Renfro represents clients throughout Virginia in workers' compensation and personal injury cases.  He has represented the injured in workers compensation and personal injury claims for over a decade, and has co-counseled multi-million dollar settlements for his clients.

Mr. Renfro earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Indiana State University and went on to graduate from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan. He has been admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Virginia since 2007 and is also licensed before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Virginia.

Mr. Renfro has taught other attorneys about workers' compensation in Virginia, and has taught criminal procedure at the collegiate level.  He has also been a speaker at workers' compensation conferences for Commonwealth Contractors Group Self-Insurance Association and for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.  

Mr. Renfro has been recognized as one of the best workers' compensation attorneys in Virginia, receiving the "10 Best" Award for the American Institute of Legal Counsel, and was selected as a rising star by Super Lawyers in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Practice areas

Workers' Compensation: Claimant, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 50% Workers' Compensation: Claimant
  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2007, Virginia

Professional Webpage: https://www.renfrolegal.com/team/daniel-renfro/

Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Guardian ad litem for infant settlements.
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Speaker - Commonwealth Contractors Group Self-Insurance Conference - "Effective Use of a Panel of Physicians" - Oct. 2016
  • As a featured speaker at the VTLA annual Workers' Compenation Conference, taught other attorneys about occupational diseases., Speaker, Occupational Diseases, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Speaker -Virginia Trial Lawyers Association - "Peeling Back the Curtain on Uninsured Employer's Fund Cases: What Claimant's Lawyers Don't Know" - Nov. 2015
  • Speaker - Commonwealth Contractors Group Self-Insurance Conference - "Effective Use of a Panel of Physicians" - Oct. 2015
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Eagle Scout - Boy Scouts of America
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • Commonwealth of Virginia - 2007
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • Eagle Scout - Boy Scouts of America, 1998
  • Psi Chi - National Honors Society for Pscyology Majors, 2002
Educational Background:
  • Indiana State University - Bachelor of Science in Psychology, 2003
Representative Clients:
  • Wallace v. Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, Civil Action No. 3:21cv111 (E.D. Va. 2022) - The Court granted plaintiff's motion for partial summary judgement on her negligence per se count finding that (1) the defendant owed plaintiff a duty of care "owed by a premises owner to an invitee;" (2) in running afoul of the Virginia Maintenance Code, defendant violated a statute enacted for public safety; (3) plaintiff belonged to a class of persons for whose benefit the Virginia Maintenance Code was enacted;" and, (4) Plaintiff's injury "is a harm of the type against which the Virginia Maintenance code was designed to protect. This is the first reported case finding the Virginia Maintenance Code applied to protect out of state residents., 2022
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • $2,250,000.00 Settlement - Premises liability case with an injury resulting from an air compressor whose air was not properly regulated resulting in a tire explosion., 2023
  • $878,500 Settlement - Premises Liability, Trip and Fall Renfro & Renfro settled a trip and fall premises liability case for $878,500, where the defendant asserted contributory neglience and argued the plaintiff's medical treatment was not related to her accident., 2022
  • $450,000 Settlement - Premises Liability, Handicap shower bench collapse Renfro & Renfro settled a premises liability case where a shower bench collapsed while being used by a handicapped plaintiff.  The case was defended on contributory negligence and the causal connection of plaintiff's medical treatment., 2022
  • $256,000 Settlement - Workers' compensation claim for a truck driver who injured his back while unhooking his trailer., 2023
  • $249,000 Settlement - Workers' Compensation claim for a hernia., 2011
  • $175,000 Settlement - Workers' compensation claim involving a toe injury for a grocery store employee, 2023
  • $150,000 Settlement - Workers' compensation claim invovling a county worker who injured his back while moving a 55 gallon drum from his truck., 2023
  • , Virginia Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2023
  • , Virginia Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2021
  • , Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2021
  • , Virginia Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • , Virginia Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • Virginia Rising Star, Super Lawyers, 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • 10 Best Workers Compensation Attorneys, American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2017
  • 10 Best Workers Compensation Attorneys, American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2018
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2018

Office location for Daniel Renfro

11600 Busy St
Suite 203
Richmond, VA 23236

Phone: 804-905-9689


2 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2023 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2021

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