Stephen Smith of The Brain Injury Law Center in Hampton, Virginia along with Edward Scher of Richmond, Virginia represented her in her lawsuit in the Circuit Court for the City of Hampton, Virginia.Smith, who is President of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia said ”Annette Ritzmann was living her dream by working as a Master cosmetologist and owning and managing a Day Spa and Salon with 25 employees. Miller Mart destroyed this dream. She lost her independence and pride”.Stephen M. Smith, the founder of The Brain Injury Law Center, has been litigating traumatic brain injury cases for more than 33 years. He won the largest personal injury verdict in Virginia history and the largest mild traumatic brain injury verdict ever awarded in the world. Included in the 2007edition of The Best Lawyers in America, Smith is licensed to practice in Virginia, New York and the District of Columbia. He is the only attorney from Virginia to ever be awarded a Diplomate status by the American Board of Trial Advocates and is listed in Who’s Who in American Law.Scher is also a member of the Executive Board of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia and is also listed in the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.