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Monthly Archives: January 2009

Judge to weigh Vick bankruptcy plan

Michael Vick’s lawyers return to bankruptcy court today with their revised financial disclosure statement. Last month, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frank Santoro ruled the first disclosure statement insufficient and ordered a new one. The court will also consider issues related to ...

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Real Estate – Contract – Fraud – Warranty Of Title

A defendant in this suit by plaintiff Bear Ridge Developers alleging it was deprived of 875 square feet of its commercial condominium due to improper placement of a wall between two condo units, may sue the third-party defendant bank for ...

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‘Developer’ not a dirty word in Chesterfield

Being linked to “developers” is not defamatory in Chesterfield County. Chesterfield County Circuit Judge Herbert C. Gill has dismissed a local businessman’s $1.35 million defamation suit against residents who opposed a sewer line the businessman supported by saying the businessman ...

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#36 (tie) – $1 million (access required)

Jones v. Big Roc Tool Type of Case: Wrist crushed by defective jack Attorneys: Irving M. Blank, D. Wayne O’Bryan, Richmond Summary: The wrist of a mechanic was crushed at a Hanover County truck stop when a jack failed and ...

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#36 (tie) – $1 million (access required)

Smith v. Blevins Type of Case: Fractured vertebra, ribs and arms from traffic crash Attorney: Fletcher W. Harkrader III, Charlottesville Summary: The subcompact vehicle of the 72-year-old plaintiff was hit by a pickup truck. She incurred $428,000 in medical expenses ...

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#36 (tie) – $1 million (access required)

Confidential Type of Case: Closed fractures to neck, internal injuries and separated shoulder in intersection crash between pickup truck and tractor-trailer. Attorney: Gregory S. Hooe, Tappahannock Summary: Plaintiff was a passenger in a pickup truck that was hit by a ...

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#36 (tie) – $1 million (access required)

Linkous v. Wood Type of Case: Intersection crash involving a car and a motorcycle Attorney: Jon Kurtin, Roanoke Summary: Plaintiff was injured when a car turned left at an intersection in front of the motorcycle on which she was riding. ...

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#35 – $1.05 million (access required)

Confidential Type of Case: Error in prescription for Coumadin Attorneys: Charles J. Zauzig III, Claire E. Keena, Woodbridge Summary: Plaintiff, an 80-year-old retired Navy officer, suffered a hemorrhage in the spinal canal that left him a paraplegic with no bowel ...

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#31 (tie) – $1.1 million (access required)

Confidential Type of Case: Failure to diagnose occult spina bifida Attorneys: William E. Artz, Andrew J. Waghorn, Arlington Summary: Infant was born with an appearance that suggested the possibility of occult spina bifida. A radiologist interpreted an ultrasound as ruling ...

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