Quantcast
Home / 2009 (page 370)

Yearly Archives: 2009

#7 – $2.38 million (access required)

Bell v. Myers Type of Case: Wrongful death Court: Chesterfield County Circuit Court Attorneys: Thomas E. Albro, R. Lee Livingston, Charlottesville Summary: The 38-year-old decedent died seven weeks after he went to his primary care physicians with complaints of indigestion ...

Read More »

#6 – $2.8 million (access required)

Titsworth v. Howard Brothers Inc. Type of Case: Automobile crash Court: Caroline County Circuit Court Attorneys: Steven M. Frei, Laura J. Johnston, Reston Summary: Plaintiff began having seizures three months after the van in which he was a passenger was ...

Read More »

#5 – $3.5 million (access required)

Franklin v. Feeny Type of Case: Bunion surgery Court: Roanoke Circuit Court Attorney: Patrick T. Fennell, Roanoke Summary: Plaintiff contended that a podiatrist was negligent in performing bunion surgery. After the surgery, the woman had such severe pain that an ...

Read More »

#4 – $4.39 million (access required)

Koonce v. John Crane Inc. Type of Case: Asbestos, mesothelioma Court: Newport News Circuit Court Attorneys: Robert R. Hatten, J. Conrad Metcalf, Hugh B. McCormick III, William W.C. Harty, Erin E. Heironoimus, Newport News Summary: Plaintiff was diagnosed with mesothelioma, ...

Read More »

#3 – $4.75 million (access required)

Meng v. The Drees Company Type of Case: Toxic mold injuries from negligently constructed home Court: Loudoun County Circuit Court Attorneys: David Hilton Wise, James P. Lukes, Fairfax Summary: A couple contended that mold in their new $900,000 home sickened ...

Read More »

#2 – $10.2 million (access required)

Zoll v. Werner Enterprises Inc. Type of Case: Traumatic brain injury Court: Norfolk Circuit Court Attorneys: Stephen M. Smith, Hampton; Edward E. Scher, Richmond; Carlton F. Bennett, Virginia Beach Summary: A woman who had been disabled by a brain injury ...

Read More »

#1 – 15.2 Million (access required)

Worldwide Network Services LLC v. DynCorp Int’l LLC Type of Case: Racial discrimination Court: U.S. District Court, Alexandria Attorneys: Michele A. Roberts, Anthony T. Pierce, Debra A. Drake, Washington Summary: An all-white jury found that DynCorp International LLC was motivated ...

Read More »

Contract – Construction – Arbitration – Nonsignatory

Homeowners who signed a contract with a now-defunct corporation must arbitrate their claims against the defendant husband-and-wife owners of the corporation, even though defendant owners did not sign the contract, a Fairfax Circuit Court says in a case of apparent ...

Read More »

Massive immigration fraud alleged in Hampton Roads

The feds say a criminal organization took in $11 million for supplying illegal workers to hotels and other businesses. The Virginian-Pilot reports that 22 suspects were were arrested and brought into U.S. District Court yesterday. According to the indictment, the ...

Read More »

General Assembly kicks off today

Legislators expect to focus on the budget and, according to a Media General report, the lawmakers are finding plenty to criticize in Gov. Kaine’s spending proposals.

Read More »