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Monthly Archives: January 2010

Whitaker v. Henrich Schepers GMBH & Co. KG (access required)

Type of Case: Personal injury – longshoreman Court: Portsmouth Circuit Court Attorney: William D. Breit, Virginia Beach Summary: Longshoreman Sherman Whitaker fell seven feet through a catwalk to the deck of a vessel while unlashing cargo at Portsmouth Marine Terminal ...

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PBM Products LLC v. Mead Johnson & Company (access required)

Type of Case: False advertising Court: U.S. District Court, Richmond Attorneys: Harold Weinberger and Jonathan Wagner of Kramer Levin Naftalis and Wagner, New York City; Robert Redmond Jr., Richmond Summary: Mead Johnson & Company, the manufacturer of Enfamil, the market ...

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Royal v. Campbell County (access required)

Type of Case: Environmental damage Court: Campbell County Circuit Court Attorney: Charles L. Williams, Roanoke Summary: The owners of a manufactured home park sued Campbell County after tests showed that chemicals were leaking into the park’s drinking water from the ...

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Thorne v. Glick (access required)

Type of Case: Medical malpractice Court: Newport News Circuit Court Attorneys: William E. Artz and Andrew J. Waghorn, Arlington; Amberly Gibbs Hammer, Norfolk Summary: Twenty-five-year-old Leslie Thorne went to an emergency room about four months after delivering her first child ...

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Cox v. Gamache (access required)

Type of Case: Medical malpractice Court: Spotsylvania County Circuit Court Attorneys: William E. Artz and Andrew J. Waghorn, Arlington; Yvette Nageotte, Stafford Summary: Eleanor Browder died from cancer in April 2008, five years after a mammogram of a new lump ...

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Sanders v. John Crane Inc. (access required)

Type of Case: Product liability – mesothelioma Court: Newport News Circuit Court Attorneys: Robert R. Hatten, Hugh B. McCormick, Gary M. DiMuzio, William W.C. Harty and Erin E. Hieronimus, Newport News Summary: Retired Command Master Chief Gerald Gray died from ...

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Aichs v. Don B. Swisher Trucking Corp. (access required)

Type of Case: Personal injury – wrongful death Court: Albemarle County Circuit Court Attorneys: J. Gregory Webb, Kevin W. Ryan and M. Bryan Slaughter, Charlottesville Summary: A tractor-trailer ran a red light and struck the vehicle driven by 16-year-old Sydney ...

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Martin v. Wills (access required)

Type of Case: Medical malpractice Court: Prince Edward County Circuit Court Attorneys: Jonathan M. Petty and Timothy A. Litzenburg, Richmond Summary: A 36-year-old woman went to the emergency room of Southside Community Hospital about 11 hours after being injured in ...

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Zeng v. IKEA Virginia LLC (access required)

Type of Case: Premises liability Court: Fairfax County Circuit Court Attorneys: Edward L. Weiner, Lawson D. Spivey and Sandra M. Rohrstaff, Fairfax Summary: Five countertops leaning against a cabinet in the as-is section of IKEA fell on a 35-year-old woman ...

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