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WEBB v. RIVERS (59772)
WEBB v. RIVERS November 6, 1998 Record No. 980014 SIDNEY M. WEBB v. JASON W. RIVERS Randall G. Johnson, Judge Present: All the Justices FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND OPINION BY JUSTICE LEROY R. HASSELL, SR. In this appeal, we consider whether the trial court erred in striking the plaintiff’s…
WEBB v. RIVERS
WEBB v. RIVERS November 6, 1998 Record No. 980014 SIDNEY M. WEBB v. JASON W. RIVERS Randall G. Johnson, Judge Present: All the Justices FROM THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND OPINION BY JUSTICE LEROY R. HASSELL, SR. In this appeal, we consider whether the trial court erred in striking the plaintiff’s…
Shuttle driver for fraternity rolls car, injures passengers – $575,000 Verdict
This case stemmed from a one-vehicle accident involving college students on the way to an off-campus fraternity party. The driver lost control, the car rolled multiple times and the plaintiff was ejected from the vehicle. Alcohol was not a factor. The Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity ran a shuttle from campus to the party, but claimed…
Crash fails to delay honeymoon – $140,000 Settlement
Plaintiff, a 61-year-old male, was operating his 1995 King F8 box truck southbound on Route 123 at approximately 45 mph. Defendant, who had a blood alcohol content of 0.19 percent, was operating his 1999 Ford Taurus directly behind the plaintiff’s vehicle at a high rate of speed (at least 55 mph). Defendant failed to maintain…
Trial Report No. 95-T303, Negligence
Auto Accident – Rear-End Collision – Motorcycle – Alcohol – Punitive Damages Type of Action Automobile rear-ended a stopped motorcycle at an intersection Type of Injuries Severe contusions to left thigh, left knee and disc herniation at L3-4 Name of Case Franz v. Dillahunt Court/Case No. Loudoun Circuit Court, Law No. CL15092 Judge or Jury…
Retrial of trip-and-fall ends in $150K settlement
This case was previously tried to a defense verdict but successfully appealed and reversed by the Supreme Court of Virginia due to improper introduction of prior alcohol use by plaintiff that was irrelevant and overly prejudicial. Plaintiff tripped and fell on a dislodged metal drainage grate embedded in a sidewalk in a common area of…
Trip-and-fall settles for $150K
This case was previously tried to a defense verdict but was successfully appealed to the Supreme Court of Virginia, which reversed the verdict based upon introduction into evidence of prior alcohol use by plaintiff, which was irrelevant and prejudicial. Plaintiff tripped and fell on a dislodged metal grate that was supposed to be flush with…
Man settles crush injury in work-related crash – $175,000 Settlement
Claimant, an electri­cian driving home after work in company-as­signed work van struck and killed oncoming driver in head-on col­lision. Accident was on Route 30 in Suffolk, near NC border. Claimant claimed that his vehicle drifted into other lane when he was looking in side rear-view mirror. Opposing driver could not avoid claimant because drain ditch…
Punitives Are Struck In Hit-And-Run Accident
The Supreme Court of Virginia has reversed a punitive damages award to a couple injured by a hit-and-run driver. By a 5-2 majority, the court found that the John Doe driver was not “egregious” enough to warrant the $175,000 punitives award assessed by the jury. The driver, who apparently was intoxicated, hit the couple from…
Drunken driver hit with $3.5M verdict in Newport News
Plaintiff’s vehicle A middle school teacher who was severely injured by a drunken driver has been awarded $3.5 million by a Newport News jury. The verdict included $1 million in punitive damages against the defendant, who was 17 years old at the time of the crash. The plaintiff, Jennifer Rios, was represented by Virginia…

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