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Drunken driving auto accident settles in Virginia Beach
Defendant had blood alcohol level of .27. Defense argued plaintiff was contributorily negligent for attempting to make a U-turn on Clarkson Road. Plaintiff’s counsel argued contributory negligence is not defense to reckless/intentional actions of defendant. Judge ruled defendant was negligent as a matter of law. Type of action: Auto accident Type of injuries: Soft tissue…
Negligence – Auto Accident – Drunken Driver
Type of Action – Minor rear-end collisionpunitive damages Type of Injuries – Cervical soft tissue injuries Name of Case – Meadows v. Steelman Court/Case# – Circuit Court for City of Waynesboro; No.CL97-47 Judge or Jury – Jury Name of Judge – The Honorable Thomas H. Wood Special Damage – $6,713.70 medical bills Damages Awarded -…
Punitive damages claim leads to settlement
The case settled on the morning of trial in anticipation of preliminary motions involving punitive damages. The defendant had a blood alcohol content of 0.11 percent at the time of the accident and was hypoglycemic. Plaintiff’s evidence would have shown that the defendant had not eaten breakfast that day, nor significant food in the days…
ERISA Plan Covers Drunken Driver Death
Because an employee’s ERISA plan does not define “accident” for coverage of accidental death and dismemberment benefits, the 4th Circuit construes the plan in favor of coverage and says the widow of an employee with a .289 blood alcohol content who died in a one-vehicle accident is entitled to coverage for both AD&D benefits and…
Negligence – Auto Accident – Drunken Driving – Punitives
Type of Action – Negligence, Car Accident Type of Injuries – Acute cervical and lumbar strain Name of Case – Doss v. Berry Court/Case No. – Gloucester Circuit Court; No. 97-124 Judge – Judge Dixon Foster Special Damages – Medicals of $2,423.17 Amount of Damages – $25,000 in compensatory damages, and $100,000 in punitive damages…
Trial Report No. 96-T136, Negligence
Auto Accident – Drunken Driver – Punitive Damages Type of Action Auto Accident Type of Injuries Back injuries Name of Case Cregger v. Bowden Court/Case No. Roanoke Circuit Court, No. 770CL95000048-00 Judge or Jury Jury Name of Judge Judge Clifford Weckstein Special Damages $1,100 Damages Awarded or Settled Awarded Amount $15,000 compensatory damages; $45,000 punitive…
Mild brain case reaches settlement
This case arose out of a two-car accident in Richmond. The plaintiff was a middle-aged woman. Defendant Roe was a vice president of defendant Doe Corporation. The accident happened at 10:45 p.m. Defendant Roe had spent the evening at two local restaurants eating food and drinking alcohol with his boss (a more senior vice president)…
Trial Report No. 94-T286, Negligence
Auto Accident – Abdomen, Wrist & Scalp Injuries Type of Action Motor vehicle Type of Injuries Severe abdomen and wrist burns, scalp laceration Name of Case Thomas B. Brown v. Mark Vitteo Court/Case No. Fauquier Circuit Court, No. CL92-318 Judge or Jury Jury Name of Judge Judge Carleton Penn Special Damages $25,726 Damages Awarded or…
Negligence – Auto Accident – Pedestrian
Type of Action – Car striking pedestrian Type of Injuries – Broken Femur Name of Case – Armstrong v. Boyce Court/Case No. – Virginia Beach Circuit Court, CL96-150 Judge or Jury – Jury Name of Judge – Frederick Lowe Special Damages – $25,800 Amount – Defense verdict Attorney for Defendant – Fay F. Spence Plaintiff’s…
Negligence – Auto Accident – Drunken Driver – Neck Strain
Type of Action – Personal Injury – Drunken Driver Type of Injuries – Back pain Name of Case – Perry v. Taylor Court/Case No. – Augusta County Circuit Court Judge or Jury – N/A Name of Judge – N/A Special Damages – $1,528.10 in medical bills, no lost wages Awarded or Settled – Settled Amount…

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