A wreck occurred as the plaintiff, a 52-year-old executive, was driving northbound on Dumfries Road in Fairfax County, a divided primary highway with a speed limit of 55 miles per hour. A landscaping company truck pulled out from a side ...Read More »
Verdicts & Settlements
Plaintiff was 16 years old when he underwent pectus excavatum surgery on Jan. 30, 2007, to correct a congenital deformity of the chest wall. During the surgery, the defendant provided anesthesia care. Plaintiff claimed that his blood pressure dropped extremely ...Read More »
Contributory negligence was at issue in this automobile accident case. Plaintiff suffered aggravation to pre-existing low back degeneration that had been operated on previously. [10-T-008] Type of action: Automobile accident Injuries alleged: Aggravation to pre-existing low back degeneration Name of ...
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On Jan. 24, 2006, Dr. Salvatore Culosi, a 37-year-old optometrist, was shot and killed outside his home by a Fairfax County SWAT officer while he was being arrested for sports betting. The police department knew that Culosi had no criminal ...Read More »
Plaintiff’s decedent was admitted to defendant’s adult assisted living facility on Oct. 22, 2008, at 11:45 a.m. for a five-day stay for respite care, with the following diagnosis: mild to moderate dementia and Alzheimer’s, right below-knee amputation with prosthesis, left ...Read More »
The primary issue in this case was disputed causation of plaintiff’s deep vein thrombosis. Plaintiff was an 18-year-old in a vehicle waiting to enter traffic on Route 29 from a business parking lot. Defendant’s tractor-trailer failed to notice traffic slowing ...Read More »
At the time of the accident, plaintiff was a 30-year-old mother of three. She was a passenger in a car waiting to turn left when it was struck from behind by a moving van traveling at a high rate of ...Read More »
This settlement was confidential as to all aspects of the case except for the nature of the injury and the amount. [10-T-194] Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Brachial plexus injury caused by shoulder-dystocia delivery Name of case: Confidential ...
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An on-duty Richmond police officer made an illegal U-turn into the plaintiff’s vehicle. Investigation disclosed the officer was not in “hot pursuit,” so the city ultimately agreed to settle the claim. The case was complicated by the plaintiff’s pre-existing cervical ...Read More »