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 »
Verdicts & Settlements
The plaintiff Virginia Brands is a cigarette manufacturer and produced cigarettes for the defendant Kingston Tobacco under a contract in which Kingston Tobacco agreed to pay for the cigarettes and associated regulatory charges incurred by Virginia Brands. After Kingston Tobacco’s ...Read More »
The 24-year-old decedent went to the defendant doctor with chest pain and a cough. He was diagnosed with chestwall pain and prescribed a narcotic pain reliever. The decedent returned the next day with complaints of increased chest pain and spitting ...Read More »
Plaintiff was a middle-aged woman who had immigrated to the United States as a young adult. She had received training and worked in fields as varied as bartending, clerical work, nail technician and real estate. Before the accident, she was ...Read More »
Defendant, a diabetic, caused a rear-end collision that resulted in a serious shoulder injury to the plaintiff. Counsel for the defendant pleaded sudden medical emergency in his answer to the complaint. In the course of pre-trial discovery, plaintiff’s counsel acquired ...Read More »
The case was a Federal Tort Claims Act claim brought against the government arising out of medical treatment provided by the Veterans Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn. The claimant had surgery to install a permanent pacemaker. The anesthesiologists failed to ...
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On Jan. 9, 2003, the plaintiff’s decedent, a 49-year-old park ranger with a history of neck and shoulder pain went to the office of the defendant, Dr. Prud’homme, with complaints of pain in his left shoulder and upper back. Based ...Read More »
L-3 Communication Services Inc., the prime contractor to a government contract, refused to pay interim variance indirect rate invoices to a subcontractor, Thomas Computer Solutions LLC (TCS), until the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) conducted a final audit. This stance ...Read More »
The 19-year-old decedent was riding an all-terrain vehicle when he encountered a wire cable that the Loudoun County Sanitation Authority had strung across a gravel roadway. Decedent apparently did not see the cable, struck it and died. The gravel road ...Read More »
The plaintiff was a 71-year-old mechanic working as an independent contractor for the defendant contracting company. On Sept. 24, 2007, the truck driver for the defendant returned to the garage with a dump truck that needed the air brakes adjusted. ...
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