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 »
Verdicts & Settlements
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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Defendant owns and operates a Corvette repair and restoration facility, Tidewater Corvette Inc. In 1999, the plaintiff purchased a used 1969 Corvette and asked defendant to install an engine and brakes system and otherwise make the vehicle “road ready.” In ...
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Plaintiff was crossing the street at night in a dimly lit area with no traffic controls when he was struck by defendant’s vehicle. There was a better lit and traffic light controlled intersection 200 feet away. Plaintiff was wearing dark ...Read More »
Plaintiff was a citizen of another country visiting the United States on a visa. He was riding a bicycle on the right-hand side of a two-lane road, heading toward an intersection with another two-lane road. There was a stop sign ...Read More »
Plaintiff’s decedent was admitted to defendant nursing home facility on June 13, 2003, with the following diagnoses: congestive heart failure; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; osteoporosis; spinal stenosis; anxiety disorder and Alzheimer’s Disease at the age of 87. While a resident ...Read More »
On May 27, 2008, the plaintiff was traveling in a westerly direction on Bellevue Avenue and stopped at the intersection with Brook Road in the City of Richmond. The defendant was traveling east on Bellevue Avenue. The plaintiff’s light turned ...Read More »
Plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident. Liability was vigorously disputed. Plaintiff suffered a severe traumatic brain injury. He underwent a partial frontal lobectomy after four weeks in a medically induced coma. The plaintiff’s personality and cognitive abilities were ...Read More »