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Tag Archives: Chesterfield County Circuit Court

Driver pursued by police killed man in hit-and-run – $250,000 Settlement (access required)

The decedent was driving with his wife as the front pas­senger through an intersec­tion on Midlothian Parkway in Chesterfield County when another vehicle, driven by the defendant, entered the intersection at a high rate of speed and struck their vehicle. ...

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Court to weigh job protection law for service members (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia will consider whether a federal law designed to protect civilian jobs for part-time military service members applies to state employees. The court has agreed to review the decision by a Chesterfield County judge who denied ...

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Jury out nine minutes in Chesterfield car wreck case – Defense Verdict (access required)

This accident occurred on Labor Day weekend in 2014 at the intersec­tion of White Pine and Belmont Roads in Chesterfield County. Damage to both vehicles was severe and both parties left the scene by ambulance. According to the defendant and ...

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Plaintiff’s pre-existing medical conditions worsened after accident – $1,375,000 Settlement (access required)

On Jan. 22, 2013, the plaintiff was operating his 2004 pick-up truck home from a meeting in Surry County. As he was driving westbound on James River Drive, a 2012 Ford traveling eastbound on James River Drive suddenly came across ...

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No Temporary Injunction on Noncompete (access required)

A Chesterfield Circuit Court denies a company’s motion for a temporary injunction against its former employee who has gone to work for a competitor in plaintiff’s suit alleging misappropriation of “trade secret” customer lists and tortious interference with contract. Plaintiff ...

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Plaintiff agreed to carrier’s last offer following mediation – $42,500 Settlement (access required)

The 78-year-old plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle making a left turn at a controlled intersection. The defendant was making an opposing right turn. Both drivers claimed to have had a green turn arrow. The defendant’s vehicle struck the ...

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Plaintiff claims timelier procedure would have prevented brain injury – Defense Verdict (access required)

This case involved a 39-year-old married police officer with two young sons. For a few weeks, the decedent had been struggling with headaches that had caused him to come home from work early on several occasions. The headaches were accompanied ...

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