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Chesterfield residents involved in single-car wreck in Arizona – $20,173 Verdict (access required)

The Spanish-speaking plaintiff was injured in a single-vehicle accident that occurred in Arizona. Both parties live in Chesterfield County. Plaintiff was taken by ambulance to the emergency room. He received no follow-up treatment. [15-T-050]   Type of action: Personal injury ...

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Court ordered insurance carrier to produce adjuster’s notes – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 64-year-old female, was walking in a parking lot to her car when she was struck by a vehicle. Plaintiff claimed she was in the marked crosswalk and defendant claimed she was not. Defendant talked to his insurance company ...

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Truck driver was not permitted to help supplier with loading – $800,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was employed as a supply clerk in Chesterfield. In August 2011, the defendant driver was in the course of his employment as a truck driver for a major national and international intermodal freight transport company, making a pick-up of ...

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Auto accident complicated prior cervical injuries – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a 52-year-old female, was exiting a private driveway onto Hull Street Road in Richmond when she claims the defendant ran a red light, thereby striking her vehicle. The defendant denied running the red light. The plaintiff was transported ...

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Elderly wedding guest injured by dance partner – $250,000 Settlement (access required)

On June 23, 2012, the 92-year-old plaintiff was injured while attending a wedding reception at a country club in the Richmond area. During the reception the defendant, a local doctor, repeatedly asked the plaintiff to dance. The plaintiff told the ...

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Children of same-sex marriages recognized (access required)


As Virginia federal courts grapple with the constitutional status of same-sex marriage, a more modest change has come quietly through orders in two Virginia circuit courts that recognize the parentage rights of same-sex couples. Each case resulted in a Virginia ...

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Three women injured in red-light rear-ender – $32,400 Verdict; $186,000 Verdict; $185,000 Settlement (access required)

The three plaintiffs were in a vehicle stopped at a red light at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Smoketree Drive in Chesterfield County. Defendant, traveling at more than 55 mph, rear-ended the plaintiffs’ vehicle without applying his brakes. Plaintiffs ...

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Patient died from sepsis after colon resection – Defense Verdict (access required)

This case involved a 43-year-old male with a history of recurring diverticulitis who underwent a laparoscopic colon resection performed by the defendant, a board certified colon and rectal surgeon, in March 2006. A colonoscopy performed earlier that month by the ...

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Defendant fled, then returned to scene after striking bicyclist – $290,000 Settlement (access required)

On April 2, 2012, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the plaintiff was riding his bicycle in the direction of traffic on the right-most edge of a two-lane road. The defendant, who had recently turned 18, struck the plaintiff on the rear ...

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