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Jury determines plaintiff’s back condition aggravated by crash – $113,522 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff experienced neck and back pain after an automobile accident on May 14, 2008. Defense admitted liability. The plaintiff had a history of prior back complaints and a chronic condition of scoliosis. It was stipulated that the plaintiff had not ...

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International exchange student injured in single vehicle crash – $50,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 17-year-old German exchange student living in Richmond, was a rear-seated passenger in automobile, operated by a friend with several other foreign student passengers. The car driven by the young defendant ran off the road for no reason, and ...

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Offer was upped pre-trial by $300, jury gives woman $53K – $53,000 Verdict (access required)

A 26-year-old former legal secretary and bartender was rear-ended on Sept. 15, 2010. Liability was admitted and there was significant property damage. Plaintiff was transported to the ER at St. Francis Hospital by ambulance. She had two follow-up visits with ...

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Midlothian’s Garrett gets one-year suspension (access required)

Midlothian attorney Stacy F. Garrett III, a former Richmond prosecutor, has been hit with a second one-year suspension of his law license. A three-judge panel of Chesterfield County Circuit Court ordered the suspension for Garrett, finding he failed to use ...

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Woman alleges negligence during hemorrhoid surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was a 39-year-old female who went to the defendant general surgeon with extremely painful Grade IV hemorrhoids in March 2005. He admitted her to the hospital and performed surgery the next day to remove the hemorrhoids. There was ...

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Ethics charges are filed over blog (access required)

Richmond lawyer Horace F. Hunter faces a June 10 disciplinary hearing before the Virginia State Bar on a charge that a blog on his law firm website does not carry a disclaimer. Hunter says the VSB’s demand for a disclaimer ...

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Testimony of expert challenged in chronic pain case – $650,000 Settlement (access required)

On Sept. 26, 2007, the plaintiff was operating a street sweeper on Charter Colony Parkway in Chesterfield County when he was rear-ended by a Ford Expedition. The police investigation revealed that Virginia Department of Transportation warning signs had been properly ...

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Woman becomes paraplegic after being rear-ended by van – $2,955,760 Settlement (access required)

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 ...

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