Tag Archives: Hanover County Circuit Court

Defendant hit middle car, which crashed into plaintiff’s vehicle – $200,000 Settlement (access required)

On May 4, 2013, the plain­tiff was driving his 2009 Ford F-150 southbound on US Route 1 (aka Washington Highway), and was stopped at the intersection with Kos­mo Village Drive waiting for oncoming traffic to clear so he could turn ...

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Auto-accident plaintiff admitted to second crash, prior back pain – $7,000 Verdict (access required)

This was a minor rear-end collision with only scratches to the plaintiff’s bumper. The damage to plaintiff’s car was worth about $750. The plaintiff claimed $59,804.42 in medical bills over a two-year period. Most of the bills were for diagnostic ...

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Plaintiffs claim earlier C-section would have prevented brain injury – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff mother, 39 weeks pregnant, presented to the hospital for an elective induction of labor on the evening of Aug. 9, 2011. Electronic fetal monitoring was initiated upon admission and continued throughout labor. The defendant OB/GYN treated the mother. ...

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Buyer Claims Seller ‘Diverted’ from Fraud (access required)

Plaintiff LLC has stated claims that defendants fraudulently induced it to perform a real estate purchase agreement by false representations regarding the nature and amount of real estate taxes and special assessments, and acted to divert plaintiff’s attention from the ...

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Bait & Switch? High court considers use of initial appraisal in road condemnation case (access required)


The Supreme Court of Virginia is considering the effect of what one lawyer called a “bait-and-switch tactic” used by the state highway department in road condemnation cases. The court could decide whether a jury in an eminent domain trial can ...

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Broker, Appraiser Rejected as Experts (access required)

In this suit by petitioning landowners against defendant VEPCO, a Hanover County Circuit Court excludes as expert witnesses for petitioners a real estate broker and a real estate appraiser to support petitioners’ claims about the impact of having high-voltage transmission ...

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Repairman killed in fiery head-on collision with drunk driver – $6,350,000 Verdict (access required)

The decedent was driving a flatbed truck loaded with a forklift at 12:30 p.m. when the defendant tried to cross a double solid yellow line and crashed head-on into the decedent’s truck. The truck then exploded into flames. The decedent ...

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