Tag Archives: Judge Timothy J. Hauler

Policy limits paid in collision case – $100,000 Settlement (access required)

This case stemmed from a rear-end collision at an intersection. The plaintiff suffered a rotator cuff injury to the left shoulder. Defendant’s auto insurance policy limits were $100,000. All bills were paid by medical insurance; there was no lien. [13-T-107] ...

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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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Richmond judge files $1.7 defamation suit (access required)

Richmond Circuit Judge Melvin R. Hughes Jr. has filed a $1.7 million defamation suit against a Richmond weekly newspaper for publishing commentary suggesting he played courtroom politics with lawyers. The suit against The Richmond Voice came after the newspaper published ...

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Recusal can be a touchy moment for a lawyer (access required)

It can be a ticklish and touchy moment for a lawyer: the judge in a case has a conflict and needs to pass the file to a colleague. But whether, and how, to ask a judge to recuse herself can ...

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UIM carrier takes over defense of brain injury case – $320,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was injured on July 19, 2007, when his 1992 Ford pickup truck was rear-ended on Route 1 near Osborne Road in Chesterfield. He was stopped in traffic when the defendant hit him from behind while driving a 2005 ...

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Causation an issue in low-impact collision – $117,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was involved in a low-speed, rear-end collision, which the plaintiff described as a “bump” on Oct. 30, 2005. There was little to no visible property damage. Defendant and her passengers all denied being aware that the defendant’s vehicle touched ...

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