Tag Archives: Judge T.J. Markow

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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Family fight: Seven suits in three different courts (access required)


Siblings who traded accusations over use of their mother’s money have spent thousands on legal fees, and the legal wrangling is still not over. A son is fighting with two sisters, both sides claiming the other breached duties under a ...

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Lawyer served wrong defendant three days before service date – $190,886 Verdict (access required)

This legal malpractice action arose out of an underlying personal injury action wherein the minor plaintiff (at the time of the motor vehicle collision) suffered facial lacerations and other injuries in a head-on motor vehicle collision. Defendant in the legal ...

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Ornamental bell falls on restaurant patron, causes brain injury – $1,200,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, a 46-year-old construction worker, was injured while eating dinner with a friend at the defendant’s restaurant. A four-pound ornamental clay bell that was attached to a metal display stand on top of the booth above the plaintiff detached ...

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Woman suffers from vertigo after her car is totaled in crash – $750,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a 54-year-old divorced mother of two children, ages 18 and 20, who worked as an accountant for a company in downtown Richmond. Following an accident on June 22, 2007, in which her car was totaled, she suffered vertigo ...

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