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Tag Archives: Negligence

Carrier Payments to Medical Expert Admissible (access required)

In this personal injury suit in which defendant has admitted liability for an auto accident, the Roanoke U.S. District Court will admit plaintiff’s evidence showing that defendant’s medical expert has received $524,045 in fees from defendant’s carrier, State Farm, as ...

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Rear-End Collision Goes to Jury on Contrib (access required)

In plaintiff’s personal injury action against the driver of a semi-trailer truck that rear-ended her SUV on Interstate 81 in Frederick County, traveling during snow and freezing rain, the Harrisonburg U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion for summary judgment alleging ...

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Driver was on ‘special errand’ for employer at time of wreck – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

Shortly after leaving work on his motor­cycle, plaintiff was struck by defendant’s late model luxury sedan. He suffered se­rious orthopedic injuries but enjoyed a good recovery. Defendant driver carried a liability policy worth less than the cost of his vehicle. ...

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