Tag Archives: Orange County Circuit Court

Circuit Court Can Enforce Support Order (access required)

Although many circuit courts decline to exercise enforcement powers over JDR support orders and refuse to initiate contempt proceedings when support orders are on appeal to the circuit court, an Orange County Circuit Court says it has jurisdiction to enforce ...

Read More »

Passenger in work vehicle was injured when driver failed to stop – $875,000 Settlement (access required)

On March 12, 2014, the plaintiff was a front seat passenger in his employer’s vehicle, which was struck by a 2009 Honda Element that ran a stop sign. The plaintiff was transported by ambulance to U.Va. Hospital, where he was ...

Read More »

Plaintiff’s vehicle struck head-on on rural highway – $425,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 73-year-old woman, was traveling southbound on Route 20 in Orange County when the defendant’s vehicle, traveling in the opposite direction, swerved across the median and struck plaintiff head-on. Defendant was charged with and found guilty of reckless driving. ...

Read More »

Plaintiff’s symptoms stem from sleep apnea, defense argues – $100,000 Verdict (access required)

On July 17, 2006, the plaintiff was stopped on Route 20 at Pine State Road, waiting to make a left turn. Another vehicle was stopped behind him. The defendant was traveling at 45 mph when he rear-ended the second stopped ...

Read More »

Motorist alleges back injury in Orange County rear-ender – $450,000 Settlement (access required)

On Aug. 7, 2006, the 48-year-old plaintiff was stopped in a line of traffic when he was rear-ended by defendant Kenneth Rauch, who was operating his own pickup truck within the scope of his employment with defendant WIMCO. As a ...

Read More »