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Plaintiff’s seasonal employment at issue in p.i. case – $462,500 Settlement (access required)

This was a clear liability auto accident involving a school bus operated by the defendant. The bus ran a stop sign, striking the right side of the plaintiff’s car. She sustained multiple bruises, contusions, orbital fracture, facial soft tissue swelling ...

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Foot injury limited plaintiff’s employment opportunities – $300,000 Settlement (access required)

This case arose out of a motor vehicle accident which occurred on July 9, 2010, on Route 33 in Louisa County. The intersection was controlled by a stop sign which the defendant ran, thereby causing the collision. Liability was admitted. ...

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No expert fees when a nonsuit is taken at trial (access required)

When a plaintiff takes a nonsuit during trial, the defendant is not entitled to fees and costs for its expert witnesses, according to a Richmond Circuit judge. The nonsuit statute, Virginia Code § 8.01-380(C), permits the assessment of expert witness ...

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High court provides primer on preserving objections (access required)

A major brain injury claim that drew a small verdict from a Fairfax County jury provided an opportunity for the Supreme Court of Virginia to offer guidance to lawyers on preserving objections in a trial court record. The auto accident ...

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P.I. plaintiff succeeds on second try after mistrial – $200,000 Verdict (access required)

On March 31, 2010, the plaintiff, a 23-year-old resident of Virginia Beach, suffered injuries when his vehicle was forced off the road by an unknown motorist on I-64 and slammed into construction equipment parked on the shoulder. There was no ...

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