Tag Archives: Pittsylvania County Circuit Court

Driver ran stop sign, plaintiff suffered concussion – $175,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was broad­sided by defendant who ran a stop sign. He had to be extricated from his vehicle but did not suf­fer any life-threatening injury. He was taken to the emergency depart­ment, evaluated and re­leased. He returned sev­eral hours later ...

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Judge rules landowner can deny access to easement – Motion to strike granted (access required)

In this case for injunctive relief, the plaintiff and defendant, who are brother and sister, had been deeded certain tracts of land. One tract, deeded to the plaintiff, contained the old family home in which the parties’ mother reserved a ...

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Injured truck driver resolves PI and workers’ comp claims – $831,000 Settlement and $369,619 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a resident of Pittsylvania County, owned and operated a cattle farm and a bed and breakfast after retiring from Pepsi Cola. To earn some extra money, he took a job transporting mail for a private contractor to the ...

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Lumber truck drops load in path of driver, passenger – $2,500,000 Settlement and $160,000 Verdict (access required)

Two women traveling in the same motor vehicle were injured when the defendant’s truck dropped its load of lumber directly into their path on a rural road in Pittsylvania County. Both parties filed suit against the trucking company. The 47-year-old ...

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