Tag Archives: Prince William Circuit Court

Counsel could say plaintiff was priest, but wearing habit and rosary nixed – $585,000 Verdict (access required)

Liability was admit­ted in this 2012 auto­mobile accident case. Plaintiff was 29 years old and studying to be a priest. Plaintiff was able to complete his studies on time to become a Catholic priest. His last treat­ment was in early ...

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Beneficiaries needn’t apply settlement cash to medical bills – $250,000 Settlement (access required)

On Aug. 1, 2013, decedent was a pedestrian crossing Chain Bridge Road at its intersection with Laughlin Avenue in a marked crosswalk with a walk signal when she was hit by a vehicle driven by the defendant. At the time ...

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Medical records proved plaintiff had no prior lumbar injuries – $350,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s vehicle was stopped on I-495 when the defendant’s van slammed into the rear of his pickup truck, causing extensive property damage. After receiving treatment at the emergency room later that same day for low back pain, plaintiff began experiencing ...

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Juries defy cliche of anti-immigrant bias (access required)

Your plaintiff is the family of a Mexican national from North Carolina, killed in an auto accident, and you’re stuck with a Virginia jurisdiction with a reputation for conservative jurors. If those circumstances sound daunting, consider a second case. Your ...

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Motorcyclist suffers permanent leg injury in intersection crash – $975,000 Settlement (access required)

The elderly defendant made a left turn directly in front of the plaintiff’s motorcycle. Plaintiff suffered a permanent partial impairment of the left leg (50 percent). Future medical care needs and loss of future earning capacity were vigorously contested. [11-T-027] ...

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