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Plaintiff suffered bowel leak following surgery – $850,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 45-year-old man who had managed the symptoms of diverticulitis conservatively with antibiotics for approximately 10 years. After a severe flare-up that required hospitalization, he was referred to the defendant general surgeon for consideration of sigmoid resection. ...

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Veterans, Unemployment Benefits Exempt from Creditor (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court dismisses a judgment creditor’s garnishment action against a debtor who has properly claimed exemptions in veteran’s benefits and unemployment benefits. The creditor cited as authority Roe & Assocs. v. White, No. CL 04S-1656, 71 Va. Cir. ...

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Discovery Ordered on Welder ‘Run Date’ (access required)

In this suit alleging wrongful death from injuries sustained when a gas-powered welder defendant manufactured exploded and emitted fiery gasoline, the Richmond Circuit Court denies defendant’s motion for a bill of particulars and orders defendant to provide the requested discovery ...

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Jury awards less than half of total medical damages – $8,000 Verdict (access required)

On Nov. 17, 2010, the plaintiff was driving her bicycle eastbound and the defendant was driving his vehicle westbound on W. Brookland Park Blvd. in Richmond. The defendant turned left on 3rd Avenue, but before he could complete the turn, ...

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Traumatic brain injury claim strongly contested at trial – $1,200,000 Verdict (access required)

In July 2009, the plaintiff was stopped at a red light when the defendant rear-ended her pick-up truck, totaling both vehicles and pushing the plaintiff into the car in front of her. The plaintiff was dazed and refused medical treatment ...

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A salvo after lawyers jump ship (access required)

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A Virginia law firm is trading charges in court with two former associates after the pair jumped ship and started their own competing law firm. The Boleman Law Firm PC filed suit Oct. 10 demanding $2.35 million from former employees ...

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