Virginia Lawyers Weekly//January 23, 2012
Virginia Lawyers Weekly//January 23, 2012//
Plaintiff was traveling through an intersection on a green light. The defendant ran the red light, causing the cars to collide with great force in the middle of the intersection. Plaintiff suffered broken bones in her left hand.
The case was tried in Prince William Circuit Court and the jury returned a verdict of $213,000.
Type of action: Personal injury – auto accident
Injuries alleged: Broken bones in left hand, including second and third metacarpal and fifth metacarpal
Name of case: McIntyre v. Ayala
Court: Prince William Circuit Court
Date: March 20, 2011
Special damages: $58,355
Verdict or settlement: Verdict
Attorneys for plaintiff: Thomas J. Curcio, Alexandria; Victor M. Glasberg, Alexandria
Attorney for defendant: Janet Cochran, Fairfax
Plaintiff’s expert: Dr. Khosrow Matini, plastic surgery, Alexandria
Defendant’s expert: Dr. Wylie Lowery, orthopedics, Woodbridge