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Automatic door closed on patient, resulting in death — $375,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Brain hemorrhage caused by blunt force trauma Name of judge or mediator: Judge James C. Hawks (Ret.) Date resolved: 9/7/2022 Special damages: $46,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $375,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Carlton F. Bennett, Virginia Beach Description of case: Jane Doe, age 78, presented for treatment at a healthcare facility. As she was ...