Type of action: Personal injury
Injuries alleged: Broken hip; hand lacerations
Name of judge or mediator: Judge Beverly W. Snukals (Ret.)
Date resolved: 1/18/2023
Special damages: $100,000 in medical bills
Verdict or settlement: Settlement
Attorneys for plaintiff: Glenn W. Pulley, Amanda M. Morgan and Jeffrey P. Miller, Lynchburg
Description of case: The elderly plaintiff, who was the primary caregiver for his disabled wife, was attacked by his neighbor’s dog, which caused him to fall on his driveway, breaking his hip and sustaining lacerations to his hand. The plaintiff was hospitalized for several days and underwent hip replacement surgery.
Amanda M. Morgan, counsel for the plaintiff, provided case information.