Virginia Lawyers Weekly//November 20, 2023
Virginia Lawyers Weekly//November 20, 2023//
Type of action: Wrongful death
Injuries alleged: Death
Name of case: Williams v. City of Richmond, et al.
Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division
Case no.: 3:22-cv-00762
Tried before: Mediation
Date resolved: 4/18/2023
Verdict or settlement: Settlement
Attorneys for plaintiff: Makiba A. Gaines and Olga Rollins, Virginia Beach;
Stephen Teague, Newport News
Description of case: A police officer ran a red light and T-boned a vehicle carrying two teenagers. Both teenagers died. Evidence suggests the officer may have been using his lights, siren and air horn before the collision.
Plaintiff’s counsel’s law firm provided case information.