Author Archives: Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Intestine was cut during gallbladder surgery – $975,000 settlement (access required)

Because of ongoing abdominal pain, plaintiff planned an elective cholecystectomy in September 2017. Instead, because of pain associated with gallbladder disease, plaintiff’s surgery was moved up and the counseling physician’s surgical partner was scheduled to perform the procedure. Plaintiff had ...

Read More »

Man unable to return to work after accident – $900,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, who was a tractor-trailer driver, was rear-ended by another tractor-trailer while exiting the interstate. He suffered lower back injuries and aggravations of pre-existing injuries. He could not return to work and required treatment, including surgery. [19-T-135] Type of action: ...

Read More »

The trials of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day.  A time to relax and reconnect with family. Ah, family. You love to see them come, and you’ll never admit how much you love to see them go. You prepare for Thanksgiving dinner as meticulously as you prepare ...

Read More »

Stephens is named to DRI board (access required)

Richmond attorney E. Ford Stephens has been named a National Director of DRI-The Voice of the Defense Bar. Stephens currently serves on the DRI Insurance Roundtable Steering Committee. He has been a member of DRI for 32 years. He has ...

Read More »