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Delay in treatment resulted in septic shock, death – $950,000 Settlement (access required)

On the afternoon of Jan. 23, 2018, the decedent, a 32-year-old mentally handicapped patient, presented to the defendant hospital’s emergency department via EMS. Due to patient volume, EMS transferred care of the patient to the hospital’s nursing staff in the ...

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Eleven-year med-mal saga ends in settlement – $850,000 Settlement (access required)

The malpractice occurred in 2007. Suit was originally filed in 2008. The case went to trial in 2011 and resulted in a defense verdict. The verdict was set aside based on alleged juror misconduct. The case was reset for trial ...

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Woman fractured elbow when driver veered into her lane – $295,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was driving a Toyota SUV northbound on S. Pickett St. in the City of Alexandria. Defendant, driving a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck southbound on S. Pickett Street, crossed double yellow lines and veered into plaintiff’s lane. Plaintiff swerved left ...

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Suit alleged obstetrician mismanaged delivery – $975,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a minor, filed suit alleging that an obstetrician mismanaged a shoulder dystocia delivery. Plaintiff alleged that the obstetrician should have recommended a Caesarean section which would have avoided the dystocia and the resultant brachial plexus injury. [19-T-120] Type of ...

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Amputation required after leg surgery – $4.5M verdict (access required)

On Sept. 4, 2016, Dwayne Kenney suffered a leg fracture from a motorcycle accident, which defendant Cyrus Kump, II, MD at OrthoVirginia in Richmond repaired by open reduction, internal fixation surgery on Sept. 8, 2016. On Dec. 16, 2016, Dr. ...

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Woman sued over issues with breast reconstruction – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff underwent a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy. She then underwent a two-stage breast reconstruction surgery using tissue expanders by the defendant plastic surgeon. Plaintiff alleged that the defendant failed to provide alternative surgical options, such as autologous-tissue reconstruction, and failed to ...

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Driver hurt when truck swerved into his lane – $7500,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant driving large work truck in Albemarle County swerved into plaintiff’s lane of travel and hit plaintiff head-on. Defendant claimed that he was swerving to avoid an animal in the roadway. [19-T-112] Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Multiple ...

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Med-mal case settles during trial – $1.9 Million Settlement (access required)

Wrongful death case involving claims of medical negligence against an anesthesiologist settles during trial for $1.9 million. [19-T-114] Type of action: Wrongful Death Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,900,000 Attorneys for plaintiff: Patrick Malone and Al Clarke, Washington, D.C.

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