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Tag Archives: Albemarle County Circuit Court

Plaintiff suffered injuries when driver failed to brake in slowing traffic — $150,000 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Neck and back injuries including non-displaced fracture of C7 vertebrae and interspinous ligamentous sprains at C2-C3, C3-C4 and C4-C5 Name of case: Sullivan v. Penna Court: Albemarle County Circuit Court Case no.: CL19-1478 ...

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Woman sustained TBI, concussion in rearender – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was stopped in a left hand turn lane on Richmond Road in Albe­marle County when defendant struck the rear of her vehicle without warning. Although plaintiff did not lose conscious­ness and refused medical care at the ac­cident scene, plaintiff ...

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Podiatrist didn’t repair ankle properly – $225,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff experienced a trimalleo­lar ankle fracture as a result of a fall from a retaining wall. The defendant podiatrist repaired two of the frac­tures but did not repair the posterior malleolus fragment. Approximate­ly 18 months later the ankle migrated posteriorly ...

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Conservation easement yields tax credit – $10.6M Settlement (access required)

Landowner planned and had re­ceived most of the governmental approvals for a regional mixed-use residential development on 800 acres on the Northern Neck. Instead of im­plementing the plan, landowner conveyed a parcel to James Mad­ison University for educational programs and ...

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Court awards defendants $429K in attorneys’ fees and costs – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiffs brought a three-count complaint seeking $2.7 million related to purchase of a business from defendants. Claims included breach of contract and fraud in the inducement. Plaintiffs also sought recovery of attorneys’ fees pursuant to the parties’ contract. Defendants counterclaimed ...

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