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Tag Archives: Alexandria Circuit Court

Man injured after tripping over crates at convenience store — $100,000 settlement

Type of action: Personal injury, slip and fall Injuries alleged: Ruptured bursa in elbow, contusions, sprains and strains of forearm and legs Court: Alexandria Circuit Court Date resolved: 9/30/2021 Special damages: $29,000 in medical expenses Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: ...

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Man hit in crosswalk by city employee – $2 Million Settlement

On Oct. 18, 2016, plaintiff Albert Weadon, then 78 years old, was crossing Mount Vernon Avenue in a marked crosswalk at its intersection with E. Oxford Street in the Del Ray section of Alexandria. Defendant Carol Layer, a City of ...

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Lawyer could not sue bankruptcy counsel

A patent attorney who was unhappy with his bankruptcy lawyer’s performance cannot sue the lawyer because his malpractice claim belongs to the bankruptcy estate, an Alexandria federal judge said on April 14. Embroiled in litigation from a failed venture with ...

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‘Same Transaction’ Test Saves Refiled Suit

A plaintiff who nonsuited her dental malpractice suit alleging nerve damage from a negligent root canal, but refiled her complaint with additional allegations, survives defendant’s plea in bar with the Alexandria Circuit Court’s application of the “same transaction or occurrence” ...

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Doctor sued for not doing surgery herself, calling for specialist – Defense Verdict

On Feb. 9, 2014, the defendant was serving as the on-call general surgeon for a local community hospital. She received three pages from an emergency medicine physician about a patient in the Emergency Department. During their first telephone call, the ...

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