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Arlington Circuit Court

Mar 21, 2022

Lawyer suffered cardiac arrest, death ­after epidural steroid injection — $2.35M verdict

Type of action: Medical malpractice; wrongful death Injuries alleged: Vegetative state and death Name of case: Estate of Michael Eisenstein v. Advanced Spine and Pain, PLLC Court: Arlington Circuit Court Case no.: CL 1900351900 Tried before: Judge Name of judge or mediator: Judge William Newman Date resolved: 12/17/2021 Demand: $2,350,000 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: […]

Aug 2, 2021

Plaintiff struck by vehicle, injured while crossing street in Arlington — $135,000 verdict

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Concussion, facial lacerations, hearing loss Name of case: Weddel v. Shirhattikar Court: Arlington Circuit Court Case no.: 20-2183 Date resolved: 7/6/2021 Special damages: $10,200 in medical expenses Offer: $17,000 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: $135,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Ryan Quinn, Arlington Insurance carrier: Progressive[...]

Sep 28, 2020

Plea agreement to felony drug charges rejected

The court rejects a written plea agreement that provides for a suspended $100 fine as the sentence for two felony drug charges: possession with intent to sell, give or distribute 50 pounds of marijuana and 400 cartridges of hashish oil. Overview After Hartley was arrested at Reagan National Airport with a large quantity of drugs, […]

Aug 17, 2020

‘Nolle prosequi’ motion granted in marijuana case

Where the commonwealth asserts that it has insufficient evidence to prosecute defendant for possession of marijuana, this is good cause for the court to exercise its discretion and dismiss the case by granting the prosecutor’s nolle prosequi motion. However, arguments that prosecuting the case is an inefficient use of resources, and that possessing marijuana does […]

Apr 20, 2020

Pedestrian hit by ‘sunblinded’ driver — $135,000 settlement

On the morning of July 16, 2018, plaintiff was a lawful pedestrian crossing N. Edison Street at the intersection with Carlin Springs Road in Arlington when he was struck by defendant, who was driving a motor vehicle eastbound on Carlin Springs Road. Plaintiff suffered a broken nose, a fractured rib and a facial laceration. By […]

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