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Tag Archives: Auto Accident

Plaintiff suffered neck strain in chain-reaction interstate crash — $600,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Neck strain and mild traumatic brain injury Name of case: Hammond v. Duke Court: Virginia Beach Circuit Court Case no.: CL19-2537 Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge Thomas Shadrick (Ret.) ...

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Motorcyclist injured after defendant attempted to turn around on interstate — $283,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury – motorcycle accident Injuries alleged: Tibia and fibular shaft fractures and medial malleolus ankle fracture. Emergency surgery included intramedullary nailing of right tibia and open reduction and internal fixation of right medial malleolus fracture. Date ...

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Cyclist struck by SUV while crossing Norfolk intersection — $490,385.61 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Automobile and bicycle accident Court: Norfolk Circuit Court Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: William Moore Special damages: Past medical bills of approximately $123,880.87 and approximately $33,645.30 in claimed future medical expenses Verdict or settlement: ...

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Driver found not liable for injuries in red light accident — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Auto accident/personal injury Injuries alleged: Plaintiff claimed orthopedic injuries to neck and shoulder (resolved) as well as permanent lumbar spine injuries Court: Stafford County Circuit Court Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Joseph J. ...

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Postal worker unable to work after being injured in crash with tractor-trailer — $570,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Tractor-trailer crash with injuries Injuries alleged: Complex regional pain syndrome in lower extremities, lumbar and cervical spine pain, radiofrequency ablation in the cervical spine and implantation of spinal cord stimulator Name of judge or mediator: Judge B. ...

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Plaintiff suffered mild TBI after being rear-ended at red light — $675,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury/auto accident Injuries alleged: Neck strain and mild traumatic brain injury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Thomas Shadrick (Ret.) Date resolved: 5/28/2021 Special damages: $46,138.84 Demand: $1,600,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $675,000 Attorney for ...

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Trucker injured after being rear-ended by another tractor-trailer — $400,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Tractor-trailer accident Injuries alleged: Disc herniation at C6-C7 (contested) and aggravation of degenerative disc disease in the cervical spine of a 46-year-old tractor-trailer driver, causing radicular symptoms. Treating surgeon recommended an anterior cervical discectomy fusion (ACDF). Name ...

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Plaintiff lost control after oncoming motorcycle crossed center line — $300,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Fractured ribs and sternum; bruised lung Court: Goochland County Circuit Court Date resolved: 4/15/2021 Special damages: Approximately $100,000 Demand: $300,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $300,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Michael W. ...

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Landscaper suffered major injuries in crash involving tractor-trailer — $1,262,265 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Motor vehicle accident Injuries alleged: Various trauma with major injury being ankle fracture Name of judge or mediator: Judge Diane McQ. Strickland (Ret.) Date resolved: 4/26/2021 Special damages: $487,992.90 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,263,265 after waiver ...

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Man suffered TBI after being pinned between car and guardrail — $1.55 million settlement (access required)

Type of action: Motor vehicle accident Name of judge or mediator: Judge Diane M. Strickland (Ret.) Date resolved: 12/19/2019 Special damages: $122,676 in medical bills Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,550,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Les Bowers, Charlottesville; Bob ...

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