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Auto Accident

Sep 25, 2023

Plaintiff injured in crash with oncoming vehicle — $235,000 settlement

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Cervical herniated discs resulting in anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with a future spinal cord stimulator recommended; lower back/lumbar sprain/strain; concussion Name of case: Christian v. Williams Court: Richmond Circuit Court Case no.: Cl22002956-00 Date resolved: 6/7/2023 Special damages: $150,282.23 in past medical bills; $11,900 in pas[...]

Aug 28, 2023

Plaintiff struck by tractor-trailer while stopped on interstate — $675,000 settlement

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Bilateral Morel-Lavallée thigh lesions requiring two surgeries and three months of physical therapy; multiple lacerations and contusions to her face and body; permanent scarring from surgeries Court: Prince William County Circuit Court Date resolved: 10/13/2022 Special damages: Medical expenses of $143,121 and lost wages of $14,453 Demand: $875,000 [...]

Aug 21, 2023

Collision delays chemotherapy for stage-4 cancer patient — $2.85M settlement

Type of action: Personal injury, auto accident Injuries alleged: Closed fractures of multiple bilateral ribs, closed fracture of left iliac crest superimposed on prior left hip arthroplasty, traumatic pneumothoraxes with placement of bilateral chest tubes, pneumomediastinum, acute respiratory failure with hypoxia, comminuted fracture of distal clavicle, displaced fracture of humeral neck, traumati[...]

Aug 14, 2023

Woman sustained knee injury, aggravation of arthritis in crash — $235,000 verdict

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Dashboard injury to left knee, aggravation of previously asymptomatic arthritis in lower back radiating into left hip Name of case: Morris v. Mankins Court: Henrico Circuit Court Case no.: CL21005405-00 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Randall Johnson Jr. Date resolved: 4/20/2023 Special damages: $55,395.75 […]

Aug 7, 2023

Retired serviceman injured after driver failed to stop — $225,000 settlement

Type of action: Personal injury, motor vehicle accident Injuries alleged: C6 and C7 left transverse process fractures Date resolved: 2/28/2023 Special damages: $55,336 in medical bills Demand: $300,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $225,000 Attorney for plaintiff: Thomas J. Curcio, Alexandria Description of case: The plaintiff, an 89-year-old man, was driving with his wife and [&hellip[...]

May 26, 2023

Motorcyclist injured when vehicle abruptly changed lanes — $300,000 verdict

Type of action: Motorcycle accident Injuries alleged: Abrasions/avulsion to left kneecap and arm, injury to left toe and left maxillary sinus fracture, soft-tissue sprain/strain Tried before: Jury Date resolved: 10/18/2022 Special damages: $65,000 Offer: $85,000 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: $300,000 Attorney for plaintiff: Christopher L. Spinelli, Richmond Description of case: On Dec. 30[...]

May 15, 2023

Jury sides with woman injured in rear-end collision — $300,000 verdict

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Concussion with headaches, photosenstitvity, difficult with concentration and neck pain Name of case: Hicks v. Johnson Court: Henrico County Circuit Court Case no.: CL20002597 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Richard S. Wallerstein Jr. Date resolved: 2/1/2023 Special damages: $34,520.60 in past medicals; $157,635 in […]

Apr 24, 2023

78-year-old man sustained debilitating injuries in crash — $1M settlement

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Displaced fracture of hip, displaced fracture of posterior wall of left acetabulum, broken wrist, fragment of bone in pelvic joint, fracture of thoracic vertebral body, displaced fracture of four ribs, hematoma of the colon and left footdrop Date resolved: 12/14/2022 Special damages: Past medicals of $582,928.35; future medicals […]

Feb 6, 2023

Tow truck driver pinned by vehicle he was servicing — $700,000 verdict

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Abrasion and hematoma to inner side of left knee and MRSA infection to the same area Name of case: Mills v. Larner-Langer Court: Henrico County Circuit Court Case no.: CL21005405-00 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Rondelle D. Herman Date resolved: 10/13/2022 Special damages: $31,196.20 […]

Dec 26, 2022

Terminally ill motorcyclist injured in collision — $975,000 settlement

Type of action: Car-truck accident Injuries alleged: Rib fractures, pubic bone fracture, left hip fracture Name of judge or mediator: Judge Thomas Shadrick (Ret.) Date resolved: 9/13/2022 Special damages: $219,345.74 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $975,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Kevin D. Sharp and Eric K. Washburn, Virginia Beach Description of case: The plaintiff […[...]

Dec 19, 2022

Degenerative disc disease aggravated after accident — $500,000 verdict

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Aggravation of pre-existing degenerative disc disease and stenosis with a disc herniation at L4-5 Name of case: Jeffries v. Reed Court: Danville Circuit Court Case no.: CL19-0137 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge James R. Reynolds Date resolved: 4/12/2022 Special damages: $154,982.78 Demand: $500,000 Offer: […]

Dec 12, 2022

Young mother killed after SUV struck by tractor-trailer — $988,782.82 settlement

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Wrongful death Name of case: National Liability & Fire Insurance Co., et. al v. Lawson Court: Fairfax County Circuit Court Case no.: 2022-01162 Name of judge or mediator: Judge Randy I. Bellows Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $988,782.82 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Joseph A. Blaszkow, Alexandria; Carlos […]

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