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Tag Archives: Chesapeake Circuit Court

City dismissed as defendant in accident involving police officer — $35,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Significant and permanent physical injuries; substantial medical bills; lost wages; significant pain, suffering, mental anguish and inconvenience; and future medical bills and pain, mental anguish, inconvenience and lost wages Name of case: Patterson ...

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Claim recognized for negligent credentialing (access required)

Where plaintiff claims a hospital negligently granted a doctor hospital privileges and “failed to properly evaluate his credentials on an ongoing basis,” the hospital’s demurer, based on plaintiff’s failure to state a valid cause of action under Virginia law is ...

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Woman, 82, hurt when truck turned left in front of vehicle — $450,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Cervical C-2 fracture, wrist fracture, mild concussion, severe abdominal and chest bruising Court: Chesapeake Circuit Court Tried before: Mediation Date resolved: 12/15/2020 Special damages: $96,000 in medical bills, no surgeries or future medicals ...

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Woman claimed ureter damage during hysterectomy – Defense verdict (access required)

This lawsuit was brought by plaintiff following a total abdominal hysterectomy that was performed in 2013. Plaintiff had consulted the defendants with complaints of heavy menses; it was later discovered that the plaintiff had three large uterine fibroids. The decision ...

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Passenger hurt in accident at stop light on Christmas Eve – $60,000 Verdict (access required)

On Dec. 24, 2015, the plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle that was t-boned while sitting at a stop light. There was significant property damage to the plaintiff’s vehicle. He was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital from the ...

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Single mom suffered TBI during rear-ender by drunk – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

A $700,000 settlement was obtained for a single mother who was lawfully stopped with her 8-year-old daughter as a passenger when a drunken driver, operating a pick-up truck owned by his employer, collided into the rear of plaintiff’s car. The ...

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Man took business partner’s life insurance proceeds – $1,161,482 Verdict (access required)

Two business owners had purchased life insurance through their corporation to provide funds for stock redemption in the event of death of a partner, as well as life insurance for estate. Originally, each partner was the owner and beneficiary of ...

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Woman rear-ended, suffered concussion; PTSD was issue – $246,500 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff driver was hit from the rear with minimal property damage. She suffered injuries to her back and a concussion. Plaintiff did office work and had resulting problems with executive functioning and short-term memory. Plaintiff had prior similar problems but ...

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Baby stillborn due to placental abruption, doctor prevails – Defense Verdict (access required)

This lawsuit was brought by a patient who presented to the hospital in the early morning hours of Dec. 24, 2014. The patient was 33 weeks pregnant and complaining of severe abdominal pain and continuous contractions. However, no contractions were ...

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