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Tag Archives: Chesapeake Circuit Court

Plaintiff suffered soft tissue injuries in accident — $250,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Soft tissue injuries and concussion Court: Chesapeake Circuit Court Tried before: Arbitration Name of judge or mediator: The McCammon Group Date resolved: 1/5/2022 Special damages: $46,700 of medical bills, all of which were ...

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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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