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Tag Archives: Defense Verdict

Sudden medical emergency defense presented in car, bus accident — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Auto accident involving car and bus Injuries alleged: Soft tissue injuries to neck, back and hip; claimed partial rotator cuff tear requiring surgery Name of case: Argichew v. Wilee Court: Fairfax County Circuit Court Case no.: CL-2019-6925 ...

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Imaging diagnosed perforation after bladder cancer surgery — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Bladder perforation with months of catheter use, surgical repair, hyperbaric oxygen therapy to repair damaged tissue Court: Fredericksburg Circuit Court Case no.: CL17 363-01 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge ...

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Jury sides with condo association after resident assaulted in unit — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Premises liability Injuries alleged: Plaintiff sued for $22 million, alleging she suffered fractured bones and severe, chronic post traumatic stress disorder after being assaulted in her condominium unit, because the unit owners association failed to provide adequate ...

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Jury returns verdict for doctor for alleged injury from hysterectomy — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Alleged rectum injury causing temporary colostomy, two hernias, rectovaginal fistula, three surgeries and physical and mental pain Name of case: Goldstein v. Heritage Court: Prince William County Circuit Court Case no.: CL 19-2503 ...

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Jury returns defense verdicts in $10M medical malpractice matter — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice; wrongful death Injuries alleged: Death Court: Petersburg Circuit Court Tried before: Judge Name of judge or mediator: Judge Dennis M. Martin Date resolved: 10/6/2021 Demand: $10,000,000 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: Defense verdict Attorneys for ...

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Jury sides with surgeon in hernia repair medical malpractice case — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Total colectomy and ileostomy Name of case: Halbig v. Reichenbach Court: Newport News Circuit Court Case no.: CL19-1042 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Christopher R. Papile Special damages: Medical ...

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Jury: Anesthesiologist not at fault for patient’s death — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Wrongful death due to general anesthesia Court: Lynchburg Circuit Court Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: $0 (defense) Attorneys for defendant (and city): Matthew E. Kelley, Roanoke and Samuel T. Bernier, Richmond Description of ...

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Gynecologist did not violate standard of care in IUD removal — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Permanent dental injuries and mild traumatic brain injury following fall from table Court: Virginia Beach Circuit Court Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge James C. Lewis Date resolved: 9/23/2021 Demand: ...

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Intensivist found not liable for heart surgery complications — (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Paraplegia and total loss of bowel and bladder. Court: Charlottesville City Circuit Court Case no.: CL 19-451 Tried before: Jury Name of judge: Judge Richard Moore Date resolved: 02/12/2021 Special damages: Past medical ...

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Woman sued over issues with breast reconstruction – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff underwent a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy. She then underwent a two-stage breast reconstruction surgery using tissue expanders by the defendant plastic surgeon. Plaintiff alleged that the defendant failed to provide alternative surgical options, such as autologous-tissue reconstruction, and failed to ...

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