Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Greensville County Circuit Court

Mar 4, 2015

No Prejudice from Amended Complaint

In this auto-accident personal injury suit against the driver of a logging truck and his employer, the Greensville Circuit Court says plaintiff may file an amended complaint that includes a demand for punitive damages; plaintiff filed the amended complaint within three weeks of communicating with defendants, who did not show up for depositions, and defendants […]

Feb 24, 2014

Rollover accident caused degloving of foot – $1,300,000 Settlement

At 3:45 a.m., the 20-year-old defendant was driving his new Ford F-150 while drunk. He was traveling 70 miles per hour in a 45 mile per hour zone on Rt. 629, when he drove directly into the side of the plaintiff’s van as she pulled away from a stop sign. The impact was so great […]

Jun 24, 2013

Plaintiff suffered shoulder injury in rear-ender – $145,000 Settlement

The plaintiff’s vehicle was rear-ended by an off-duty state trooper. Plaintiff suffered a rotator cuff tear as a result of the accident. The case settled shortly before trial. [13-T-092] Type of action: Personal injury – automobile accident Injuries alleged: Rotator cuff tear Name of case: Easter v. McIntyre Court: Greensville Circuit Court Case no.: CL2012-91 […]

Feb 18, 2013

Snowy conditions led to collision with tractor-trailer – $1,025,000 Settlement

Plaintiff was a 20-year-old college student who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a January 2010 motor vehicle collision on Interstate 95 in Greensville County. Plaintiff was a passenger in a car that collided with a tractor-trailer when the driver of the car changed lanes and lost control of his vehicle. It was snowing at […]

Dec 5, 2011

Man scores $7M verdict against drunken driver – $7,000,000 Verdict

On Aug. 7, 2009, a 20-year-old correctional officer was riding his 1998 Harley-Davidson motorcycle when he was hit by a drunken driver. The wreck occurred on Route 619 near its intersection with Route 606 in Greensville. The defendant was driving a 2007 Ford pickup truck, owned by Sandy Grove Farms Partnership, when he turned suddenly […]

Nov 30, 2011

Judge awards $7M to motorcyclist hit by drunken driver

A Greensville County judge has awarded $7,000,000 to a correctional officer who suffered extensive injuries when his Harley-Davidson motorcycle was struck by a drunken driver. Brandon Rawlings, who was 20 at the time of the accident, had a lifelong ambition to be a Virginia State Trooper, according to his attorney, John C. Shea of Richmond, […]

Dec 30, 2010

Corporation – Corporation By Estoppel – Swimming Pool Loan

Although the Community Youth Center ceased existence in 2000, it continued to function as a corporation, and applying the doctrine of corporation by estoppel, a Greensville County Circuit Court says three corporate officers had the authority to borrow money from a bank in 2005 to build a swimming pool at the community center, and the […]

Jun 14, 2010

Intersection crash causes causes bleeding in knee – $200,000 Settlement

On Jan. 4. 2009, the plaintiff was driving south on North Main Street in Emporia when his vehicle was struck by defendant’s vehicle, which was turning from North Main Street onto Commonwealth Boulevard. The local sheriff was an eyewitness to the collision. The defendant admitted he did not see the plaintiff’s vehicle but claimed that […]

Verdicts & Settlements

See All Verdicts & Settlements

Opinion Digests

See All Digests