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Tag Archives: Hampton Circuit Court

Doctor sued after prescribed medication caused neurological disorder – Defense verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a 57-year-old woman with a long and complicated history of psychiatric illness. She came under the care of the defendant psychiatrist at the Hampton-Newport News CSB in April 2010 and remained under his care until June 2014. During ...

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Woman’s arm broken by deployed airbag while in auto accident – $599,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle operated by her son on Mer­cury Boulevard in Hampton. Defendant made a U-turn and failed to yield the right of way to the approaching vehicle. The impact caused the airbags in plaintiff’s vehicle ...

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Disabled car was struck by sweeper, man suffered TBI – $5,070,280 settlement (access required)

On Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, the plaintiff was driving to work in his father’s SUV in the right southbound lane of the James River Bridge. The vehicle suffered a mechanical breakdown a short distance inside of the county line of ...

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Woman’s bladder injured during hysterectomy – $1,010,910 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 48-year-old female, underwent a laparoscopic hysterectomy, later converted to an open procedure, on Oct. 3, 2013, performed by the defendant OB-GYN and his partner. In the three days following surgery, plaintiff was unable to void, with suspicion of ...

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Lenders enjoined from charging usurious interest (access required)

The court entered an order enjoining lenders, who deceived Virginia consumers through an illegal “pension sale” lending scheme and charged in excess of 12 percent interest in violation of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act, from collecting usurious interest and from further ...

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Driver injured on Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel – $1.5M Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was stopped behind a trac­tor-trailer, which was also stopped for traf­fic at the approach to the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel at ap­proximately 10 p.m. on Aug. 20, 2013. The defendant did not see the stopped vehicle and struck ...

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