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Judge Charles F. Sharp

Nov 23, 2015

Complications arose during surgery on broken clavicle – Defense Verdict

Plaintiff, age 52 and mailman with the US Postal Service for 26 years, fell on April 30, 2011, fracturing his collarbone (or clavicle). The defendant orthopedic surgeon treated the plaintiff, who was a two-pack-a-day cigarette smoker, conservatively with a sling for three months. Serial X-rays, however, revealed that the fracture was not healing. On July […]

Jun 22, 2015

Woman injured when SUV crashed into bank lobby – $175,000 Verdict

On Oct. 10, 2012, the 72-year-old defendant was pulling into a parking spot at a local bank when she lost control of her SUV,  jumped the sidewalk and crashed into the bank’s vestibule. The impact occurred just as the plaintiff, a 47-year-old restaurant manager, was walking into the building to make a deposit for work. […]

Jun 15, 2015

How to win cases and influence damages

The Supreme Court of Virginia had mostly good news this month for lawyers seeking damages in state courts. The court opened doors for disgruntled consumers and removed one possible hurdle for litigants seeking punitive damages. The court also made it clear, however, that juries generally have the final say on damages, even when a judge […]

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