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Tag Archives: Judge John C. Kilgore

Adult siblings killed when van jumped median – $2.1 Million Settlement (access required)

On March 21, 2017, Robert Scott Taylor was driving a commercial van owned by his employer, Kingsport Heating and Air Conditioning Inc., on Route 23 in Scott County. He was traveling from Big Stone Gap to his home in Duffield. ...

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Superseding cause jury instruction properly given (access required)

Where the jury returned a defense verdict in this medical malpractice case, plaintiff’s motion for a new trial is denied because, among other reasons, the jury was correctly instructed on superseding cause, a defense expert’s testimony was properly admitted, and ...

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Superseding cause jury instruction properly given (access required)

Where the jury returned a defense verdict in this medical malpractice case, plaintiff’s motion for a new trial is denied because, among other reasons, the jury was correctly instructed on superseding cause, a defense expert’s testimony was properly admitted, and ...

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Plaintiff claimed post-surgery wound was a pressure ulcer – Defense Verdict (access required)

In September 2008, plaintiff injured his knee. After his doctors cleared him for surgery, Dr. Russ performed a total knee replacement at Lonesome Pine Hospital on June 1, 2009. The knee replacement was successful. After plaintiff’s epidural block was removed, ...

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