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Tag Archives: Judge Michael C. Allen

Single mom suffered TBI during rear-ender by drunk – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

A $700,000 settlement was obtained for a single mother who was lawfully stopped with her 8-year-old daughter as a passenger when a drunken driver, operating a pick-up truck owned by his employer, collided into the rear of plaintiff’s car. The ...

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Fall at apartment building leaves man a paraplegic – $4 Million Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff suffered multiple level spinal cord fractures when he fell over a railing and landed on a parking area below the stairway. A spinal cord fusion was performed, but he never regained use of his lower extremities. [19-T-052] Type ...

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After neck surgery, man’s breathing tube pull-out prompted brain injury – $2 Million Settlement (access required)

On April 24, 2017, the decedent was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a friend that was traveling on an interstate roadway. The driver lost control of the vehicle, which left the roadway and crashed into a ditch. As ...

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Woman had wreck while swerving to miss tire in road – $450,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was traveling home to Emporia from work in the Richmond area on Interstate 95 south when she encountered remnants of a tractor-trailer tire in her lane. She swerved onto the left shoulder and was struck in the rear by ...

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Man lived one day after burning from explosion – $1 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a laborer performing demolition work when a spark of uncertain origin caused a highly flammable chemical to explode, burning his entire body. The cause of the explosion was vigorously disputed by multiple defendants. [18-T-148] Type of action: Wrongful ...

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Man died after 90 percent burns in flash fire – $1.5 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a laborer performing demolition work when a spark of uncertain origin caused a highly flammable chemical to explode, burning over 90 percent of his body. The cause of the explosion was vigorously disputed by multiple defendants. [18-T-147] Type ...

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Retiree suffered TBI after sideswipe by trucker – $250,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a retiree, hit his head on the driver’s side window when he was struck by a careless commercial driver who lost control of his truck. The tractor-trailer sideswiped plaintiff’s vehicle, causing the plaintiff’s minivan to spin several times before ...

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