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Tag Archives: Loudoun County Circuit Court

Plaintiff sustained lifelong complications after accident — $435,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury, auto accident Injuries alleged: Nondisplaced avulsion fracture of the lateral epicondyle; carpal, cubital and radial tunnel syndrome; medical epicondylitis and left wrist tenosynovitis  Name of case: Widmer v. Gross Court: Loudoun County Circuit Court Case ...

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Jury rules doctor did not fail to timely diagnose cancer — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Plaintiff alleged failure to timely diagnose prostate cancer, leading to metastatic disease Court: Loudoun County Circuit Court Tried before: Jury Date resolved: 7/1/2022 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: $0 (defense) Attorneys for defendant ...

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Delivery driver injured in crash, missed 33 weeks of work — $240,829.63 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Lumbar strain, aggravation of pre-existing condition Name of case: Diggs v. Yocum Court: Loudoun County Circuit Court Case no.: CL00113431-00 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Douglas Fleming Jr. Date ...

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Mistrial for manifest necessity permits second prosecution (access required)

Where a mistrial for manifest necessity was declared after an intoxicated witness provided improper testimony, appellant’s plea of former jeopardy is denied. Appellant acknowledges that the court has the discretion to declare a mistrial and that there was good reason ...

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Mother killed, father injured in T-bone auto accident — $4.6M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death, personal injury Injuries alleged: Wrongful death of wife; pelvic and arm fractures of husband Court: Loudoun County Circuit Court Date resolved: 10/22/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $4,600,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Peter C. ...

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Private nuisance claim survives demurrer (access required)

Where plaintiffs allege, among other things, that every time they go into their backyard after dark, defendant turns on his floodlights, and makes “loud and obnoxious noises” while they are in their back yard, defendant’s demurrer to plaintiffs’ private nuisance ...

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Statute mitigating probationers’ penalties struck down (access required)

Where the General Assembly enacted a statute that prohibits courts from enforcing certain probation violations, the statute violates the separation of powers clause in the Virginia Constitution. Overview A defendant placed on supervised probation is subject to 11 mandatory rules ...

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Plaintiff T-boned after defendant ignored stop sign — $300,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Negligence; motor vehicle Injuries alleged: C5-6 disc protrusion causing focal cord compression; concussion; cervical and lumbar strains; right forearm, elbow and abdomen contusions Court: Loudoun County Circuit Court Case no.: CL21001433-00 Date resolved: 4/21/2021 Special damages: Medical ...

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