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Tag Archives: Mediation

73-year-old died after being discharged with internal bleeding — $425,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death by medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Blood loss causing cardiac arrest and death of 73-year-old man Tried before: Mediation Date resolved: 12/21/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $435,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Anthony M. “Tony” ...

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Infant delivered at 28.5 weeks; resuscitation unsuccessful — $800,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Death of a 28.5 week fetus in high-risk mother Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge Johanna L. Fitzpatrick (Ret.) Date resolved: 12/13/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $800,000 (before litigation) ...

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Cyclist struck by utility van, resulting in TBI — $3M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Traumatic brain injury, fractured right eye socket, coma symptoms, sciatica, memory loss, mood swings, loss of brain capability, compromised executive functioning, loss of attention span, headaches, fatigue, difficulty in social settings, depression, anxiety ...

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Mediation in the COVID era: Zoom or in person? (access required)

Videoconference

After many months of pandemic-related lockdown, we now know that Zoom works for mediation. Simply stated, it’s efficient. When participants don’t have to travel to a physical location in order to mediate a satisfactory outcome to a litigated dispute, they ...

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Plaintiff suffered TBI, right eye blindness after crash — $1.25M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Traumatic brain injury and right eye blindness Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge Jane M. Roush (Ret.) Date resolved: 7/14/2021 Special damages: $228,797 in past medicals Verdict or settlement: Settlement ...

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Man permanently injured after truck struck stopped vehicle — $1.8M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Mild traumatic brain injury, post-concussion syndrome, tinnitus and cervical strain Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: James W. Barkley Date resolved: 1/21/2021 Special damages: Past medical expenses totaling $66,000; anticipated future ...

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Man killed instantly in crash involving two tractor-trailers — $3.75M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Death Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge B. Waugh Crigler (Ret.) Date resolved: 11/5/2021 Special damages: $2,500 in funeral expenses Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $3,750,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and ...

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Claimant injured at work after stack of metal paneling fell — $250,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Workers’ compensation Injuries alleged: Broken right leg, left knee and back Name of case: Kelei v. Metalsa Automotive Court: Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: William Dudley Date resolved: 10/5/2021 Special ...

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Cyclist struck by SUV while crossing Norfolk intersection — $490,385.61 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Automobile and bicycle accident Court: Norfolk Circuit Court Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: William Moore Special damages: Past medical bills of approximately $123,880.87 and approximately $33,645.30 in claimed future medical expenses Verdict or settlement: ...

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