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Tag Archives: Medical Malpractice

Claim recognized for negligent credentialing (access required)

Where plaintiff claims a hospital negligently granted a doctor hospital privileges and “failed to properly evaluate his credentials on an ongoing basis,” the hospital’s demurer, based on plaintiff’s failure to state a valid cause of action under Virginia law is ...

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Patient fractures leg after fall in hospital — $400,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Hospital fall causing a right femur fracture in 70-year-old man Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Hon. Diane M. Strickland (Ret.) Date resolved: 3/26/2021 Special damages: Past medical expenses totaling $93,438.74; ...

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Intensivist found not liable for heart surgery complications — (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Paraplegia and total loss of bowel and bladder. Court: Charlottesville City Circuit Court Case no.: CL 19-451 Tried before: Jury Name of judge: Judge Richard Moore Date resolved: 02/12/2021 Special damages: Past medical ...

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High blood pressure went untreated, man had a stroke — $850,000 settlement (access required)

Injuries alleged: Stroke Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Hon. Michael Allen (Ret.) Date resolved: 5/29/2020 Special damages: Past medical expenses – $85,000; life care plan – $748,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $850,000 Attorney(s) for plaintiff (and ...

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Child suffered permanent nerve injury at birth — $900,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Permanent brachial plexus injury Date resolved: 7/07/2020 Special damages: Life care plan – $400,000; past medical bills – $200,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $900,000 Attorney(s) for plaintiff (and city): Charles J. Zauzig ...

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