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Tag Archives: Medical Malpractice

Defense verdict reached in $2M medical malpractice claim (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Name of case: Self v. Centra Medical Group, et al. Court: Lynchburg Circuit Court Case no.: CL-17000520 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge F. Patrick Yeatts Date resolved: 4/1/2022 Demand: $2,000,000 Verdict ...

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Plaintiff sustained arm injury following surgical injury — $300,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Partial brachial plexus due to stretch injury from positioning during surgery Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $300,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): William E. Artz and Thomas M. Wochok, McLean Description of case: ...

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Woman died after delay in identifying brain aneurysm — $900,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Wrongful death Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $900,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): William E. Artz and Thomas M. Wochok, McLean Description of case: Plaintiff’s decedent was a 39-year-old mother of two who ...

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Nursing home stopped insulin, resulting in resident’s death — $300,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Nursing home malpractice Injuries alleged: Wrongful death Name of judge or mediator: Judge Michael Allen (Ret.) Date resolved: 3/8/2022 Special damages: $81,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $300,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Carlton F. Bennett, Virginia ...

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Patient sustained nasal injury during surgery — $1.1M verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Cautery injuries to nose resulting in full thickness soft tissue loss of right alar rim and columella Name of case: Wall v. Princess Anne ENT & Allergy, P.C. Court: Virginia Beach Circuit Court ...

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Complications following surgery led to additional procedures — $775,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Complications following foot surgery necessitated additional procedures Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $775,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): William Kilduff and Christopher Spinelli, Richmond Description of case: The 55-year-old plaintiff sought medical care ...

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Birth injury resulted in stroke, mild cerebral palsy — $1.14M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Birth injury – medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Birth injury to a full-term baby resulting in a stroke and mild cerebral palsy Tried before: Meditation Date resolved: 1/25/2022 Special damages: Past medical expenses totaling $270,588.02; a life care/rehabilitation ...

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Jury reaches defense verdict in infant eye injury case — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Infant plaintiff: skull fractures and rupture of Descemet’s membrane with resultant permanent ophthalmologic injuries; adult plaintiff: emotional distress Court: Winchester Circuit Court Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Alexander Iden ...

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Pressure wounds significant cause of woman’s death — $650,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Hospital medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Pressure wounds, death Name of judge or mediator: Judge James C. Hawks (Ret.) Date resolved: 2/10/2022 Special damages: $150,000 in medical bills; $12,000 funeral home bill Demand: $1,350,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement ...

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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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