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Tag Archives: Medical Malpractice

15-year old suffered complications from kidney stone removal — $1.65M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Ureteral tear and nephrectomy Name of judge or mediator: Judge Michael C. Allen (Ret.) Date resolved: 6/29/2020 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,650,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Malcolm P. McConnell III and ...

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25-year-old man died from infection six days after misdiagnosis — $793,803.86 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death; medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Wrongful death of a 25-year-old man Name of case: Young v. Kletzing Court: Roanoke County Circuit Court Case no.: CL19-1067 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Charles N. ...

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Jury returns defense verdict in ruptured appendix case — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Ruptured appendix resulting in 13-day hospital stay, a second three-day hospital stay and three additional medical procedures Court: Augusta County Circuit Court Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: $0 (defense) Attorneys for defense (and ...

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Woman became blind in right eye after cataract surgery — $750,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Blindness in one eye Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge Robert S. Brewbaker (Ret.) Date resolved: 7/8/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $750,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Jonathan M. ...

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Delay in treatment alleged to have led to permanent neurological deficits — $1.85M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Severe, permanent neurological deficits and sequelae, including chronic pain, progressive neuropathy, bowel and bladder dysfunction and mobility challenges Name of judge or mediator: Judge B. Waugh Crigler (Ret.) Date resolved: 3/31/2021 Special damages: ...

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Mother’s breast cancer remained undiagnosed for 15 months — $900,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Delayed diagnosis of breast cancer leading to stage IV metastatic breast cancer Date resolved: 4/15/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $900,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Lee Livingston and Anthony Greene, Charlottesville Description ...

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Plaintiff suffered femoral nerve injury during medical procedure — $1.25M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Femoral nerve injury Date resolved: 5/3/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,250,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Russell W. Updike and Jennifer K.M. Crawford, Covington; Kendall O. Clay and Ashley L. Wright, Radford ...

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Internist found not negligent in treatment of pancreatitis — Defense verdict (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Wrongful death Court: Norfolk Circuit Court Case no.: CL19-12586 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Everett Martin Date resolved: 6/14/2021 Special damages: Approximately $105,000 Demand: $5,000,000 Verdict or settlement: Verdict ...

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Patient required mandibular reconstruction after post-op infection — $1.4 million settlement (access required)

Type of action: Dental malpractice Injuries alleged: Mandibular reconstruction resulting from infection complications Name of judge or mediator: Judge Johanna M. Fitzpatrick (Ret.) Date resolved: 4/2/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,400,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Michele Bartoli Cain ...

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Technician fractured patient’s leg during hallway transport on roller stretcher — $250,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Fractures of tibia and fibula Date resolved: 6/17/2021 Special damages: $93,853 Demand: $600,000 Offer: $250,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $250,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Carlton F. Bennett, Virginia Beach Description of ...

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