Tag Archives: Million-Dollar Verdicts

Woman died during elective spine surgery – $1.6 million verdict (access required)

This case arose out of the cardiac arrest and subsequent death of decedent, a 75-year-old woman during elective spine surgery. Plaintiff claimed that she suffered cardiac arrest as a result of hypovolemic shock from blood loss during the procedure that ...

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$100K demanded in tattoo removal case, $2.8M awarded – $2.8 Million Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff desired to have a tattoo removed. She researched various tattoo removal facilities and selected one called “Zap A Tat”. The tattoo was removed on Feb. 28, 2015. Unfortunately, she was exposed to too much radiation during the removal and ...

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Amputation required after leg surgery – $4.5M verdict (access required)

On Sept. 4, 2016, Dwayne Kenney suffered a leg fracture from a motorcycle accident, which defendant Cyrus Kump, II, MD at OrthoVirginia in Richmond repaired by open reduction, internal fixation surgery on Sept. 8, 2016. On Dec. 16, 2016, Dr. ...

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Driver pulled over to change tire, then was struck by motorist – $1 Million Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff had a flat tire prior to the accident. He testified that he pulled over to the side of the road when a commercial vehicle came from behind and struck the back of the plaintiff’s car. The force of ...

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Nursing aide died of deep vein thrombosis after no tests – $12,000,000 Verdict (access required)

Isatu Sheriff, 39, emigrated to the U.S. from Sierra Leone. For many years, she worked long hours in a nursing home as a certified nursing aide. As a result, she developed a bunion on her foot. A Kaiser podiatrist scheduled ...

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Estate of rail car serviceman exposed to asbestos net $1M verdict – $5 Million Verdict, reduced to $1 Million (access required)

Stephen Fowlkes worked at Norfolk Southern’s car repair shop at Lambert’s Point between 1979 and 1990, often servicing and changing out asbestos-containing brake shoes at the shop. He also claimed he was exposed to other asbestos products, including pipe insulation, ...

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Woman’s bladder injured during hysterectomy – $1,010,910 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 48-year-old female, underwent a laparoscopic hysterectomy, later converted to an open procedure, on Oct. 3, 2013, performed by the defendant OB-GYN and his partner. In the three days following surgery, plaintiff was unable to void, with suspicion of ...

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Antitrust case tops list of 2018 ‘Largest Verdicts’ (access required)


An antitrust case featuring the leading producer of doorskins led to a federal jury handing down a verdict of nearly $60 million, topping Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s compilation of ‘Largest Jury Verdicts of 2018.’ JELD-WEN found themselves in legal trouble after ...

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Man’s femoral nerve was severed during hip replacement – $4 Million Verdict (access required)

An African-American male, 46, presented to Dr. Dalton for a hip replacement. He was the father of six and operated a towing/salvage business in Richmond. He was persuaded to consent to an anterior approach total hip replacement. The procedure took ...

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