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Tag Archives: Newport News Circuit Court

Woman suffered fractured wrist in tractor-trailer accident — $250,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Tractor-trailer truck accident Injuries alleged: right comminuted radius (wrist) fractures Court: Newport News Circuit Court Tried before: N/A Name of judge or mediator: the Honorable Thomas Shadrick, McCammon Group Date resolved: 2/18/2021 Special damages: $54,118.01 Demand: $700,000 ...

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Woman killed crossing road at night in Newport News — $110,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Wrongful death – motor vehicle accident Court: Newport News Circuit Court Name of judge or mediator: Judge Charles Poston (Ret.) Date resolved: 10/15/2020 Demand: Policy limits Offer: $25,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: ...

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Bus driver lost spleen, had broken ribs in accident — $450,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was employed as a school bus driver. On Nov. 10, 2017, he returned from his route and cleaned the bus. He left his home to drive to the local landfill at approximately 5:20 p.m. The sun was below the ...

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Allstate balks at settlement conference, negotiations – $62,000 verdict (access required)

This case was ordered to a settlement conference by the state court. Allstate refused to send an insurance company representative to the settlement conference; they sent only their lawyer, but refused to give their lawyer any authority. As such, he ...

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Evidentiary hearing conducted for actual innocence claim (access required)

Where petitioner seeks to overturn his convictions arising from an assault of a co-worker by petitioning for a writ of actual innocence based on nonbiological evidence, the court has taken testimony and cross-examination of witnesses as ordered by the Court ...

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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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Retiree gains UIM policy limits after car wreck – $250,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff obtained a $250,000 policy limits underinsured motorist insurance settlement for serious injuries sustained in car wreck that occurred in Newport News. Plaintiff, a retiree in her early 90s, suffered severe injuries when a careless driver lost control of his ...

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