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Tag Archives: Personal Injury

Pedestrian struck by car — $775,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Left knee joint fractures (lateral tibial plateau and fibular head); left lateral meniscus tear; left knee cartilage damage; laceration above left eye; facial contusion; PTSD Name of case: Vizarreta v. Bartholomew Court: Fairfax ...

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Plaintiff struck, injured by falling scaffolding — $580,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Maritime personal injury Injuries alleged: Severe laceration requiring debridements and subsequent tendon lengthening surgery Court: Norfolk Circuit Court Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge Thomas Shadrick (Ret.) Date resolved: 6/21/2022 Special damages: $135,000 in ...

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Car went airborne after striking dislodged manhole cover — $3,850,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Traumatic brain injury, multiple orthopedic and internal injuries Date resolved: 5/2/2022 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $3,850,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Julie H. Heiden and Peter C. DePaolis, Fairfax Description of case: ...

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Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in hit-and-run — $2M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Auto accident, personal injury Injuries alleged: Multiple contusions and abrasions, broken teeth, facial lacerations, thoracic aorta injury, left pneumothorax, spleen hematoma, hypoxia, tachycardia, grade 5 hepatic laceration, necrosis and liquefaction of the kidney and liver, right knee ...

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Young man injured in auto accident while at work — $120,000 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Concussion, neck strain Name of case: Hudson v. Gabriola Court: Richmond Circuit Court Case no.: CL21002036-02 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge D. Eugene Cheek Sr. Date resolved: 5/18/2022 Special ...

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Young woman struck by work van, developed knee lesion — $275,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Morel-Lavallee lesion, scarring Court: Fairfax County Circuit Court Date resolved: 6/30/2022 Special damages: $85,000 in medical bills Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $275,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Justin W. Curcio, Alexandria Description ...

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Lineman suffered back pain following auto accident — $125,000 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Back injury Court: Richmond Circuit Court Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge W. Reilly Marchant Date resolved: 6/2/2022 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: $125,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Gray ...

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Man sustained traumatic brain injury in T-bone car crash — $1.25M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Mild traumatic brain injury with associated sequelae, chest pain and leg pain Date resolved: 6/8/2022 Special damages: $29,437.80 in past medicals and lost wages; $27,280 in claimed future medicals Verdict or settlement: Settlement ...

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Permanent neck injury, risk of paralysis after treatment delay — $1.5M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury, negligence Injuries alleged: Misdiagnosed atlantoaxial rotary displacement, leading to solid instrumented fusion from the base of the skull to C3l which resulted in permanent limited range of motion of the neck and danger of possible ...

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Plumber left with residual scarring after dog attack — $120,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury, dog bite attack Tried before: Mediation Date resolved: 7/28/2022 Special damages: $10,000 in medical expenses; $15,000 in lost wages Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $120,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): Sidney Kirstein, Lynchburg Description of ...

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