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Tag Archives: Personal Injury

Man unable to return to work after accident – $900,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, who was a tractor-trailer driver, was rear-ended by another tractor-trailer while exiting the interstate. He suffered lower back injuries and aggravations of pre-existing injuries. He could not return to work and required treatment, including surgery. [19-T-135] Type of action: ...

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Autistic boy sexually abused by another boy over span of years – $750,000 settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a young autistic boy when his mother entrusted him to the care of her friend, the defendant. The defendant knew of the plaintiff’s vulnerabilities and of the special care that he required. But she failed to provide ...

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Allstate paid entire judgment over policy limits – $367,453.45 verdict, plus interest (access required)

Plaintiff, 72, was southbound on Chester Road at its intersection with Route 288. Defendant was travelling northbound on Chester Road and attempted to turn left to enter the ramp to Route 288 when she T-boned plaintiff. Two eyewitnesses traveling behind ...

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Self-employed potter had head injury in rear-ender – $215,000 settlement (access required)

On Nov. 3, 2017, the plaintiff was returning home on Route 254 in Augusta County. Plaintiff slowed after signaling to turn into her driveway when her 2005 Hyundai was struck in the rear by a 2006 Ford pickup driven by ...

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Mechanic suffered head injury from falling fire extinguisher – $390,000 settlement (access required)

A 24-year-old HVAC mechanic was injured when a falling fire extinguisher struck him on the top of his skull. Defendant property owner and defendant contractor mounted the fire extinguisher 17 feet off the floor by a simple ring on a ...

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Woman fractured elbow when driver veered into her lane – $295,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was driving a Toyota SUV northbound on S. Pickett St. in the City of Alexandria. Defendant, driving a Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck southbound on S. Pickett Street, crossed double yellow lines and veered into plaintiff’s lane. Plaintiff swerved left ...

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Driver hurt when truck swerved into his lane – $7500,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant driving large work truck in Albemarle County swerved into plaintiff’s lane of travel and hit plaintiff head-on. Defendant claimed that he was swerving to avoid an animal in the roadway. [19-T-112] Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Multiple ...

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