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Tag Archives: Personal Injury

Gross negligence claim stated in school assault case (access required)

Where plaintiff alleges a classmate sexually attacked her during a school field trip, she has stated a gross negligence claim against defendant school officials. Facts Plaintiff alleges that a classmate, KN, sexually assaulted her on a bus during a school ...

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Special relationship, respondeat superior claims reinstated (access required)

Plaintiff , a young sexual abuse victim, has adequately pleaded that there was a special relationship between her and defendants, a local church and its national denomination, which created a duty to protect her from a church deacon who defendants ...

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UIM payment does not affect verdict amount (access required)

A $1.5 million jury verdict against defendant cannot be offset by plaintiff’s $750,000 payment from her uninsured/underinsured motorist policy. Facts White was driving when Llewellyn backed out of her driveway and struck White’s vehicle. White was seriously injured and sued ...

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Man suffered back injury in rearend auto accident – $775,000 Settlement (access required)

On July 6, 2016 Ronald Johnson, a 49-year-old high-speed door technician, was a passenger in a vehicle operated by a co-worker, when they were struck from behind on Interstate 95 in Stafford County. Mr. Johnson did not receive emergency treatment. ...

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Passenger hurt in accident at stop light on Christmas Eve – $60,000 Verdict (access required)

On Dec. 4, 2015, the plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle that was t-boned while sitting at a stop light. There was significant property damage to the plaintiff’s vehicle. He was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital from the ...

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Driver ran red light, broadsided longshoreman – $400,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff suffered serious orthopedic injuries when he was struck by a careless box truck driver who ran a red light and broadsided plaintiff. The defendant was forced to admit fault because two independent witnesses confirmed it. Plaintiff offered expert testimony ...

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Man injured in two-motorcycle collision – $450,000 Verdict (access required)

On July 27, 2015, the plaintiff and defendant were each riding Suzuki sport motorcycles in Lynchburg, when they collided in the left travel lane of southbound Fort Avenue, near the intersection with Fenwick Drive. The parties did not know each ...

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