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Tag Archives: Petersburg Circuit Court

Untreated acute kidney failure, acidosis led to woman’s death — $10,000,000 verdict

Type of action: Medical malpractice, wrongful death Injuries alleged: Unattended acidosis leading to death Name of case: Estate of Rita Epps v. Sajid Naveed, M.D., et al. Court: Petersburg Circuit Court Case no.: CL18-240 Tried before: Jury Name of judge ...

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Jury returns defense verdicts in $10M medical malpractice matter — Defense verdict

Type of action: Medical malpractice; wrongful death Injuries alleged: Death Court: Petersburg Circuit Court Tried before: Judge Name of judge or mediator: Judge Dennis M. Martin Date resolved: 10/6/2021 Demand: $10,000,000 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: Defense verdict Attorneys for ...

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Treasurer’s ordinance challenge goes forward

Where a city charter provides that the treasurer is the custodian of municipal funds, and the city council passed an ordinance giving that authority to the city’s tax collector instead, the court denies defendants’ demurrer to the treasurer’s complaint that ...

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Man suffered complications after hemorrhoid surgery – Defense Verdict

This medical malpractice trial involved complications arising from a hemorrhoidectomy procedure performed on a 53-year-old male resulting in anal stenosis and subsequent placement of a permanent colostomy. Plaintiff alleged that the defendant general surgeon negligently removed excess tissue during the ...

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City council member can contest zoning decision

Petitioner, a member of the Petersburg City Council, is an “officer of the locality” within the meaning of Code § 15.2-2311, and as such, has standing to challenge a decision made by respondent city’s zoning administrator regarding residential use of ...

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