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Tag Archives: Richmond Circuit Court

Woman suffers brain injury after being hit by car at crosswalk — $475,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Motor vehicle negligence Injuries alleged: Mild traumatic brain injury, open reduction internal fixation of the left tibial plateau fracture Court: Richmond Circuit Court Date resolved: 5/12/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Frank H. ...

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Man in wheelchair injured after being struck by pickup truck — $250,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Motor vehicle negligence Injuries alleged: Spinal fusion corrective procedure Court: Richmond Circuit Court Date resolved: 4/15/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Demand: $250,000 Amount: $250,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Theodore W. Briscoe III and Geoff McDonald, Richmond ...

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Student suffered broken nose, breathing problems after downtown wreck — $240,000 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Personal Injury Injuries alleged: Concussion, broken nose that resulted in a deviated septum, and a grade 2 liver laceration Name of case: Roane v. Brooks Court: Richmond Circuit Court Case no.: CL19-6421 Tried before: Jury Name of ...

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Passenger lost part of colon after suffering hematoma from wreck — $533.094.55 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Auto accident Injuries alleged: Hemicolectomy (remove part of colon and attach to small intestines) Court: Richmond Circuit Court Special damages: Medical bills: $47,531.70; lost wages: $11,500.00 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $533,094.55 Attorney(s) for plaintiff (and city): ...

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Use of force was objectively reasonable (access required)

The court grants defendant police officer’s plea in bar, based on qualified immunity, to plaintiff’s excessive force claim because his use of force was objectively reasonable under the circumstances. Background Defendant Stinger, a uniformed Richmond police officer, was on an ...

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Discovery allowed in case with punitives (access required)

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A plaintiff in a malicious prosecution case with a demand for punitive damages is entitled to discovery of the defendant’s net worth, a Virginia circuit judge has ruled. A defendant’s assets can be used as both a sword and shield ...

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