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Tag Archives: Roanoke City Circuit Court

Plaintiff sustained broken femur in ­accident in Roanoke — $400,000 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Broken femur Court: Roanoke City Circuit Court Case no.: CL20-2087 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge David B. Carson Date resolved: 12/14/2021 Special damages: $117,693.17 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: ...

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Demurrer and plea in bar to civil conspiracy claim overruled (access required)

The court rejects defendants’ argument that Count III of plaintiff’s complaint, which alleges a civil conspiracy among the defendants, must be struck under the intracorporate immunity doctrine. Defendants’ demurrer and plea in bar are overruled. Parties’ arguments At a hearing ...

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Plaintiff claims emotional distress affected diabetes (access required)

Defendant doctor’s demurrer to plaintiff’s personal injury claim is overruled because plaintiff has pleaded emotional distress accompanied by a physical injury. Decision “For the purpose of surviving a demurrer, a pleading is ‘sufficient if it clearly informs the opposite party ...

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