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Tag Archives: Suffolk Circuit Court

Festival immune from personal injury claim (access required)

Because a Virginia statute immunizes a landowner if property is occupied for “recreational use” and the plaintiff benefitted from the charitable purpose of promoting the City of Suffolk, the court found the Suffolk Peanut Festival immune from plaintiff’s injury claim. ...

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Man knocked off bike by big dog, injured both shoulders – $475,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, 67, was riding his bicycle on the street in his neighborhood when a 60-pound dog bounded from the property through an electric fence and struck plaintiff’s bicycle, throwing him over the handlebars and injuring his right shoulder. Plaintiff underwent ...

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Plaintiff claims emergency physicians failed to diagnose stroke – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was a 31-year-old female who presented to the emergency department via EMS with complaints of severe headache, visual loss, dizziness and nausea/vomiting. She reported to the EMS personnel and the ED providers that she had experienced similar symptoms ...

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