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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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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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Man out on walk hit by mirror of passing van – $225,000 Verdict (access required)

On a Sunday evening, plaintiff was out for a walk with his family in a residential neighborhood in Lynchburg. Plaintiff was standing on some gravel between the pavement and the edge of the yard on the right hand side of ...

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Driver backed into woman, hurting her ankle – $248,630 Verdict (access required)

The case arose from injuries sustained in a low-speed collision in a restaurant parking lot on April 16, 2013. The plaintiff, who had an unrelated right knee injury scheduled for surgery several weeks later, was exiting the passenger side of ...

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Woman sued doctor over problems with leg hardware – $700,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff had severe and chronic back pain and leg pain, which caused her to be disabled. After extensive pain management for years, she saw the defendant, who recommended surgery in an attempt to improve her back and leg pain. ...

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Nerve severed during wisdom teeth extraction – $625,000 Verdict (access required)

Dr. Burgoyne, an oral surgeon, extracted the four developing wisdom teeth of a 12-year-old girl in August 2014. In the process of doing so, Dr. Burgoyne completely severed the child’s lingual nerve on one side (there are two nerves which ...

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Motorcyclist hurt toe, foot after running into car – $73,935.56 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, 23 at the time of the accident, struck defendant’s vehicle while riding his motorcycle on Roanoke’s Shenandoah Avenue on a clear July afternoon. The accident happened when defendant pulled out from a stop sign on a side street into ...

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Jury returns verdict of $30K more than limits $130,000 Verdict (access required)

Linda Neely, the plaintiff in this case, is a 64-year-old, life-long resident of Chesterfield County. She is a widow who lives with her adult son. She spent 32 years as a special education teacher before her retirement. At the time ...

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Pregnant woman hit driving over bridge – $100,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was driving over the Berkley Bridge toward Chesapeake when the defendant crossed multiple lanes of traffic and violently struck the plaintiff, forcing her car onto and almost over the jersey wall at the crest of the bridge. The plaintiff, ...

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