Tag Archives: Verdict

Injury to ureter, severed during cancer surgery, went unrecognized — $6,500,000 verdict (access required)

Plaintiff underwent a right laparoscopic assisted hemicolectomy at Southside Regional Medical Center to remove an early stage colon cancer in July 2016. During the procedure, his right ureter was severed, but the surgeon did not realize it at the time. ...

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Man injured in air shaft collapse — $5 million verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was severely injured when a grate covering an air shaft collapsed and he fell approximately 25 feet onto a concrete floor. He suffered many injuries, including a fractured wrist, a fractured pelvis, fractured vertebrae, nerve and blood vessel damage ...

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Driver hurt when truck turned in front of her — $400,000 verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a professional driver operating a Freightliner at the time of the collision. She was traveling straight when defendant turned left in front of her in a smaller commercial vehicle. The defense admitted negligence but contested liability, asserting contributory ...

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Woman hit by unknown driver as he backed out in parking lot – $400,000 verdict plus prejudgment interest (access required)

On May 15, 2016, Tanza Hutchinson, age 59, was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the Coin Laundromat on Hull Street in Richmond. The unknown driver backed out of his parking spot at a high rate of ...

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Woman hurt when firefighter swung firetruck too wide — $200,000 verdict, plus $210,258 interest (access required)

Plaintiff, a 55-year-old woman, was stopped at a red light in the northbound left lane of 18th Street at its intersection with East Broad Street in Shockoe Bottom.  Defendant, a Richmond firefighter, was driving a firetruck heading west on East ...

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