An 87-year-old hospital patient injured in a fall has won a $3.5-million verdict against a Newport News, Va. hospital using high resolution imaging to dramatize her alleged brain injuries for the jury.
A judge has approved the largest reported workers’ compensation settlement in Virginia, a $6.2 million package that coordinates ongoing Social Security benefits, a Medicare set-aside fund and a special needs trust to care for a young worker who will need lifetime services.
The estate of a former Richmond City, Va. Jail inmate has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Sheriff C.T. Woody Jr. and other employees at the jail alleging negligent medical care.
The Virginia Supreme Court has rejected proposed reforms in lawyer advertising regulations, refusing to relax requirements for disclaimers on claims about case results and tightening limits on the use of words such as “expert” and “specialist.”
After six years and two federal appeals, the family of a child who suffered brain damage from a birth-related injury has reached a $25 million settlement with the U.S. Government.
An organ repairman has won his lawsuit against Carytown, Va.’s historic Byrd Theatre.
The husband of a woman killed in an abortive abduction and robbery in Northern Virginia has recovered $2.6 million from settlements with both the mall where she was abducted and a convenience store where she was forced to try to get money from an ATM.
A judge has approved a settlement that will allow about 600 active and retired Richmond, Va. police officers to collect some $7 million in unpaid overtime.
In one of the most important steps in the local saga over tainted Chinese-made drywall, attorneys have announced that a $13 million settlement has been reached between homeowners whose properties were built with the product and some of the companies they sued.
A Virginia jury has returned verdicts totaling $9 million against two obstetricians in a birth injury case where the child’s medical expenses have already exceeded the cap for the child’s recovery under Virginia law.