OUR RESULTS

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THE VIRGINIA STATE BAR RULES REQUIRE A DISCLAIMER STATING *THE RESULTS OBTAINED IN SPECIFIC CASES DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE, PAST CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN FUTURE CASES UNDERTAKEN BY A LAWYER OR LAW FIRM.*

We are pleased and very proud to report our successes in and out of the courtroom for our former clients.

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Verdicts & Settlements

Brief Facts

Disputed case for damages resulting in a child’s autism as a result of a contaminated DPT shot.

Result

$20,000,000 lifetime payout on a 2.8 Million Dollar verdict in the United States District Court for the Eastern Division.

Brief Facts

Damages disputed in this case involving serious spinal injuries and 3 surgical interventions.

Result

Case successfully mediated to settlement in excess of $2,000,000.

Brief Facts

Case was successfully mediated just before hearings on the workers’ compensation issue for a total of $1,000,000 with lifetime payout over $1,600,000.

Result

Case was successfully mediated just before hearings on the workers’ compensation issue for a total of $1,000,000 with lifetime payout over $1,600,000.

Brief Facts

Case was a hotly disputed plastic surgery case whereby the plaintiff suffered permanent facial nerve damage during a mid-face lift . . . defendant doctor denied any responsibility.

Result

Henrico jury returned a verdict of $1,400,000 following a 3 day trial and after 3 hours of deliberation.

Brief Facts

Case against obstetrician for mis-diagnosis in attempted performance of a D and C procedure resulting in harm to fetus.

Result

After depositions and discovery the defendants finally admitted liability resulting in a pre-trial settlement of $750,000.

Case Type: Tractor Trailer Accident , Case Type: Wrongful Death
Brief Facts

Tragic case involving the wrongful death of a 45 year old married male when a cement truck backed out of a driveway on to a major roadway.  Case was disputed on the basis of liability.

Result

A jury focus group result compelled the defendants to pay most of their coverage with a $750,000 mediation result just before trial.

Case Type: Tractor Trailer Accident , Case Type: Wrongful Death
Brief Facts

Tragic case involving the wrongful death of a 45 year old married male when a cement truck backed out of a driveway on to a major roadway.  Case was disputed on the basis of liability.

Result

A jury focus group result compelled the defendants to pay most of their coverage with a $750,000 mediation result just before trial.

Brief Facts

Plaintiff was a passenger in a tractor trailer that ran off the road due to a driver’s failure to properly inspect brakes.

Result

Case was successfully negotiated prior to trial for an amount of $625,000

Brief Facts

Hotly disputed case involving improper lane change on Interstate 95.  Plaintiff was incorrectly charged by the State Police and the defendant trucking company disputed liability and damages and refused any payment whatsoever.

Result

Forensic evidence, accident reconstruction and witness depositions allowed us to successfully mediate this case for a total sum of $600,000.

Case Type: Slip & Fall
Brief Facts

Plaintiff was a guest at a local hotel which did not properly clear snow and ice from its entrance.  Defendants disputed liability.

Result

Plaintiff suffered serious ankle injuries resulting in a pre-trial settlement of $325,000.

Brief Facts

The defendant nurse left her patient choking for 5 to 10 minutes before a Code Blue was called.  Defendant denied responsibility and asserted that the decedent was having a heart attack before she started choking.

Result

Case was successfully mediated just before trial for a total sum of $250,000.