Virginia: Motor Cars – a Lawyer’s Pedestrian

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Trial is the monthly legal journal of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”). Its issue for August, 2018, is entitled “GET READY FOR TRIAL.”.

“Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS” of August 2018 Trial reported 2 vehicle accident, 1 aviation, and 1 medical malpractice cases. “Failure to maintain control of vehicle” marquees a $18,700,000.00 2017 Florida jury award. “Failure to heed pedestrian in crosswalk” highlights a $444,100.00 2017 Washington jury award against an airline. Id. at 12. “Passenger injured during turbulence” covers a $1,000,000.00 2017 Florida jury award. Id. at 10. “Improper response to respiratory distress” chronicles a $7,000,000.00 2017 Arizona settlement of a medical negligence lawsuit. Id. at 12.

Mr. Waterman has been a member of AAJ/ATLA over 30 years. His law practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of wrongful death and serious personal injury.