Virginia: Car Accidents – a Lawyer’s Costs

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By Verdict Order entered June 6, 2019, Chesterfield Circuit Court awarded $7,566.65 for expert and other costs associated with appeal pursuant to Va. Code §16.1-113, plus $109.00 taxable costs, on a jury trial award of $45,000.00, in Elephant Insurance’s appeal of a $25,000.00 award at bench trial in General District Court. The vehicle accident case in Molina v. Goode, No. CL18000917-00. This appeal costs award should discourage dilatory defense appeals of GDC verdicts designed to delay and frustrate successful personal injury victim litigants.

Mr. Waterman’s law practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of wrongful death and personal injury. Contact him with your case!