Virginia: Car Accidents – a Lawyer’s Sheriff

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Trial is the monthly journal of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly American Trial Lawyers Associations (“ATLA”). Its issue for September, 2017, is “On The Technological Edge”.

September 2017 Trial’s “Verdict & SETTLEMENTS” features three car crash cases – two involving law enforcement officers – and a medical negligence case. Id. at 10, 13, 14, 16. “Failure to diagnose coronary artery disease” reports a $3,920,000.00 2016 Maryland jury verdict for medical malpractice causing wrongful death. Id. at 14, 16.

“Sheriff’s deputy causes intersection collision” highlights a $14,300,000.00 2016 Washington settlement for a victim of a sheriff’s deputy speeding and running a stop sign. Id. at 10, 13. “Police cruiser broadsides SUV” marquees a paid $2,520,000.00 2017 California jury award for 3 family members injured by a sheriff running a redlight. Id. at 10. “Car strikes cyclist as intersection” covers a $439,600.00 2016 Florida jury award to a bicyclist struck by a motorist. Id. at 16.