Virginia: Car Accidents – a Lawyer’s T-Bone

Trial is the monthly journal of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”). Its issue for January, 2019, is emblazoned “PREMISES LIABILITY”.

The “Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS” section of January 2019’s Trial marquees two motor vehicle accident cases. First, “Negligent hiring/entrustment” is an 18-wheel truck and pickup truck collision in a $101,300,000.00 2018 Texas jury award. Id. at 10. Second, “T-bone collision leads to quadriplegia” is an automobile crash in a $41,630,000.00 2018 California jury award. Id.

“Verdicts & SETTLEMENTS” also highlights a medical malpractice case. “Negligent performance of cataract surgery” is a $500,000.00 2018 Florida jury award. Id. at 12.

Mr. Waterman has been a member of AAJ/ATLW for more than 30 years. His law practice focuses on vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and other cases of wrongful death and personal injury. Contact him with your case!