Virginia: Car Accidents – a Lawyer’s Truck (February 2, 2013)

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The Trial Lawyer is a quarterly magazine for trial lawyers and a voice for justice. A lead article in its late Fall 2012 issue focuses on vehicle accidents: “THE INTERSTATE TRUCKING ‘Wheel-off’ Case And The ‘We’re Not A Motor Carrier’ Defense’.” Id. at 12-16.

Another leading article in The Trial Lawyer is “THE ROLE OF CORPORATE REPRESENTATIVES AT TRIAL”. Id. at 34-37. In Mr. Waterman’s recent patient fall case that resulted in a $3,500,000.00 jury verdict, Shirley Frazier Burrell v. Riverside Hospital, Inc., et al., No. CL1101633F in the Circuit Court for the City of Newport News, Virginia, he deposed 23 corporate representatives of Defendant, Riverside Hospital, Inc., many of whom he called in Plaintiff’s case-in-chief at trial.

Four other articles in The Trial Lawyer cover the special case of product liability. They are “VEHICLE ELECTRONICS: The Next Generation of Defects,” id at 22-24; “INJECTION WELLS: THE POISON BENEATH US,” id at 42-48; “PHARMACEUTICALS INDUSTRY NEGLIGENCE LEADS TO RECORD FINES,” id. at 64-65; and “PRADAXA: THE NEXT FRONTIER”. Id. at 79-80.