13 Sep Virginia: Wrongful Death – a Lawyer’s Approval
On September 14, 2010, Circuit Court for the City of Suffolk, Virginia approved a wrongful death settlement. The case is Burr v. R.C. Paving, No. CL08-947 C/W CL08-955.
The Court in Burr, which arose out of a motor vehicle accident, also apportioned the settlement proceeds among the statutory beneficiaries. By consent, the known surviving siblings shared the net proceeds equally.