Virginia & Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Recent Personal Injury Case Verdict Against a Drunk Driver, Including Punitive Damages

My colleague Rick Shapiro has posted a full article discussing how juries do not have sympathy for drunk drivers who cause serious personal injuries, whether in Virginia (VA), North Carolina (NC) or elsewhere. Even in a case of very small medical bills, a recent Virginia jury in a conservative state court jurisdiction granted a $281,000 verdict for…

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Virginia/Carolina Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Recent Personal Injury Case Verdict against Drunk Driver Including Punitive Damages

Juries do not have sympathy for drunk drivers who cause serious personal injuries, whether in Virginia (VA), North Carolina (NC) or elsewhere. Even in a case of very small medical bills, a recent Virginia jury in a conservative state court jurisdiction granted a $281,000 verdict for a teenager injured in a car accident hit by a totally drunk driver with a .32% blood alcohol content (BAC).

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Personal Injury Suits/Claims Stack Up Against Retailers Due to Falling Merchandise/Falling Product Negligence

Whether it is Norfolk, Virginia Beach (Va. Beach), Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Virginia (VA) or Kitty Hawk, Hill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Manteo, Elizabeth City, North Carolina (NC), we have all witnessed the widespread development of big box stores such as Lowes, Home Depot, Sams Club, Price Club, etc.  Expansive floor space with merchandise and large…

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Personal Injury Lawsuits: Hospitals and Clinics Adjust To Increase in Infection Injury Malpractice Cases

Personal Injury Lawsuits: According to an article in Lawyers USA in December 2008, medical malpractice lawsuits are on the rise against hospital and other clinics for serious or life-threatening infections that personal injury victims are claiming could have been prevented. Most importantly, juries are holding the hospitals responsible for failing to prevent the resulting personal injuries/infections.

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