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$350,000 Settlement for Railroad Worker Blood Cancer/Wrongful Death

Results: $375,000 (confidential terms) Court: A Circuit Court (confidential) Date: September 2022   ATTORNEYS:  Richard N. Shapiro STAFF:  Paula S.   WHAT HAPPENED: Our railroad worker client was 63 years old when he was diagnosed with a blood cancer. He had retired from work as a railroad machinist and railroad hostler and had worked for…

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$400,000 Settlement for Railroad Worker Who Suffered Back Injury

RESULTS:  $400,000 (confidential terms) COURT:  Court location confidential DATE: Fall, 2022 ATTORNEYS:  Richard N. Shapiro STAFF:  Paula S.   WHAT HAPPENED: Our client was a 57-year-old railroad worker who was a foreman at a railroad yard. There was a particular piece of equipment (confidential) that was not working correctly and which had been written up…

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$675,000 Settlement for Hysterectomy/Incontinence Case

RESULTS:   $675,000 Settlement COURT:  (Confidential) Virginia Circuit Court DATE:  October 20, 2022   ATTORNEYS:  Richard N. Shapiro and Eric K. Washburn STAFF:  Paula S.   WHAT HAPPENED: A 38-year-old woman was treated by an OB/GYN after having undergone a tubal ligation. The OB/GYN physician recommended a total hysterectomy which was done in 2018. The…

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Delivery Truck Driver Collides With Motorcyclist Suffering From Terminal Cancer

Amount: $975,000 (settled) Firm Attorneys: Kevin Sharp, Eric Washburn Court:  Virginia Circuit Court Date resolved: September 2022   WHAT HAPPENED Our client was operating his Harley-Davidson motorcycle in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia in January 2022, when a commercial delivery truck, attempting to make a left-hand turn at an intersection, pulled directly into the…

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