Virginia Personal Injury Attorneys

$1,000,000 Settlement – For Hire Moving Project Accident

Attorneys for Plaintiff:  William B. Kilduff and Christopher L. Spinelli Paralegal: Julie Bickhart Settlement:  $1 Million Dollars The plaintiff, 53, who agreed to help a friend, Defendant Driver, with a for-hire moving project in the summer of 2016.  (Defendant #1 operated an occasional moving company service that would, on occasion, rent a Cargo Truck at […]


$300,000 Verdict for Plaintiff in John Doe Motorcycle Wreck

A Richmond jury returned a verdict of $300,000 for the plaintiff motorcycle driver who was hurt when an unidentified pickup truck, driven by a “John Doe,”  suddenly stopped for no reason in a curved offramp.  The motorcyclist had to lay down her bike in a split second to avoid the crash.  The pickup driver was […]


$800,000 Settlement for Man Rear-ended by Commercial Truck

Plaintiff resolved his case with a construction company for $800,000 after a construction vehicle rear-ended him at moderate speed, causing exacerbation of underlying arthritis and requiring a hip replacement that was disputed by the company.


$700,000 Verdict for Victim of Botched Back Surgery

A Richmond city jury returned a verdict for Emroch & Kilduff’s client after a 3-day trial on May 24, 2019.  The jury found that the surgeon was negligent and that his negligence caused permanent nerve damage in the plaintiff’s lumbar spine.


$2,000,000 Recovered for Anesthesia Death Victim’s Family

On April 24, 2017, the decedent was a passenger in a vehicle driven by a friend that was traveling on an interstate roadway.  The driver lost control of the vehicle which caused the vehicle to leave the roadway and crash into a ditch.  As a result of the crash, the decedent sustained several cervical bone […]


Minor Struck by School Bus in Crosswalk – $900k Settlement

Plaintiff was struck and run over by a school bus in a crosswalk as plaintiff walked to school.  The bus fractured plaintiff’s left tibia and fibia as well as six bones in her right foot.  The fractures were treated surgically and plaintiff will live with a fixation device implanted to stabilize the tib-fib fracture.  Plaintiff […]


$850,000 Settlement

Medical Malpractice The plaintiff lost her left kidney and suffered damage to her gallbladder and spleen as a result of the transection of her left ureter sustained during a colostomy with Hartmann procedure. Plaintiff contended that the general surgeon who performed the colostomy was negligent in transecting the left ureter by mistake. As a consequence […]


Abscess Costs Woman Capacity To Carry Another Child – $1.5 Million Verdict

By: Virginia Lawyers Weekly  May 7, 2018 The patient went to the emergency room with complaints of abdominal pain two days after being discharged following the birth of her first child via C-section. A CT scan was read as possibly showing an abscess on her uterus, and she had an elevated white blood count and […]


$1.425 Million Medical Malpractice Settlement

The decedent experienced cardiac arrest during an outpatient endoscopy and passed away, leaving behind a wife and three adult children as well as three adult step-children. Plaintiff contended that the anesthetist negligently used large, one-size-fits-all bolus doses of Propofol to sedate the decedent before the procedure. Plaintiff contended that the decedent suffered respiratory arrest which […]


6-Year-Old Girl Drowned: $1,500,000 Settlement

(By: Virginia Lawyers Weekly May 26, 2014) This was a premises liability/wrongful death case, stemming from a drowning that occurred on July 1, 2011. The defendants were the apartment owners, the apartment management company, and the company hired to manage the pool and supply a trained lifeguard. The decedent was a 6-year-old kindergarten student at […]