Henrico Circuit Court
Arthur L. Lawhorn Jr. v. CSX Transportation, Inc.
Plaintiff says he was working as a machinist in defendant’s Bryan Park Roadway Shop when he was directed by his supervisor to assist with recharging an air compressor. Plaintiff says the support mechanism to keep the open access door of the compressor from falling was defective and propped open with a piece of wood. When his supervisor continued attempts to restart the compressor, plaintiff says the access door fell and struck him, causing injuries, loss of wages and earning capacity, and medical expenses. He seeks judgment in principal sum of $5 million.
Law firm: Matthew T. Paulk of Matthew T. Paulk; and Christopher B. Hall of Hall & Lampros
Filed: 1/14/2014. CL14000100
Richmond Circuit Court
Tawanda Davis v. The Canal Club
Plaintiff says she was hit on the head with a chair without provocation by an employee of the club at 1545 E. Cary St., causing injuries that required hospitalization, and seeks judgment in principal sum of $49,000.
Law firm: Hunt H. Whitehead and Michele L. Chiocca of Whitehead & Chiocca
Filed: 1/13/2014. CL14000202
Jean S. Altizer, administrator of the estate of Philip Andrew Schneider, deceased v. Chippenham & Johnston-Willis Hospitals, Inc. d/b/a CJW Medical Center and Chippenham Medical Center; Erin K. Madison, R.N.; Heather Young, R.N.; and Jamie Krisher, R.N. a/k/a Jamie Hutton, R.N.
Plaintiff says because of the negligence of defendants, and because the blood sugar levels of decedent, a diabetic, were not checked, that he died as a result of severe hypoglycemia. Plaintiff seeks judgment in principal sum of $3 million.
Law firm: Joshua D. Silverman of Silverman Law Firm
Filed: 1/13/2014. CL14000210
Heather Archer v. Infuzion, LLC
Plaintiff says defendant negligently allowed a slippery condition to remain on the floor of the club at 1401 Roseneath Road and that she fell and sustained a serious injury to her left shoulder. Plaintiff seeks judgment in principal sum of $250,000.
Law firm: David O. Prince
Filed: 1/13/2014. CL14000214