By Admin | Published September 14, 2023 | |
We’re pleased to share a significant legal win achieved by Thomas J. Curcio, a dedicated attorney who recently secured a substantial settlement for his client. The case centered around a 61-year-old woman who, after a meal at the Hot Pot Legend restaurant at the One Loudoun complex, experienced a significant fall. As she exited the Read MoreRead More
Attorney Rakin Hamad secured a substantial settlement of $175,000 in a complex rear-end collision case. The case centers around an incident where the plaintiff, who was stopped at a red light, became the victim of a rear-end collision in Prince William County. What sets this case apart are the plaintiff’s pre-existing lower back injuries, which Read MoreRead More
Punitive damages are extra compensation given in civil cases to punish someone for extremely reprehensible behavior. They serve as an example and a warning to discourage others from doing the same thing. In Allstate Ins. Co. v. Wade, 265 Va. 383 (2003), the Virginia Supreme Court explains in its ruling that a defendant’s behavior has to Read MoreRead More
Earlier this month, Justin and Rakin volunteered as judges at the Costello mock trial competition. George Mason University’s (GMU) Antonin Scalia Law School hosted its 16th annual John L. Costello National Criminal Law Trial Advocacy Competition, which featured 31 teams from 21 law schools across the United States. Dozens of GMU students volunteered as witnesses, practicing Read MoreRead More
Periodically throughout each Virginia Legislature session, we report on Bills that are of interest to our personal injury practice and that our clients and friends may find helpful and informative. One such Bill is House Bill 1440, which addresses an evidentiary issue we often face in cases where the careless driver who was issued a Read MoreRead More
A common question prospective and current clients ask us is how an actual civil trial proceeds and what occurs during the trial. While each of the parts of a trial discussed below will be addressed in greater detail in blogs to come, this overview provides a quick summary for a basic understanding. Keep in mind Read MoreRead More
In every jury trial, the jury is the fact-finder. In personal injury cases, this means that the jury evaluates all the evidence presented at trial, considers the credibility of the witnesses, and, applying their common sense and life experiences, determines what the facts are. Then provided with the law by the judge in the form Read MoreRead More
As the plaintiff, the injured party must present their case-in-chief to the jury before the defendant’s case. In their case-in-chief, the plaintiff must prove liability and damages. That is, the plaintiff must first prove that the defendant was negligent in causing the plaintiff’s injuries. Then the plaintiff must prove the defendant’s negligent behavior caused every Read MoreRead More
Recently, I had the pleasure of participating on a panel as part of a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course offered by the Fairfax Bar Association. As a member of the Fairfax Bar Association, Curcio Law is honored to participate in these seminars and share our knowledge with our peers. The topic discussed was the discoverability Read MoreRead More
Medical illustrations are an important tool in proving damages in a plaintiff’s personal injury case. A medical illustration is a visual depiction of an injury or a procedure performed on the injured party. When a medical expert explains how a person was injured, many medical terms are used, and the average juror is unfamiliar with Read MoreRead More
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"$2,000,000.00 Pedestrian Hit By Bus / Broken Foot, Surgery Complications & Partial Choroidal Detachment"
"$2,000,000.00 Wrongful Death Settlement"
"$1,900,000.00 Pedestrian Hit By Truck / Fractured Pelvis & Multiple Surgeries"
"$1,500,000.00 Auto Accident / Wrongful Death"
"$1,200,000.00 Auto Accident / Broken Neck, Punctured Lung"
"$847,500.00 Dangerous Dog Bite / Facial Injury, Scarring"
"$600,000.00 Tractor Trailer Crash / Neck Injury, requiring surgery"
"$595,000.00 (Jury Verdict) Auto Accident / Broken Foot"
"$546,905.00 Auto Accident / Neck injury, Herniated Disc"