$50,000 Jury Verdict / $10,000 offer

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

Michele Chiocca and Hunt Whitehead recently tried an automobile accident case to a City of Richmond jury. Allstate Insurance Company had offered $10,000.00 to settle the case. The client would have accepted $20,000.00 to settle the case. The client was rear-ended by another car. There was very little damage to the client’s vehicle. The person…

Rear-End Accident Causes Shoulder Surgery

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

Michele Chiocca settled a case 2 days before trial for a woman, who was rear-ended in a car accident. She sustained both labral and rotator tears in her shoulder when she was injured in the accident. The client did not seek medical care from an Orthopedic doctor for several months after the collision. Michele Chiocca…

Tractor Trailer accident eventually leads to hip surgery

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

Hunt Whitehead was able to settle a case for a 38 year old man who was rear-ended by two tractor trailers on Interstate 64. The client developed hip pain approximate one month after the collision and eventually had a complicated hip surgery to avoid having a hip replacement. There was a huge fight over whether…

Car Accident Case Causing Multiple Rotator Cuff Surgeries

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

Hunt Whitehead and Michele Chiocca recently settled a case for $285,000.00 for a woman who sustained a torn rotator cuff as a result of the automobile accident. The case had been turned down by two law firms prior to Whitehead & Chiocca being retained. The client initially did not receive medical care following the collision….

Mediated Settlement for Neck Injury

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

Hunt Whitehead was able to obtain a $500,000 settlement at mediation for a client, who sustained neck injury when she was t-boned on Route 10 in Chesterfield County. She had a herniated disc shown on an MRI a few weeks before the car accident. Mr. Whitehead was able to get her doctors to relate her…

Wrongful Death caused by a Police Officer

Practice Area: Wrongful Death

Hunt Whitehead was able to obtain a confidential settlement for the family of man who was killed when his tow truck was run off the road by a police officer who was passing the tow truck in the right lane of Route 460 in Prince George County. The decedent was survived by his wife and…

Dog Bite to Child’s Head

Practice Area: Child Support

Hunt Whitehead settled a case for a family, whose daughter was bitten by a pit bull. The child was bitten while visiting her grandfather’s home in Farmville, Virginia. The grandfather had been feeding and taking care of the pit bull, although he did not own the dog. The child was playing in the yard, while…

$1,000,000 award to family of man killed in World Trade Center attack

Hunt Whitehead represented a 12 year old girl who resided in Richmond, Virginia regarding her father being killed in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center. Her father was a janitor in his early 30s, who was working at the time the building was hit by the plane. He was never found. Through the…

Victim’s Fund Award for lady who survived Pentagon attack on 9/11

Practice Area: Personal Injury

Hunt Whitehead represented an employee of the Pentagon, who was lucky to survive the attack on 9/11. She would have been killed if she had not left her desk to go to the fax machine. Everyone who worked in her area was killed but her. The fax machined was located behind a fortified wall that…

Teacher’s felony charges for assaulting a student dismissed

Michele Chiocca was able to get a judge in Chesterfield County to dismiss three charges against a teacher for allegedly assaulting a student on March 12, 2009. The incident was caught on video tape. Ms. Chiocca was able to show that the teacher’s actions were justified. The charges were dismissed and eventually expunged so that…