Richmond jury returns $23M verdict
By Alan Cooper
Republished from Virginia Lawyers Weekly Blog
Published: March 1, 2011
A Richmond Circuit Court jury returned a $23 million verdict yesterday for a tractor-trailer driver who was horribly injured in a crash on Interstate 295 in April 2007.
Ricky L. Jones remained in an induced coma for several weeks after the collision about a mile north of the U.S. 301 intersection and has undergone 26 surgeries, according to P. Christopher Guedri, who tried the case with partner Douglas A. Barry. Jones suffered a traumatic brain injury in addition to the loss of…