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Did Contrib Defense Use 'Inflame' Jury In Roanoke? (access required)

A Roanoke plaintiff's attorney has suggested that a contributory-negligence defense may have prompted a Roanoke jury to award $1 million in damages to his client, who was run over by a 77-year-old woman in a supermarket parking lot. The elderly defendant struck and ran over the plaintiff, 61 at the time of the 1997 accident, with ...