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#14 (tie) – $1 million (access required)

Confidential Type of Case: Medical malpractice, failure to diagnose colon cancer Court: Fairfax County Circuit Court Attorney: Benjamin W. Glass III, Fairfax Summary: Plaintiff went to his primary care physician with a complaint of rectal bleeding in early 2001. He ...

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#13 – $1.14 million (access required)

Blue Line Media Inc. v. Redmon Group Inc. Type of Case: Breach of contract, Virginia Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act Court: Alexandria Circuit Court Attorneys: Raighne C. Delaney, David A. Temeles Jr., Arlington Summary: Blue Line Media Inc., a law ...

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#12 – $1.32 million (access required)

Bagley v. EWC, LC Type of Case: Premises liability, slip and fall Court: Richmond Circuit Court Attorney: David L. Epperly Jr., Richmond Summary: A truck driver slipped and fell on ice in a parking lot. The fall aggravated a pre-existing ...

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#11 – $1.55 million (access required)

Booth v. O’Connell Type of Case: Birth injury, Erb’s palsy Court: Newport News Circuit Court Attorneys: Lisa P. O’Donnell, Amberley Gibbs Hammer, Norfolk Summary: An infant suffered a severe and permanent injury to the brachial plexus nerves. Plaintiff alleged that ...

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#10 – $1.7 million (access required)

King v. John Crane Inc. Type of Case: Asbestos, mesothelioma Court: Newport News Circuit Court Attorneys: Hugh B. McCormick III, Erin E. Hieronimus, Newport News Summary: Plaintiff’s decedent, an 81-year-old retired boiler technician, died from mesothelioma in January 2004. Plaintiff’s ...

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#9 – $1.96 million (access required)

Weston v. BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair Inc. Type of Case: Personal injury – maritime Court: Norfolk Circuit Court Attorney: John W. Drescher Summary: Plaintiff, an employee of a civil service arm of the Department of Defense/Navy, fell 30 feet ...

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#8 – $2 million (access required)

Confidential Type of Case: Failure to diagnose and treat bacterial infection Court: Fairfax County Circuit Court Attorneys: Charles J. Zauzig III, Melissa G. Ray, Woodbridge Summary: A pediatrician concluded that a 3 1/2-year-old child with a 103-degree fever, nausea and ...

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#7 – $2.38 million (access required)

Bell v. Myers Type of Case: Wrongful death Court: Chesterfield County Circuit Court Attorneys: Thomas E. Albro, R. Lee Livingston, Charlottesville Summary: The 38-year-old decedent died seven weeks after he went to his primary care physicians with complaints of indigestion ...

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#6 – $2.8 million (access required)

Titsworth v. Howard Brothers Inc. Type of Case: Automobile crash Court: Caroline County Circuit Court Attorneys: Steven M. Frei, Laura J. Johnston, Reston Summary: Plaintiff began having seizures three months after the van in which he was a passenger was ...

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#5 – $3.5 million (access required)

Franklin v. Feeny Type of Case: Bunion surgery Court: Roanoke Circuit Court Attorney: Patrick T. Fennell, Roanoke Summary: Plaintiff contended that a podiatrist was negligent in performing bunion surgery. After the surgery, the woman had such severe pain that an ...

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