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Daily Archives: June 7, 2010

Ornamental bell falls on restaurant patron, causes brain injury – $1,200,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, a 46-year-old construction worker, was injured while eating dinner with a friend at the defendant’s restaurant. A four-pound ornamental clay bell that was attached to a metal display stand on top of the booth above the plaintiff detached ...

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Woman suffers rectal injuries during surgery in Winchester – $3,000,000 Verdict (access required)

Defendant doctor performed a laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy (“LAVH”) on the plaintiff, then 39 years old, in 2007. Plaintiff had suffered from menorrhagia, or heavy menstrual cycles. At the time of the surgery the plaintiff was earning approximately $45,000 per ...

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Investors allege Wachovia made risky investment recommendations – $276,844 Arbitration Award (access required)

A Financial Industry Reguatlion Authority arbitration panel found Wachovia Securities liable to claimants in the amount of $276,844 in connection with the brokerage firm’s recommendations of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preferred stock. Alleging breaches of fiduciary duty, unsuitability, negligence, ...

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