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Physicians fail to detect bleeding after surgery on pituitary gland – $850,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent died when she suffered a cardiac arrest due to low blood volume as a consequence of an internal hemorrhage from super therapeutic anticoagulation. The evidence showed that the decedent was admitted to the angiography service by a physician ...

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56-year-old woman develops bed sores after multiple surgeries – $300,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 56-year-old female, was admitted to the hospital on Oct. 9, 2009, for multiple surgical procedures, including laparoscopic nephrectomy and laparoscopic adrenalectomy. These surgeries were successfully performed without complications and the plaintiff arrived in her hospital room late on ...

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Woman breaks hip, shoulder in fall on supermarket walkway – $193,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 62-year-old woman who went shopping with her daughter at on the opening day for a supermarket. The plaintiff was disabled, having kidney disease, liver disease, heart trouble and cancer. She was in the parcel pick-up area, pushing ...

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Van accident causes injuries to brain, neck and back – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff had probable pre-existing learning disabilities and borderline functional ability but was able to run a cleaning business. On April 22, 2008, defendants’ van broadsided plaintiff’s van. The force of the crash dislodged the driveshaft on plaintiff’s van. He was ...

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Your future clients

It’s late August, so here’s a back-to-school item. Every year since 1998, Beloit College in Wisconsin has released the “Beloit College Mindset List.” This list provides a rundown of the cultural touchstones that have shaped the year’s entering freshmen. It ...

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UVa ruling expected in 10 days

Albemarle County Circuit Judge Paul Peatross announced Friday he would decide in ten days the University of Virginia’s court challenge to civil investigative demands issued by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli seeking documents related to climate change research. As reported ...

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UVa ruling expected in 10 days

Albemarle County Circuit Judge Paul Peatross announced Friday he would decide in ten days the University of Virginia’s court challenge to civil investigative demands issued by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli seeking documents related to climate change research. As reported ...

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Intellectual Property – Copyright – Furniture Collections – Chair Design (access required)

A knock-off furniture company that copied plaintiff’s furniture designs, and even removed labels from plaintiff’s furniture and displayed it as its own at the High Point, N.C., furniture market, violated plaintiff’s copyrights and the North Carolina Unfair & Deceptive Trade ...

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