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Hip replacement left woman with permanent impairment – $1,100,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a 47-year-old female who suffered pain and the dysfunction of her right hip, went to the defendant, who diagnosed her as having degenerative arthritis of her right hip secondary to subluxation of the hip with a shallow acetabulum. ...

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Metal truss fell over during “fun run” event, crushing child’s foot – $11,575,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, an active 6-year-old girl, completed the CNN Healthy Kids Fun Run held Oct. 30, 2010, on the grounds of the Pentagon. According to court filings, the race was sponsored by Cable News Network, Inc. (“CNN”) and marketed and implemented ...

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Longshoreman unable to work after motorcycle collided with tractor-trailer – $1,132,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 54-year-old male, was operating his motorcycle on Turnpike Road in Portsmouth when the defendant tractor-trailer driver failed to yield the right-of-way by making an illegal u-turn in front of the plaintiff. The collision resulted in the plaintiff’s hand ...

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Supreme Court agrees to hear police records case

In a case closely watched by local governments and law enforcement, a Virginia county is hoping to overturn a ruling allowing a former criminal defendant to get access to a police officer’s personnel records. To say the least, Adam Ewing ...

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Supreme Court agrees to hear police records case

In a case closely watched by local governments and law enforcement, a Virginia county is hoping to overturn a ruling allowing a former criminal defendant to get access to a police officer’s personnel records. To say the least, Adam Ewing ...

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Goodlatte names two to Judiciary staff

Two members of the staff of Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-6th – both lawyers – have been selected for his senior staff for the House Judiciary Committee where Goodlatte will take office as chairman. Shelley Husband will serve as chief of ...

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