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Pressure ulcer turned fatal during nursing home stay – Confidential Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent, a 92-year-old female, was placed at a nursing home for one-week respite care while her daughter, who provided home care, went on a one week vacation. Decedent was diagnosed with advance dementia, hypertension (high blood pressure), peripheral arterial ...

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Snowy conditions led to collision with tractor-trailer – $1,025,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 20-year-old college student who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a January 2010 motor vehicle collision on Interstate 95 in Greensville County. Plaintiff was a passenger in a car that collided with a tractor-trailer when the driver ...

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Assembly approves payee notification

Without a single “nay” vote at any step, the Virginia General Assembly has approved a law to require insurance companies to notify personal injury claimants when they send settlement checks to claimants’ lawyers. Senate Bill 984, sponsored by Sen. Mark ...

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Supreme Court refuses Disthene appeal

A court-ordered breakup of a family-owned central Virginia mining corporation will stand. The Supreme Court of Virginia on Friday refused to review the decision of Circuit Judge Jane M. Roush calling for a sell-off of assets of The Disthene Group ...

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Summary Affirmances (access required)

The Virginia Court of Appeals has summarily affirmed administrative agency decisions in the following cases: Morris Tile Distributors of Richmond Inc. v. DuBois, Record No 1667-12-2, Jan. 22, 2013, upholding an award of partial permanent disability benefits for a shoulder ...

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