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AT&T files lawsuit against MCI, alleging fraud in call routing (access required)

ALEXANDRIA—AT&T Corp. filed a $10 million lawsuit against MCI last Tuesday, accusing MCI of routing long-distance calls through Canada as part of an alleged scheme that forced AT&T to pay costly fees that MCI should have paid to complete those ...

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Head-On Collision – Bilateral Knee Injuries (access required)

Type of Action — Negligence Other Useful Information — This case arose from an automobile accident on Oct. 28, 1999. The plaintiff was traveling north on Route 15 when the southbound defendant made a left turn directly in front of ...

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Fall From Roof – Permanent Brain Injury (access required)

Type of Action — Negligence Other Useful Information — The plaintiff fell off of a roof and suffered a permanent closed head injury. Among other defenses, the defendants argued there was no negligence; that the plaintiff was contributorily negligent; that ...

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Motorist Falls Asleep At The Wheel (access required)

Type of Action — Negligence Other Useful Information — The plaintiff was sitting on an entrance ramp to I-95 in Fairfax County at a dead stop due to traffic. The defendant fell asleep at the wheel and rear-ended the plaintiff ...

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Rear-End Collision Between Semi-Trucks At Red Light (access required)

Type of Action — Negligence Other Useful Information — The case was a rear-end collision. According to the plaintiff, he was stopped at a red light and was rear-ended. The plaintiff was operating a semi truck with a roll on ...

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Demo BMW Sold As 'New' (access required)

Type of Action — Consumer protection Other Useful Information — The jury in June 2002 found Casey Honda/BMW guilty of fraud for selling a $50,000 BMW to a collector as “new” when it knew the automobile had been previously titled ...

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$250K For Broken Ankle In Auto Accident (access required)

Type of Action — Negligence Other Useful Information — Liability was admitted at trial. The plaintiff’s prognosis was excellent following the first level ankle fusion. Type of Injuries — Broken right ankle Name of Case — Clarke v. Smith Court ...

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Defense Verdict In Suit Over Fall On Beer At Restaurant (access required)

Type of Action — Negligence Other Useful Information — The plaintiff, a lawyer, was celebrating her engagement and a new job with three friends at a neighborhood restaurant. While dancing, she fell on a fluid ostensibly from a broken beer ...

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$900K Awarded In Suit Over Myomectomy (access required)

Type of Action — Medical malpractice Other Useful Information — The plaintiff, a 38-year-old female wished to preserve fertility while having uterine fibroids removed. The physician from George Washington recommended fibroid removal (myomectomy). Myomectomy was performed through a transverse suprapubic ...

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