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Bike accident settled for $1.65M (access required)

A man paralyzed in a bicycle accident has obtained a $1,650,000 settlement from the bike manufacturer and the store that advertised the bike as an all terrain bike. The case is Abel v. Montgomery Ward and Asahi Enterprises Corp. (see ...

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"50 Largest" lay plans for a successful 1993 (access required)

After several years of a recession-plagued economy and news of law firms laying off lawyers, Virginia’s largest law firms are looking forward to a prosperous 1993. According to the most recent “Virginia’s 50 Largest Law Firms” survey, which Virginia Lawyers ...

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Overturned trailer nets $2.1 million (access required)

A driver injured when his truck and attached boat trailer overturned has received a $2,112,500 settlement from the manufacturer of the boat trailer. The case, filed in Norfolk Circuit Court, was Morgan v. Calkins Manufacturing Co. (see Trial Reports, Jan. ...

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