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Man tripped, accidentally shot girlfriend in arm – $125,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 47-year-old female who had a romantic relationship with the defendant. She was a guest at the defendant’s residential dwelling house on June 1, 2013, at approximately 11 o’clock p.m.; that after visiting for a short time, she ...

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Bicyclist hust ankle, wrist when struck at intersection (access required)

Plaintiff was a bicyclist who was riding her bike on a sidewalk and exited the sidewalk at an intersection where she was struck by the defendant, who had been at a stop sign at the same intersection. Defendant claimed that ...

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Driver ran red light, then t-boned passenger’s car – $80,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff and her husband, a retired minister, were travelling in Virginia Beach after visiting a friend who had just returned from missionary work in Latin America. The defendant ran a red light while looking at her phone and t-boned the ...

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Attorney failed to toll the statute of limitations – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

Claimant lost her ability to recover under a private disability policy based on negligent representation by her attorney. Claimant was a physician who became disabled from her profession as a result of multiple medical conditions, including chronic fatigue syndrome. The ...

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Class action brought for alleged Fair Credit reporting violations (access required)

The plaintiff claimed that the defendant violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., in connection with preparing background reports. Specifically, plaintiffs contended that the defendant website violated the FCRA by (1) reporting criminal records to ...

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Truck turned against red light, striking plaintiff’s pickup truck – $1,750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was driving home from dinner in a small, half-ton pickup. She was on a major roadway approaching a major intersection and had a green light. Defendant was driving a large, U-Haul type truck, traveling the opposite direction from plaintiff ...

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Plaintiff’s Mild TBI injuries were caused by rearender accident (access required)

Plaintiff was rear ended while stopped for a turning vehicle. [15-T-192]   Type of action: Personal injury Injuries alleged: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury headaches, neck pain and shoulder pain Name of case: Griffin v. Lomely Court: York County Circuit Court ...

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