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Taking of billboard an issue in condemnation – $1.2 Million Settlement (access required)

In connection with the Route 123/Route 1 interchange project in Woodbridge, VDOT condemned portions of property owned by Mr. Gupta and his family. The certificates of take filed in the matter explicitly reference taking two billboards–one owned by Clear Channel ...

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Nerve was damaged during the extraction of woman’s tooth – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a middle-aged woman, suf­fered a serious inferior alveolar nerve in­jury as a result of the extraction of her as­ymptomatic impacted lower wisdom tooth. The nerve injury resulted in severe unrelenting pain. She promptly sought follow-up care, including dental and ...

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Renae Reed Patrick (access required)

Veteran legal aid attorney Renae Reed Patrick died March 3 in Win­chester. She was 68. A native of Martinsburg, West Vir­ginia, she attended the University of Colorado and earned her law degree from the William & Mary law school in ...

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Vandeventer Black elects two to executive board (access required)

Deborah M. Casey and James R. Harvey were recently elected to serve alongside three other members of the Vandeventer Black Executive Board. Casey and Harvey are both partners with the Norfolk-based firm and join Michael L. Sterling, Mark S. Brennan ...

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Patient took his life after alleged wrong prescription – $650,000 Settlement (access required)

The estate of a 33-year-old asserted a claim that Adderall was wrongly prescribed to the deceased while he was a patient at a psychiatric facility, and that outpatient therapy thereafter failed to provide necessary counseling that was required, due to ...

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‘Black Box’ data key in auto death case – $450,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent was an 85-year-old widowed female who was in reasonably good health, living alone and self-sufficient. She was a driver killed in a two-vehicle intersection collision. She had been proceeding straight on Braddock Road and the other driver, going ...

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Plaintiff suffered spinal injuries in rear-ender in Fairfax – $60,000 Arbitration Award (access required)

Plaintiff is a 55-year-old female who was the driver of a stopped vehicle heading west on Route 50/Lee Jackson Highway in Fairfax on March 22, 2014. The defendant, while in the scope of his employment with a local car dealership, ...

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