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European woman, lifeguarding here on visa, rode her bike, was run over – $11.5 Million Settlement (access required)

This personal injury case arose out of a motor vehicle collision in June 2015 between a tractor-trailer and a bicyclist. The plaintiff was riding her bicycle on the street. The defendant was driving a tractor-trailer pulling out of a trucking ...

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Woman hurt shoulder in slip-and-fall at dealership – $150,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff is a 54-year-old female who was an invitee at Rosenthal Jaguar of Tysons Cor­ner on June 6, 2013. Plaintiff was returning a loaner vehicle and picking up a vehicle re­cently serviced at the dealership. Plaintiff was notified the vehicle ...

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Assistant steward hurt on vessel after fall on bunk ladder – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

A 32-year-old assistant steward was work­ing on a vessel owned by the U.S. but operat­ed by a civilian contractor. She was a union employee aboard the ship overseas when she fell in her stateroom while retrieving papers from the upper ...

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OB-GYN did not provide help for woman with miscarriage history – $800,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 23-year-old pregnant woman, pre­sented to her OB-GYN and reported a history of an incompetent cervix with a second trimester loss. Plaintiff became pregnant again and alleged that defendants were negligent for failing to place a prophylactic cerclage during ...

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Eveleigh receives Family Law Service Award

Virginia Beach attorney Cheshire I’Anson Eveleigh will receive the 2017 Family Law Service Award presented by the Virginia State Bar’s Family Law Section. Eveleigh is chair of the Virginia Family Law Coalition, secretary of the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy ...

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Tate honored for mentorship

Abingdon trial lawyer Mary Lynn Tate has been awarded the Prof. W. McKinley Smiley Jr. Lighthouse Award by the Southern Trial Lawyers Association. The annual award recognizes lawyers for work in the fields of academics, legal scholarship and advocacy teaching ...

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Condo to receive family law award

Fairfax County family law practitioner Joseph A. Condo has been named the 2017 recipient of the Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia State Bar’s Family Law Section. Condo is a former president of the Virginia State Bar and ...

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