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Woman suffered spine problems after rear-ender – $200,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant rear-ended the vehicle in which plaintiff was a passenger. At the scene he admitted taking his eyes off the road before the collision. During litigation he admitted negligence which was a proximate cause of the collision. The day following ...

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Motorcyclist recovers small amount in wreck with minivan – $4,509 Verdict (access required)

Defendant turned left out of a McDonald’s parking lot into the path of plaintiff, who was riding a motorcycle. Plaintiff struck the side of defendant’s minivan. Defendant admitted she was negligent for failing to see plaintiff, but disputed liability because ...

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Pedestrian struck in crosswalk, contrib was issue – $100,000 Arbitration Award (access required)

Plaintiff was seriously injured when he was crossing a busy intersection and struck by the defendant motorist. Following the collision, the defendant told the investigating police officer that he had a red traffic signal as he approached the intersection, came ...

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Man died of kidney failure, failure to monitor claimed – Defense Verdict (access required)

This lawsuit was brought by the estate of a 75-year-old patient who was admitted to a rehabilitation center for short-term rehabilitation following a diagnosis of cellulitis in his lower leg. Less than one week prior to admission to the rehabilitation ...

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Man suffered TBI when his car struck by pick-up truck – $2,500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 70-year-old male, was turning left onto Hull Street Road in Chesterfield County under a left turn arrow. A large pick-up truck failed to stop and collided with plaintiff’s small SUV on the driver’s side. Plaintiff suffered massive injuries ...

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Operation for melanoma was too extensive – $275,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was diagnosed with malignant melanoma on his back. Accordingly he underwent a large resection in order to gain clean margins, and sentinel node biopsy. Surgical pathology revealed no cancer. The case was that although the initial biopsy had some ...

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Man badly hurt in industrial crane accident – $9,550,000 Settlement (access required)

A 63-year-old man suffered catastrophic injuries including the loss of a limb in an industrial crane accident. [17-T-160] Type of action: Personal Injury Injuries alleged: Catastrophic injuries including loss of a limb Date resolved: Aug. 24, 2017 Verdict or settlement: ...

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Overlooked comp lien brings $5M settlement (access required)

  An injured employee whose lawyers unwittingly scotched his workers’ compensation award has settled legal malpractice claims for $5 million. The lawyers allegedly overlooked the need to involve the workers’ comp insurance company when they resolved a related product liability ...

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Heart procedures left woman with decreased function – $1.1 Million Settlement (access required)

At the time of the events in question in 2013, plaintiff was 52 and had been totally and permanently disabled for approximately a decade from multiple health conditions including a cardiac condition. After multiple cardiac catherizations and stenting, plaintiff presented ...

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Gastric emptying delayed after operation, man died – $1.5 Million Settlement (access required)

Decedent, age 63 at the time of his death, underwent an inpatient operative procedure performed by a general surgeon consisting of an abdominal exploration with segmental resection of the distal duodenum and proximal jejunum with a primary end-to-end anastomosis to ...

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