This was a securities class action on behalf of all persons who purchased or otherwise acquired the publicly traded securities of Star Scientific Inc. between Oct. 31, 2011, and March 18, 2013, against Star Scientific and certain of its officers ...Read More »
Plaintiff, a diabetic, was referred to the defendant for diagnosis and treatment of a bleeding mole on her right index finger. Defendant diagnosed the mole as a pyogenic granuloma and excised it on June 17, 2011. Defendant did not prescribe ...Read More »
Plaintiff, age 20, had abdominal complaints over the course of five months, which included diffuse pain that improved with eating, black stools, diarrhea and nausea. Plaintiff’s gastrointestinal work-up resulted in negative findings and included an abdominal ultrasound, colonoscopy and stool ...
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Plaintiff purchased a vehicle from the defendant dealership. The plaintiff alleged that during the negotiations for the vehicle, she explained her need for reliable and safe transportation for her family. She asked the salesman why the vehicle was being sold ...Read More »
This case involved a 39-year-old married police officer with two young sons. For a few weeks, the decedent had been struggling with headaches that had caused him to come home from work early on several occasions. The headaches were accompanied ...Read More »
Defendant ran a red light at the intersection of Massaponax Church Road and Mills Drive in Spotsylvania County, t-boning the plaintiff’s vehicle. Suit was filed in Prince William County where the named individual defendant lived and the corporate defendant had ...Read More »
The plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle collision in Fairfax County. The collision occurred when the defendant driver crossed the double yellow line and hit the plaintiff’s vehicle head-on. The plaintiff suffered a dislocated right hip with a comminuted ...Read More »
This rear-end collision occurred at nighttime on Midlothian Turnpike. The defendant was driving a pick-up truck and had been traveling behind the plaintiff’s black sedan for 10 minutes prior to the crash. The defendant testified that he was unfamiliar with ...Read More »
The claimant was a telephone sales consultant for Intuit Inc. She developed interstitial cystitis (a bladder condition which causes urinary pain, urgency and frequency). In 2012, she applied for long-term disability benefits under her employer’s ERISA disability plan. Her initial ...
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Back pay awarded in Title VII case, parties settle compensatories – $28,321 Verdict, $55,000 Settlement
A female deputy at a state correctional center made protected complaints regarding her immediate supervisor’s unwanted sexual advances. The deputy was then terminated after management alleged she had abandoned her post. At trial, the plaintiff argued that her termination was ...Read More »