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Truck driver was not permitted to help supplier with loading – $800,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was employed as a supply clerk in Chesterfield. In August 2011, the defendant driver was in the course of his employment as a truck driver for a major national and international intermodal freight transport company, making a pick-up of ...

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Work-related injury triggered onset of multiple sclerosis – $1,912,604 Settlement (access required)

On April 7, 2009, a truck operated by a co-employee struck the plaintiff on his right rear flank. He was diagnosed with a T8-T9 disc herniation and referred to physical therapy. After continuing complaints of dizziness, generalized weakness, tingling in ...

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Plaintiff needed shoulder surgery after three-car fender-bender – $160,747 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was a 43-year-old woman who was involved in a three-car motor vehicle collision in Virginia Beach. Defendant was operating the last vehicle in the line, another individual was operating the middle vehicle, and plaintiff was operating the first ...

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Plaintiff claims emergency physicians failed to diagnose stroke – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was a 31-year-old female who presented to the emergency department via EMS with complaints of severe headache, visual loss, dizziness and nausea/vomiting. She reported to the EMS personnel and the ED providers that she had experienced similar symptoms ...

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Repairman killed in fiery head-on collision with drunk driver – $6,350,000 Verdict (access required)

The decedent was driving a flatbed truck loaded with a forklift at 12:30 p.m. when the defendant tried to cross a double solid yellow line and crashed head-on into the decedent’s truck. The truck then exploded into flames. The decedent ...

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Connecticut law allows plaintiff to name UIM insurer in suit – $190,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, age 65, was involved in a motor vehicle collision while vacationing in Connecticut in August 2011. The defendant struck the plaintiff’s vehicle, of which she was the driver, in the rear. The force of the impact shoved the plaintiff’s ...

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Auto manufacturer refused to buy back defective vehicle – $29,168 Verdict, $31,500 in Legal Fees (access required)

This was a Virginia Lemon Law/ Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act case filed due to a vehicle’s numerous defects. The defective vehicle, a Kia Forte, allegedly had a multitude of problems, including: engine vibrations while driving, loss of power steering functioning (after ...

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Fluvanna County drops suit against financial advisor – Voluntary Dismissal (access required)

The Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors accepted a demand for voluntary dismissal with prejudice of the county’s three-year lawsuit against Davenport & Company LLC concerning the financing for a new Fluvanna County High School in 2008. According to a statement ...

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