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Claim: Trucker was warned about wheels before they came off – $3,550,000 Settlement (access required)

On the morning of the incident, plaintiff’s decedent was on her way to work. The rear tandem wheels of a tractor-trailer owned and operated by the defendants disengaged from the trailer and crashed into decedent’s vehicle, resulting in decedent’s death. ...

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FMLA claim fails, employer kept woman on payroll for six months – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff employee was out of the office for health reasons from late December 2009 through Feb. 16, 2010. Upon her return to the office, she was relieved of her responsibilities, although she was kept on the payroll, and instructed to ...

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Slip and fall causes back injury, case settled two weeks before trial – $1,775,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff suffered back injuries in a slip & fall accident. The negligence suit named the owner of the building, along with the general contractor and subcontractor who were working on the building. The case settled one day before a hearing ...

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Wreck after birthday celebration resulted in woman’s elbow injury – $350,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff passenger and the defendant driver were out drinking and celebrating the driver’s birthday when the driver lost control on “ice” and her vehicle struck a tree. Following the collision, the plaintiff was trapped inside the vehicle and had ...

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Argument over remote results in death of elderly man – $550,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent, a 79-year-old retired Fairfax County substitute school teacher and railroad conductor, got into a verbal argument with his FiOS technician over the adequacy of instructions on how to operate his new remote control after his Vienna home had ...

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Five carriers contribute limits to pedestrian hit at car wash – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was replacing a cover on his SUV at a car wash when defendant, who said she was blinded by the sun, struck him and pinned him between his vehicle and hers. He suffered multiple, comminuted fractures of his pelvis ...

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Motorcyclist injured in crash on private road at raceway – $750,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was at Virginia International Raceway to compete in motorcycle races. While on his way to the tech building in the paddock area, riding a “pocket” pit bike, he was struck by a Chevy S-10 pickup driven by the defendant’s ...

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Nerve root irritation alleged in Hopewell stop-sign crash – $150,000 Verdict (access required)

This accident occurred on Nov. 3, 2008, at 7:55 a.m. in Hopewell, at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Dinwiddie Avenue. The defendant pulled out from a stop sign into the path of the plaintiff’s vehicle. The defense admitted negligence ...

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Sewer line damaged by optic cable subcontractor – $19,467 Verdict (access required)

In January 2007, Lyons Den Underground Inc. was installing fiber optic cables in the plaintiff’s residential neighborhood as a subcontractor to Verizon. After the property of the plaintiff was marked by Miss Utility, employees of the defendant drilled horizontally across ...

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