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Dementia patient developed bedsore at assisted living facility – $350,000 Settlement (access required)

In April 2013, the 92-year-old decedent was admitted by his family into the defendant’s assisted living facility due to advanced dementia. The decedent was discharged from the facility in October 2013, the day after an unannounced inspection of the facility ...

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Delayed diagnosis of perforation during aneurysm repair caused death – $850,000 Settlement (access required)

This case involved the death of a 58-year-old woman, who died as a result of complications from a neuro-embolization procedure to repair a cerebral aneurysm. She was survived by her two adult children. In June 2013, the decedent was diagnosed ...

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Shopper struck by falling Christmas tree boxes at Big Lots – Defendant’s motion for summary judgment granted (access required)

Plaintiff claimed boxed artificial Christmas trees were improperly stacked, fell from a shelf and struck her in the head at the Big Lots store in Fredericksburg on Dec. 8, 2012. Plaintiff, who was 25 years old and five months pregnant ...

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Plaintiff fell near cooking oil drums on restaurant premises – $450,000 Settlement (access required)

On April 15, 2011, plaintiff went to dinner for her birthday at The Isaacs Restaurant (owned and operated by Memorial Holdings, LLC). She and her companion used the rear customer entrance to enter and exit. Leaving the restaurant, plaintiff took ...

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Ball broke through protective screen, struck plaintiff’s face – $195,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff suffered a displaced right zygomatic fracture and non-displaced mandibular fracture when a baseball pitcher’s protective screen failed to protect him from a line drive baseball hit by a batter. After throwing approximately 20 pitches to his son, a ...

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Tractor-trailer swerved, hit vehicle stopped on shoulder – $3,500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a passenger in a motor vehicle that had pulled off onto the shoulder of the interstate highway. A tractor-trailer collided with the vehicle after swerving to avoid another motor vehicle in the highway. The young plaintiff sustained substantial ...

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Business partner transferred funds to trading account – $2,644,500 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiffs, both Afghani nationals who lived in Kabul, along with the defendant, who lived in Fairfax County, formed Rosta Construction Company. Rosta bid on and won a subcontract to build out seven buildings and the surrounding area at the Kabul ...

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Driver allegedly was violating hours-of-service regluations – $985,000 Settlement (access required)

Decedent was a resident of Mathias, West Virginia, who drove to Harrisonburg every day to work at a chicken processing facility. Early in the morning of Nov. 13, 2014, she was driving eastbound on a windy two-lane road west of ...

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Hospital patient died from complications of sickle cell disease – Defense Verdict (access required)

Decedent was 19 years old and suffered from sickle cell disease. She presented to Virginia Hospital Center-Arlington on May 29, 2011, with signs and symptoms consistent with sickle cell vaso-occlusive pain crisis. On the morning of May 31, she was ...

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Closure device slipped out of place during heart surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

This medical malpractice case involved the percutaneous placement of a device to close a hole in the atrial septum of the plaintiff’s heart. The device slipped out of position during the placement procedure, eventually leading to significant neurologic injury. At ...

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