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University student struck in crosswalk by inattentive driver – $246,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a U.Va. student, was injured in a pedestrian-versus-vehicle collision that occurred in Charlottesville on March 20, 2013. Plaintiff was crossing Alderman Road in a crosswalk when he was struck by an inattentive driver who had bent over to pick ...

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Plaintiff fractured neck and back in chain-reaction crash – $250,000 Settlement (access required)

On March 28, 2013, the 59-year-old plaintiff was traveling north on Pennsylvania Avenue in Prince George’s County, Maryland, when the defendant failed to stop his vehicle and rear-ended another vehicle. That vehicle then rear-ended the plaintiff, causing the plaintiff’s vehicle ...

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Injured pedestrian settled with insurers before suit was filed – $200,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff is a 63-year-old female who was crossing the street when she was struck by a vehicle. She fractured her tibia and underwent a successful surgery. Defendant driver claimed the sun was in her eyes and that she did not ...

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Mother and son injured in T-bone collision – $350,000 Settlement & $100,000 Settlement (access required)

On Nov. 26, 2013, the plaintiffs’ vehicle was T-boned by the defendant’s vehicle. The accident resulted in two companion cases: the son who was driving the vehicle and his 82-year-old mother, who was a front seat passenger. The son sustained ...

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Passenger seriously injured right arm, shoulder in vehicle rollover – $830,000 Settlement (access required)

On Oct. 1, 2013, the plaintiff was the front seat passenger in a 1994 Chevy 2500. They were traveling southbound on Route 301 when the defendant in his 2000 GMC Yukon crossed the center lines and struck the plaintiff’s host ...

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Eyewitness statement matches plainitff’s account of accident – $265,000 Settlement (access required)

This was a rear-end accident that occurred on I-64. The defendant’s insurance carrier initially denied liability based on their insured driver stating that the plaintiff had cut in front of him from the center lane to avoid a box on ...

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Family doctor failed to test slow-growing lump on patient’s back – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

The decedent was an 84-year-old woman in good health who was living alone, cutting her grass with a push mower and driving her car until August 2011. Since approximately June 2007, she was treated by her primary healthcare provider. According ...

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Woman lost security clearance at job due to brain injury – $1,900,000 Settlement (access required)

As plaintiff was stepping off an elevator into the marble foyer of her office building, she slipped on a recently mopped wet  floor. There were no wet floor or other caution signs placed at that time. As a result of ...

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Driver with past murder conviction attacks fellow trucker – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant truck driver was released from prison in 2007, after serving time for a murder he committed as a teenager. He tried to find employment but was rejected by 20 to 30 employers. Trucker’s father, who also had been in ...

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Plaintiffs claim earlier C-section would have prevented brain injury – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff mother, 39 weeks pregnant, presented to the hospital for an elective induction of labor on the evening of Aug. 9, 2011. Electronic fetal monitoring was initiated upon admission and continued throughout labor. The defendant OB/GYN treated the mother. ...

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