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Truck wheel explosion left plaintiff with 36 percent impairment – $1,000,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was severely injured when a large truck wheel exploded after it had been recently serviced by the defendant tire service station.  In May 2011, plaintiff and his father brought their 1964 Ford 650 dump truck to defendant Ray Carr ...

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Man struck in eye by retractable dog leash suffered loss of vision – $1,300,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was given a retractable dog leash by his neighbor, who was a retiring sales representative in the process of moving out of state. The sales rep had been given this leash as a sales sample by an unknown distributor ...

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Woman rendered incapacitated after bridge accident – $10,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The 34-year-old female plaintiff was operating the last car stopped in a line of traffic in the right lane on the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel when her vehicle was struck from behind at approximately 50 mph by the defendant driver ...

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Plaintiff slipped and fell on icy sidewalk at auto dealership – $2,000,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a 59-year-old Vietnam veteran working as an engineer at the Newport News Shipyard. He went to the defendant’s auto dealership for service on his pickup truck three days after the Christmas blizzard of 2010. As he exited the ...

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Plaintiff claims excessive steroids led to Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – Defense Verdict (access required)

In April 2009, plaintiff, a female in her 40s, sought treatment for neuroma pain in her right foot by the defendant podiatrist. Over the next 14 months, plaintiff underwent 19 separate corticosteroid injections and surgery to treat multiple neuromas in ...

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Wife lost spousal support due to attorney’s failure to appear – $1,200,000 Verdict (access required)

On June 20, 2008, a husband sued his wife for divorce in Newport News Circuit Court. The wife retained attorney Kevin P. Shea, and his firm Kevin P. Shea, Ltd., to defend the divorce case. When she retained Shea she ...

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Driver killed instantly in head-on collision with dump truck – $3,850,000 Settlement (access required)

Decedent, a 40-year-old husband and father of three young children, was killed on impact when a dump truck collided head-on with his vehicle. The collision occurred in decedent’s lane, and the decedent had no time to react. The defendant truck ...

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