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Plaintiff’s counsel focused on video interviews in death case – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The defendant attempted to make a left turn from a side street onto a four-lane road without yielding to oncoming traffic. Defendant’s sedan hit the rear quarter panel of the passenger side of the victim’s pick-up truck, sending it into ...

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Bile duct injured during gallbladder surgery – $872,454 Verdict (access required)

The defendant performed a cholecystectomy surgery of the plaintiff on Aug. 5, 2009. The operation started as a laparoscopic procedure but was converted to an open procedure because of dense adhesions and unclear anatomy. Over the course of the plaintiff’s ...

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HOA exceeded authority by destroying owner’s improvements – $77,344 Verdict (access required)

A homeowners’ association alleged that a property owner violated restrictive covenants, and took action by tearing out the property owner’s improvements with a trackhoe. The court ruled that the homeowners’ association exceeded its authority under the restrictive covenants and the ...

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FedEx driver bitten by pit bull during home delivery – $90,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, a Federal Express delivery driver, did not get a response after he knocked on the defendants’ front door. As he was completing a door tag, the garage door began opening and he walked towards that door. A pit ...

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College student’s academic struggles attributed to TBI – $2,800,000 Settlement (access required)

In 2006, the 13-year-old plaintiff was injured when the automobile in which he was a passenger was struck by an SUV that failed to stop at a stop sign. The plaintiff was taken by ambulance to the hospital, where it ...

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Stomach perforation occurred during removal of polyp – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Sept. 15, 2005, an 80-year-old female patient underwent an upper endoscopy to determine the cause of her complaints of difficulty swallowing. Prior to the endoscopy, the patient had reported that food was becoming lodged in her mid-sternal area. She ...

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Teen pedestrian struck and killed on dark highway – Defense Verdict (access required)

This case stems from an accident that happened on July 31, 2010, around 9:30 p.m. on U.S. 13 in Accomac, just north of the intersection with Daugherty Road. The roadway in this area is not lighted. As defendant was driving ...

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Bicyclist suffers TBI after hit-and-run accident, case settled – $1,350,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 60-year-old woman with multiple post-graduate degrees and a high-level, executive position in a government agency involved in the field of intelligence. She was severely injured by a hit-and-run driver while riding her bicycle on the shoulder of ...

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