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Announcer settles claim after ‘Crushtation’ accident – $675,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was the announcer at a monster truck show, and was run over by the front left wheel of a truck called “Crushstation” (shaped like an oversized lobster on huge wheels). Plaintiff alleged that he was caught in a pinch ...

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Man with sleep apnea died after shoulder surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff’s decedent was a 49-year-old married father of three adult children who underwent rotator cuff repair surgery at Mary Washington Hospital in March 2007. Dr. Eglevsky was the orthopedic surgeon who performed the surgery and Dr. Dorman was the ...

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Pressure ulcer turned fatal during nursing home stay – Confidential Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent, a 92-year-old female, was placed at a nursing home for one-week respite care while her daughter, who provided home care, went on a one week vacation. Decedent was diagnosed with advance dementia, hypertension (high blood pressure), peripheral arterial ...

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Snowy conditions led to collision with tractor-trailer – $1,025,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 20-year-old college student who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a January 2010 motor vehicle collision on Interstate 95 in Greensville County. Plaintiff was a passenger in a car that collided with a tractor-trailer when the driver ...

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Undetected vascular injury led to below-knee amputation – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The 18-year-old plaintiff was transported to the emergency room following a crush injury to his right leg. The defendant orthopedic surgeon accepted care of the patient on the night of his admission, but did not evaluate him until the following ...

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Patient died following three consecutive colonoscopies – $1,300,000 Settlement (access required)

This claim involved the death of a 39-year-old male, survived by a sole beneficiary, his wife.  He presented to the defendant gastroenterologist with a history of morbid obesity, a reported weight loss of 80 pounds in less than three months, ...

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