Defendant, a diabetic, caused a rear-end collision that resulted in a serious shoulder injury to the plaintiff. Counsel for the defendant pleaded sudden medical emergency in his answer to the complaint. In the course of pre-trial discovery, plaintiff’s counsel acquired ...Read More »
Verdicts & Settlements
The case was a Federal Tort Claims Act claim brought against the government arising out of medical treatment provided by the Veterans Hospital in Johnson City, Tenn. The claimant had surgery to install a permanent pacemaker. The anesthesiologists failed to ...
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On Jan. 9, 2003, the plaintiff’s decedent, a 49-year-old park ranger with a history of neck and shoulder pain went to the office of the defendant, Dr. Prud’homme, with complaints of pain in his left shoulder and upper back. Based ...Read More »
L-3 Communication Services Inc., the prime contractor to a government contract, refused to pay interim variance indirect rate invoices to a subcontractor, Thomas Computer Solutions LLC (TCS), until the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) conducted a final audit. This stance ...Read More »
The 19-year-old decedent was riding an all-terrain vehicle when he encountered a wire cable that the Loudoun County Sanitation Authority had strung across a gravel roadway. Decedent apparently did not see the cable, struck it and died. The gravel road ...Read More »
The plaintiff was a 71-year-old mechanic working as an independent contractor for the defendant contracting company. On Sept. 24, 2007, the truck driver for the defendant returned to the garage with a dump truck that needed the air brakes adjusted. ...
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Defendant owns and operates a Corvette repair and restoration facility, Tidewater Corvette Inc. In 1999, the plaintiff purchased a used 1969 Corvette and asked defendant to install an engine and brakes system and otherwise make the vehicle “road ready.” In ...
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Plaintiff was crossing the street at night in a dimly lit area with no traffic controls when he was struck by defendant’s vehicle. There was a better lit and traffic light controlled intersection 200 feet away. Plaintiff was wearing dark ...Read More »
Plaintiff was a citizen of another country visiting the United States on a visa. He was riding a bicycle on the right-hand side of a two-lane road, heading toward an intersection with another two-lane road. There was a stop sign ...Read More »