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Investors allege Wachovia made risky investment recommendations – $276,844 Arbitration Award (access required)

A Financial Industry Reguatlion Authority arbitration panel found Wachovia Securities liable to claimants in the amount of $276,844 in connection with the brokerage firm’s recommendations of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac preferred stock. Alleging breaches of fiduciary duty, unsuitability, negligence, ...

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Tattoo artist injures thumb in Richmond traffic crash – $300,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a tattoo artist who sustained ligament damage to the interphalangeal joint of his thumb when he was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer. Surgery was eventually performed to fuse the joint, and he ended up with some permanent loss of ...

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Repair vehicle, luggage tug collide at Reagan airport – $145,000 Settlement (access required)

This unique motor vehicle crash occurred within the baggage sorting area of Reagan National Airport on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Plaintiff was operating a yellow airport repair Cushman in the luggage distribution area, and the defendant was driving an airlines ...

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Undocumented alien suffers brain injury in workplace fall – $2,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The injured worker was a 40-year-old undocumented alien who worked evenings cleaning office buildings in Northern Virginia. At the time of the accident, the claimant had an average weekly wage of $323, and therefore qualified for a $215 compensation rate. ...

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Little property damage, but motorist suffers mild brain injury – $1,250,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was involved in a three-car crash on Interstate 95 in Stafford County on June 24, 2005. Defendant rear-ended the vehicle that was stopped behind the plaintiff, pushing it into the plaintiff’s vehicle. There was very little visible property damage ...

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