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Defendant gave conflicting accounts of bicycle/pedestrian wreck – $300,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiffs’ decedent was an 80-year-old woman who was taking her daily morning walk on the Washington/Old Dominion recreational trail in Arlington County. At the junction of Four Mile Run and Columbia Pile, she was hit in the back by ...

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Mud run participant suffered neck injury, paralysis – Confidential Settlement (access required)

On May 14, 2010, plaintiff, a 31-year-old Army veteran who was married with two young children, was a participant in the Filthy 5K Mud Run at Brown’s Island in Richmond. Plaintiff, an avid runner, had traveled from his Northern Virginia ...

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Prostate cancer treatment had painful side effects – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, age 69 at the time of trial, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in December 2007. He consulted with his urologist and then the defendant radiation oncologist about his treatment options. On May 1, 2008, plaintiff underwent prostate brachytherapy with ...

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E-filing market open with new app (access required)

VA Supreme court

After years of delay and planning, a Virginia Supreme Court-designed electronic filing system is finally rolling out this month, as other courts cautiously dip toes in the water by using private vendors to provide the interface between the courthouse and ...

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Metal truss fell over during “fun run” event, crushing child’s foot – $11,575,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, an active 6-year-old girl, completed the CNN Healthy Kids Fun Run held Oct. 30, 2010, on the grounds of the Pentagon. According to court filings, the race was sponsored by Cable News Network, Inc. (“CNN”) and marketed and implemented ...

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Surgeon cut wrong duct during gallbladder surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Feb. 5, 2009, the 26-year-old plaintiff was admitted to the hospital after a series of gallbladder attacks. Pre-operative imaging disclosed that the plaintiff had a common bile duct that was 2.9 mm in diameter, but her biliary anatomy was ...

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Woman loses leg after post-operational rehab – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, age 72, underwent a right total ankle replacement (TAA) and Achilles tendon lengthening at Georgetown University on Nov. 6, 2006. She has a 30-year history of rheumatoid arthritis, three coronary artery bypass grafts and eight prior joint replacement surgeries. ...

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