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Jury Award Struck on ‘Insulting Words’ Claim (access required)

A jury awarded a total of $1.2 million in Fairfax businessman’s suit alleging defendant international businessman defamed him by denying he was plaintiff’s biological father and criticizing plaintiff’s handling of divorce and custody litigation, but the Fairfax Circuit Court strikes ...

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Contractor Indemnified for Worker-Death Settlement (access required)

On remand from the Supreme Court of Virginia of this dispute over insurance coverage in the wake of a construction-site accident that killed one employee and seriously injured another employee of an elevator subcontractor, a Fairfax Circuit Court grants partial ...

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Woman claims lap pad was left behind during C-section – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff underwent a repeat cesarean section delivery on March 15, 2006. The delivery was complicated by a left uterine artery laceration. All documented sponge/ lap pad counts were correct. In July 2009, plaintiff developed abdominal pain that became so severe ...

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GMU student struck while crossing campus parking lot – $87,500 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was walking to class at George Mason University and was hit by the defendant’s vehicle as she crossed a driving lane in the school parking lot. Plaintiff alleged that the defendant was negligent for failing to yield the right ...

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Sister wins $1.4M in suit against brother over mom’s estate – $1,422,523 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff filed suit naming three defendants: 1) plaintiff’s brother in his capacity as the administrator of their mother’s estate, 2) plaintiff’s brother individually, and 3) plaintiff’s sister-in-law. The case involved the defendant brother/son obtaining funds from his parents’ trusts in ...

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Woman out of work after grocery store slip & fall – $172,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff sustained fractures to her right arm and right leg when she tripped over the bottom of a metal plastic wrap dispenser in the defendant grocery store. Plaintiff underwent surgical repair of her injuries, and spent more than six months ...

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