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Plaintiff failed to disclose pre-existing conditions in tractor-trailer case – Case dismissed with prejudice (access required)

On Feb. 16, 2010, the defendant, an employee of a North Carolina commercial trucking company, was driving a tractor-trailer on Route 7 in Winchester. Suddenly and without warning, a portion of the truck’s driveshaft dislodged and fell to the road, ...

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Cop is out of stun gun death case, maker must defend (access required)

A stun gun manufacturer faces a federal jury trial on claims it failed to provide sufficient warnings about the weapon’s risk for people with heart conditions. While allowing three claims against TASER International Inc. to go forward, a Charlottesville federal ...

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MacBride leads shift in US Attorney’s office (access required)

NORFOLK (AP) Neil MacBride once sang and played piano as the Peanuts character Schroeder in a college production of “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” His parents keep a grainy VHS tape of the performance under lock and key. MacBride’s ...

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Health center failed to screen for prostate cancer – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Decedent was a truck driver on the Eastern Shore. During the period of October 1999 to May 2007 he was treated at the Eastern Shore Rural Health Center more than 60 times for various ailments, and considered the clinic to ...

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