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Tag Archives: Frederick County Circuit Court

Supervisor accused of assault and battery sues for defamation – $15,000 Verdict (access required)

Both the plaintiff and defendant were federal government employees in June 2013. At that time, the defendant had been subject to an internal complaint by his supervisor, the plaintiff, due to aggressive behavior at the workplace. Shortly after the plaintiff’s ...

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Construction injury case reached settlement after mistrial – $1,350,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was 19 years old when he was injured on July 31, 2007. He was working as a groundsman in Winchester, where his job was to change the massive auger on a piece of heavy equipment called a LoDril ...

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Woman chose colon stent, suffered bowel perforation – Defense verdict (access required)

Plaintiff originally came to see the defendant gastroenterologist for a GI consult on March 17, 2009. Her complaint at the time was frequent diarrhea, although she had recently finished taking an antibiotic (Augmentin) for a sinus infection in December 2008. ...

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Auto accident complications led to second injury, plaintiff claims – $250,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant driver ran a red light and t-boned the elderly plaintiff. Plaintiff’s injuries included a broken pelvis and wrist. She was hospitalized, then went to rehabilitation. Due to severe pain, the plaintiff had trouble sleeping, so her doctor prescribed Ambien. ...

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‘Actual harm’ not the standard for mom’s move (access required)

A mother gets another chance to prove her move to Pennsylvania was good for her seven-year-old son, after the Virginia Court of Appeals reversed a custody change to the father. The trial court applied the wrong legal standard when it ...

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Suit claiming surgery too soon after medication fails – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was scheduled to undergo percutaneous nephrostomy (PCN) by the defendant, an interventional radiologist. The purpose of the PCN was to provide plaintiff’s urologist access to the left kidney for calculus removal. Plaintiff had a significant past medical history, including ...

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Mediation allocates insurance among dead, injured in crash – $507,365 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent, a 64-year-old woman, was among 10 passengers traveling in a van owned by her church during a trip from Winchester to a church revival in Florida. While traveling through South Carolina, the driver of the van, a church ...

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