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NoVa lawyers using ‘rate chart’ to get fees (access required)

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Attorneys handling complex civil litigation in Northern Virginia are making use of a new benchmark to win higher fee awards from federal judges, including a 2011 award of more than $4 million. U.S. District Court Judge Gerald Bruce Lee has ...

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Plaintiffs claim acetaminophen toxicity led to child’s liver failure – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Dec. 17, 2008, a 6-year-old girl suffered fulminant liver failure and encephalopathy, necessitating a liver transplant and leading to permanent brain injury. The plaintiffs claimed that the child’s liver failed as a result of acetaminophen she received in the ...

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Pedestrian struck in Old Town Alexandria crosswalk – $550,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a pedestrian in Old Town Alexandria who was crossing the street in a crosswalk with her husband in the evening when she was struck by the defendant’s car. Her husband avoided being struck but he still received minor ...

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Former DynCorp employee entitled to full retention payment – $5,081,622 Verdict (access required)

Phoenix Consulting Group was bought by DynCorp in October 2009. The owner of Phoenix Consulting Group wanted to give a large bonus from the proceeds of the sale to the president of Phoenix, Col. Gerald York. DynCorp required the owner ...

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Bylaws ‘Reference’ Does Not Create Contract (access required)

Three vice presidents of defendant company terminated after they worked to set up a subsidiary office in the United Arab Emirates cannot rebut the presumption that they were at-will employees with a claim that their offer letters or memoranda incorporated ...

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Jury finds for doc in appendicitis case, patient refused studies – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 25-year-old male, visited the defendant urgent care physician complaining of right lower quadrant pain. The physician suspected appendicitis and ordered blood work, a urinalysis and radiology imaging studies. Plaintiff agreed to the blood work and urinalysis but declined ...

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