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Plaintiff underwent below-knee amputation after motorcycle crash – $1,300,000 Settlement (access required)

On Sept. 30, 2013, plaintiff was riding his motorcycle on Route 626 in Augusta County. He was traveling 55 miles per hour. When defendant attempted to make a left turn into the driveway of her house on Route 626, her ...

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Million-Dollar Settlements of 2014 (access required)

Million dollar settlements 2014

In this issue, Virginia Lawyers Weekly presents its annual compilation of million-dollar settlements. The survey, which has been published since 2009, highlights settlements of $1 million or more that were submitted to our editors over the past year. Attorneys reported ...

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German-speaking attorney helps injured bicyclist recover future costs – $21,000,000 Settlement (access required)

On Oct. 8, 2011, German citizen Michael Sprick was struck by a Hostess bread truck while traveling in Pulaski County. The bread truck driver alleged that he had been forced off the road and into Sprick by a phantom vehicle. ...

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Driver injured in head-on collision settles for policy limits – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was hit head-on on Route 11 in Botetourt County when the defendant, driving a car, crossed into the plaintiff’s lane of travel. The plaintiff was driving his employer’s truck. The plaintiff underwent a hemilaminectomy and a spinal fusion. ...

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The extra mile: Two solos secure $21M for badly injured bicyclist (access required)


A federal judge has approved a $21 million settlement, with $7 million in attorneys’ fees, for the severely injured victim of a collision between a bread truck and a bicycle. The settlement is “one of the largest personal injury settlements ...

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Crane boom fell on top of fisherman working at pier – $2,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was employed as a seaman working as a member of the crew of commercial menhaden fishing vessel on the Chesapeake Bay. During the fishing operation, one of the nets developed a large hole and the crew was required to ...

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Delivery truck ran stop sign, struck motorcyclist – $1,350,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was involved in a motorcycle accident with a delivery truck being operated by New Bern Transport Company. The driver failed to stop at a stop sign while attempting a right turn. The driver pulled into the oncoming path of ...

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Boy suffered catastrophic injuries in crash with dump truck – $22,000,000 Settlement (access required)

This personal injury action arises out of a commercial vehicle crash that occurred on July 5, 2012. Plaintiff, a 12-year-old boy, was riding as a rear seat passenger in a 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer driven by a family friend. The vehicle ...

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Patient struck by falling shelf in chiropractor’s office – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was lying on a treatment table in a chiropractor’s office when a shelf installed by the defendant chiropractor fell from the wall and struck the plaintiff’s head and neck. There was only $1,000,000 in coverage. Plaintiff’s counsel refused to ...

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