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Auto accident plaintiff needed multiple neck and spine surgeries – $2,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 55-year-old nurse who was rear-ended while stopped in traffic. She suffered significant neck injuries, undergoing multiple injections and three separate spine surgeries involving discectomy, fixation and fusion at the cervical and lumbar levels. The defense admitted ...

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Metastatic cancer originally diaganosed as non-invasive – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

In April 2009, the plaintiff noticed a lump in her right breast. She quickly presented to her gynecologist, who referred her to a surgeon for evaluation. Because of a suspicious finding in her biopsy, she then underwent a lumpectomy and ...

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Boat passenger thrown against rail when vessel ran aground – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a passenger on a luxury boat that was speeding in a no-wake zone in Naples, Florida. The boat ran aground. Plaintiff was thrown against a safety rail and fractured her right orbit. [14-T-196]   Type of action: Personal ...

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Plaintiff: Evidence of contrib not admissible under Deadman’s Statute – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

In December 2013, the driver of a commercial box truck rear-ended a van in the right hand lane on a major street in Hampton Roads with a 35 mph speed limit. The driver of the van was ejected and died ...

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Plaintiff suffered multiple orthopedic injuries in I-81 head-on crash – $1,300,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 49-year-old woman, was driving southbound on I-81 for work when the defendant’s decedent left the northbound lanes of I-81, crossed the median, entered the southbound lanes, and collided head-on with the plaintiff’s vehicle. Decedent, a beloved schoolteacher in ...

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Man jailed for intoxication not immediately treated for seizures – $2,700,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was arrested for public intoxication and taken to a regional jail, to be released upon his own recognizance once sober. Several hours after being booked and while still in custody, plaintiff began experiencing seizures consistent with alcohol withdrawal. Over ...

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Despite slow fetal heart rate, labor allowed to continue for 8 hours – $1,300,000 Settlement (access required)

A young pregnant mother presented to her doctor at 37 weeks gestation with complaints of contractions. Fetal movement was noted to be absent and persistent fetal bradycardia was observed. The patient was sent to labor and delivery by ambulance for ...

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Third party texting liability at issue in wrongful death case – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

In March 2013, the 30-year-old decedent, a Virginia resident, was lawfully operating his motorcycle with the right of way on a Maryland roadway, traveling at about 40 to 45 miles per hour (below the posted 50 mile per hour speed ...

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Truck turned in front of plaintiff, causing broadside accident – $2,500,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendants’ truck turned left in front of plaintiff. Plaintiff broadsided defendant. Plaintiff suffered a mild traumatic brain injury and cervical strain. [14-T-172] Type of action: Personal injury – auto accident Injuries alleged: Mild traumatic brain injury, cervical strain Name of ...

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Auto accident plaintiff suffered mild traumatic brain injury – $2,500,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendants’ truck crashed into plaintiff’s van. Plaintiff suffered a mild traumatic brain injury and an aggravation of a pre-existing lumbar condition. [14-T-171] Type of action: Personal injury – automobile accident Injuries alleged: Mild traumatic brain injury, aggravation of pre-existing lumbar ...

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