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Teen injured in auto accident had previously fractured skull – $1,600,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a high school student who was a rear-seat passenger in a vehicle driven by another high school student. The driver, who was speeding, lost control and crashed into a tree. Plaintiff had a previous occipital skull fracture two ...

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Man struck in eye by retractable dog leash suffered loss of vision – $1,300,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was given a retractable dog leash by his neighbor, who was a retiring sales representative in the process of moving out of state. The sales rep had been given this leash as a sales sample by an unknown distributor ...

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Woman rendered incapacitated after bridge accident – $10,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The 34-year-old female plaintiff was operating the last car stopped in a line of traffic in the right lane on the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel when her vehicle was struck from behind at approximately 50 mph by the defendant driver ...

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Driver killed instantly in head-on collision with dump truck – $3,850,000 Settlement (access required)

Decedent, a 40-year-old husband and father of three young children, was killed on impact when a dump truck collided head-on with his vehicle. The collision occurred in decedent’s lane, and the decedent had no time to react. The defendant truck ...

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Settlement is $1.3M in fatal crane accident

WINCHESTER (AP) A settlement of more than $1.3 million has been reached in the death of a worker who was operating a crane at Rubbermaid’s Winchester plant. The Winchester Star (paywall) reports that the settlement was reached Thursday in Winchester ...

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Amputee allowed to work part time under workers’ comp agreement – $1,605,000 Settlement (access required)

The claimant was operating an asphalt cutter when the excavator backed up over his legs, amputating both legs about mid-calf.  His low wages at the time of the accident entitled him to a weekly compensation only slightly over the minimum ...

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6-year-old girl drowned at apartment complex pool – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

This was a premises liability/wrongful death case, stemming from a drowning that occurred on July 1, 2011. The defendants were the apartment owners, the apartment management company, and the company hired to manage the pool and supply a trained lifeguard. ...

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Two family members killed in Interstate collision – $4,550,000 Settlement and $2,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Decedents, a 71-year-old driver and her 17-year-old female passenger, were in an automobile traveling on the Interstate, when the car directly ahead became disabled and slowed in order to exit onto the shoulder of the highway.  The decedent driver, a ...

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Patient received double recommended dose of medication – $1,250,000 Settlement (access required)

The patient was a 50-year-old nursing assistant who was taking anticoagulation medication (warfarin) because of a blood clot years prior. On the date in question, she was admitted to the hospital with a pelvic abscess to be drained by an ...

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Full UIM coverage provided to family injured in collision – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiffs, a couple in their 60s, were traveling on a two-lane road with their grandchildren in the rear seats when the defendant crossed the center line and struck their vehicle in a violent left front end/left front end collision. The ...

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