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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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Auto company recovers for non-payment of insurance claims – $22,079,207 Settlement (access required)

Ford Motor Company sued the National Indemnity Company (NICO) in November 2012 alleging that NICO, through an affiliate, Resolute Management Inc., took control over and stopped the payment of $20 million in “non-batch” product liability claims owed to Ford by ...

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Motorcyclist killed instantly in collision – $1,100,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent was on a motorcycle, traveling straight on the roadway within the speed limit, when the defendant, an elderly man, pulled out directly into the path of the motorcycle. The collision resulted in the immediate death of the motorcyclist. ...

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