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Electrical burn injuries to child net additional settlement – $10,570,001.64 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was 7 years old at the time that he suffered his injuries. He was playing in his family’s yard in Chesapeake in March 2010 when he came in contact with a communications cable that had been left on his ...

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Brain injury led to loss of employment, total disability – $1,450,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff had stopped his 2006 Pontiac G-6 at a red traffic signal in Isle of Wight County. A 2006 International Van Truck driven by defendant, who was not paying attention, collided with the rear of plaintiff’s vehicle at a speed ...

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Cause of defendant’s behind-the-wheel blackout questioned – $1,150,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was driving on High Street in Portsmouth when the defendant, who was driving in the scope of his employment, crossed over the center line striking the plaintiff’s vehicle. The defendant contended that he had an unforeseen medical emergency causing ...

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Delay in treatment led to vision loss, plaintiff claims – $1,100,000 Settlement (access required)

On Sept. 22, 2009, the plaintiff was seen by the defendant neuro-opthalmologist for evaluation.  The plaintiff reported a history of approximately six months of intermittent bilateral blurred vision and the acute onset of flashes of light bilaterally, which would encompass ...

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Defense ‘injury causation’ testimony contested in TBI case – $2,450,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 48-year-old project manager returning home after work on Interstate 95. He stopped his pickup truck behind other stopped vehicles and was rear-ended by an asphalt-spreader truck. The asphalt truck left 140 feet of skid marks before impact. ...

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Rights and duties of bicyclist at issue in tractor-trailer accident – $4,575,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 25-year-old citizen of Poland living in the United States on a work visa; he was riding a bicycle eastbound on a sidewalk on Richmond Road in Williamsburg. At the same time, a driver of a tractor-trailer was ...

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