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Toddler suffered brain injury in fall from hotel balcony – $10,900,000 Settlement (access required)

The 2-year-old plaintiff was severely injured at a hotel when he fell through a second floor balcony railing landing head first on the pavement below. The balcony railing was missing a vertical bar, resulting in a 12-inch-wide opening. The plaintiff ...

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College student’s cognitive struggles linked to 1999 accident – $1,700,000 Settlement (access required)

On March 15, 1999, a tractor-trailer operated by the defendant truck driver crossed over the center line of Route 340 in Clarke County, and ran nearly head-on into a Toyota Corolla driven by the plaintiff’s father.  The truck driver had ...

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Massive bleeding during hysterectomy resulted in brain damage – $1,600,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff alleged that defendant obstetricians inadvertently cut blood vessels in and around her pelvis during a laparoscopic hysterectomy and failed to timely convert to an open procedure to find the bleeders and stop the bleeding. The surgery began at ...

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Implantation of pain pump led to bowel perforation, death – $1,550,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent died on Feb. 1, 2012, days after what should have been a routine medical procedure to implant an intrathecal pain pump, which is a medical device used to deliver pain medications directly to a patient’s spinal fluid. The ...

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Plaintiff shot by third party on commercial premises – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

This commercial premises liability case involved recovery for independent third party criminal acts. The plaintiff suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen and chest, minor kidney damage and post-traumatic stress disorder. [13-T-048] Type of action: Personal injury – premises liability Injuries ...

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Patient dies after small bowel perforation went undetected – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiffs’ decedent was a 46-year-old mother of five.  She underwent a laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy (“LSH”), a procedure where the uterus is removed but the cervix is preserved, in October 2009.  During the procedure, defendant gynecological surgeon caused a 5 ...

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Child who suffered burns has guaranteed payout of $3.5M – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, age 7, 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 plaintiff’s property by the defendant. The plaintiff touched the cable in ...

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