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Man died from undiagnosed brain infection – $1,700,000 Settlement (access required)

The 33-year-old decedent was hospitalized with a fever, headache, brain lesion and blurred vision. He was diagnosed with a venous sinus thrombosis and remained febrile. An infection was considered, but antibiotics were never administered. The patient died five days later ...

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Industrial worker suffered TBI, blindness due to machine failure – $14,000,000 Settlement (access required)

On Jan. 20, 2009, the plaintiff was operating a high-speed CNC vertical machine for his employer when the tool that he had inserted into the machine catastrophically failed, was ejected out of the machine and struck the plaintiff in his ...

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Loss of oxygen during orthopedic surgery led to brain injury, death – Confidential Settlement (access required)

A 58-year-old male with a medical history of cervical fusion and rheumatoid arthritis suffered a dislocation of a left hip prosthesis after a fall. After presenting to the emergency room, he was evaluated prior to the orthopedic surgery required to ...

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Construction injury case reached settlement after mistrial – $1,350,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was 19 years old when he was injured on July 31, 2007. He was working as a groundsman in Winchester, where his job was to change the massive auger on a piece of heavy equipment called a LoDril ...

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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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