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Patient died following three consecutive colonoscopies – $1,300,000 Settlement (access required)

This claim involved the death of a 39-year-old male, survived by a sole beneficiary, his wife.  He presented to the defendant gastroenterologist with a history of morbid obesity, a reported weight loss of 80 pounds in less than three months, ...

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Infant suffers brain injury from mother’s slip & fall – $3,250,000 Settlement (access required)

An infant suffered a traumatic brain injury after his mother slipped and fell on the defendant’s property. As a result of the mild to moderate TBI, the child suffers from seizures, mild hemiparesis, one side visual neglect and social developmental ...

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Va joins settlement in mortgage services matter

(AP) — Virginia is set to receive about $3.5 million as part of a multi-state settlement with a Florida-based mortgage loan default services company over allegations of misconduct. Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said Thursday he has joined 44 other attorneys ...

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Radiologist failed to diagnose renal cancer in early stage – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The decedent, a 58-year-old woman, presented to the emergency room on April 12, 2008, with complaints of abdominal and chest pain. The treating emergency room physician ordered an abdominal/ pelvic CT scan with contrast, and specified a suspected appendicitis as ...

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Severe spinal injuries result of tractor-trailer rear-ender – $6,500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 47-year-old mother of three, was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer traveling at approximately 60 miles per hour. Plaintiff was discovered by emergency medical personnel in her vehicle. She was unconscious with her legs drawn up and her arms crossed ...

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Passenger killed after for-hire vehicle crashed – $4,600,000 Settlement (access required)

A 31-year-old male visiting from an underdeveloped country in Southeast Asia was a passenger in a for-hire transportation vehicle, which was involved in a single vehicle accident. He was ejected and killed. Decedent is survived by his wife and 1-year-old ...

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City, church agree on just compensation for taking property – $3,700,000 Settlement (access required)

The City of Chesapeake originally sought to condemn an 8,147 square foot parcel of land in fee together with drainage, utility and temporary construction easements for the improvement of Dominion Boulevard. The land sought to be acquired by the city ...

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Six-year-old girl drowned at Shenandoah beach park facility – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The family of the plaintiff’s decedent traveled to Half Moon Beach Park, a commercial outdoor recreational facility in Shenandoah County. The decedent, age 6, drowned in the park’s swimming area, in a shallow roped-off section designated for non-swimmers and young ...

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Motorcyclist’s left foot was crushed in collision with auto – $1,200,000 Settlement (access required)

On Nov. 12, 2010, the 52-year-old plaintiff was riding his motorcycle through an intersection on a solid green light when the defendant failed to yield and turned left in front of him. Defendant’s vehicle struck the left side of the ...

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