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Liability, causation disputed in black ice slip & fall – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

This was a lawsuit against a multi-national company on behalf of a Virginia client who sustained injuries in a slip and fall accident on black ice. The defendant contested both liability and causation. Suit was originally filed in state court, ...

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Brain injury disputed in auto collision case – $2,000,000 Settlement (access required)

This case arose out of a two-car collision. The collision occurred on a busy road at a regulated intersection. The defendant turned left at the intersection, in front of the plaintiff’s oncoming car. Liability was disputed. The defendant claimed that ...

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Surgeon failed to remove appendix during appendectomy – $1,475,000 Settlement (access required)

A 63-year-old male on disability was admitted to the hospital with right lower quadrant pain of three days’ duration. He underwent a CT scan showing a six-centimeter fluid collection posteriorly to the cecum, consistent with abscess/perforated appendix. Given this diagnosis, ...

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Plaintiffs claim road workers waved driver through red light – $2,800,000 Settlement; $125,000 Settlement; $100,000 Settlement

The plaintiffs were traveling through an intersection near Williamsburg when the Defendant 1 ran a red light and collided with the plaintiffs’ vehicle. At the time of the accident, Defendant 2 was involved in performing commercial activity at the intersection. ...

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Defendant admitted fault in note to recovering plaintiff – $1,250,000 Settlement (access required)

The 75-year-old plaintiff was struck from behind at a high rate of speed by a full size pick-up truck after he slowed for backed up traffic on Route 33 in Hanover County. The defendant, a young college student from Colorado, ...

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Railing collapsed, man fell from third floor landing – $1,850,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was visiting a friend at a Richmond apartment complex when he was injured after falling from the 3rd floor common area. The plaintiff was leaning against the wooden guardrail smoking a cigarette when the railing collapsed, causing him ...

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Inspector struck by improperly secured fire line restraining device – $2,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, age 56, was a fire inspector who was witnessing the hydrostatic testing of an underground fire line when a mechanical restraining device blew from the end of the line, striking the plaintiff in the chest and causing extensive ...

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Child born with cerebral palsy after labor complications – $1,850,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff went into labor at home with a midwife who had a close association with an obstetrician for 30 years. At 5:00 a.m., the midwife did a sterile vaginal exam revealing that plaintiff had progressed to eight-nine centimeters, 90 percent ...

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