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Class action brought for alleged Fair Credit reporting violations (access required)

The plaintiff claimed that the defendant violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq., in connection with preparing background reports. Specifically, plaintiffs contended that the defendant website violated the FCRA by (1) reporting criminal records to ...

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Truck turned against red light, striking plaintiff’s pickup truck – $1,750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was driving home from dinner in a small, half-ton pickup. She was on a major roadway approaching a major intersection and had a green light. Defendant was driving a large, U-Haul type truck, traveling the opposite direction from plaintiff ...

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Million-Dollar Settlements of 2015 (access required)

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Business cases led the list of the top settlements reported to Virginia Lawyers Weekly during 2015. This year’s tally was 50 cases with settlements of at least $1 million, down from 53 cases logged in 2014. That number was a ...

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Woman suffered multiple injuries in motorcycle accident – $2,175,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle/motorcycle collision in Middlesex County. The collision occurred on Oct. 6, 2012, at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Old Virginia Street approximately one-half mile north of its intersection with Route 691. The plaintiff was ...

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Tractor-trailer swerved, hit vehicle stopped on shoulder – $3,500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a passenger in a motor vehicle that had pulled off onto the shoulder of the interstate highway. A tractor-trailer collided with the vehicle after swerving to avoid another motor vehicle in the highway. The young plaintiff sustained substantial ...

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Truck turned against red light, striking plaintiff’s pickup – $1,750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was driving home from dinner in a small, half-ton pickup. She was on a major roadway approaching a major intersection and had a green light. Defendant was driving a large, U-Haul type truck, traveling the opposite direction from plaintiff ...

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Driver shot by hunter taps mulitple homeowners’ policies – $1,400,000 Settlement (access required)

Tracy Epps, a 52-year-old Emporia man, was shot by a hunter as he was riding down the road on a Saturday morning with his dog. As Epps passed by an organized deer hunt operated by the Brink Hunt Club in ...

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Man pumping gas was struck by out-of-control vehicle – $1,250,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 57-year-old male, was standing at a gas station pumping gas when he was struck by a car whose driver had lost control. Plaintiff had multiple surgeries on his leg, but the doctors ultimately were not able to save ...

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