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Injured highway worker reaches settlement in p.i., comp claims – $936,775 Settlement and $1,930,000 Settlement (access required)

This case stemmed from an accident that occurred at approximately 3:00 a.m. on Sept. 14, 2012, on I-264 in Norfolk. The intoxicated defendant drove around orange cones and a stationary state police cruiser with flashing blue lights at a road ...

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Child died after falling through railing of hotel balcony – $1,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The infant decedent, nearly 3 years old, and members of her family rented a room at the defendant hotel for an overnight stay at the beach. Hotel personnel assigned the family to an upper-story oceanfront room. The hotel was built ...

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Plaintiff suffered third-degree burns when fire pot fuel exploded – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The 21-year old plaintiff was visiting with family and friends in Martinsville when she was severely burned when someone attempted to refill an outdoor firepot with NAPAfire Citronella Pourable Eco-Gel Fuel. The gel fuel exploded into a fireball and landed ...

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Construction worker suffered massive injuries in on-the-job accident – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was injured driving a truck for H.T. Bowling Inc. at a landfill construction site. He lost control of the truck and it rolled down a series of steep grades and steppes. He was thrown from the cab and suffered ...

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Lift gate malfunction caused deliveryman to fall down shaft – $2,990,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was injured while delivering packages to an office building when he was attempting to use a material lift. The material lift gate allegedly malfunctioned, causing him to fall 13 feet down a shaft. Liability was contested. Contributory negligence was ...

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Plaintiff could no longer work due to accident injuries – $1,600,000 Settlement (access required)

A tractor-trailer rear-ended the plaintiff on Interstate 95 as she was leaving Altria where she had completed her night shift. Plaintiff suffered a left lower extremity injury involving a fracture of the talus and media malleolus bones of her left ...

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Family involved in head-on collision with tractor-trailer – $8,341,366 Settlement (access required)

The accident occurred on July 2, 2013, as the plaintiff, Jamie Johnson, his wife, Holly Johnson, their two children, and Jamie’s brother, Judd Johnson, were returning home to Rustburg after a family vacation in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The accident occurred ...

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Auto accident plaintiff suffered mild TBI, orthopedic injuries – $3,850,000 Settlement (access required)

This case involved a motor vehicle collision caused by a college student who struck the plaintiff’s vehicle in the plaintiff’s travel lane. Plaintiff suffered multiple orthopedic injuries. In addition, she sustained a mild traumatic brain injury, resulting in intermittent persistent ...

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Worker who exited vehicle was struck by racing motorist – $1,129,280 Settlement (access required)

This motor vehicle accident occurred on northbound Magruder Blvd. in Hampton on Nov. 6, 2011. The plaintiff was working her second job cleaning office buildings and driving from one work site to another in her pickup truck. A ladder fell ...

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Plaintiff underwent below-knee amputation after motorcycle crash – $1,300,000 Settlement (access required)

On Sept. 30, 2013, plaintiff was riding his motorcycle on Route 626 in Augusta County. He was traveling 55 miles per hour. When defendant attempted to make a left turn into the driveway of her house on Route 626, her ...

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