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Unnecessary surgery led to vision impairment, job loss – $1,600,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff suffered permanent central vision loss in her right eye following a vitrectomy performed by Dr. Randall Wong at Capital Eye Consultants. Dr. Wong performed the surgery to repair an epiretinal membrane. The plaintiff alleged that the surgery was ...

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Judge approves $3.86M fee award in corporate merger case (access required)

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Lawyers who won $9.4 million for an aircraft manufacturer burned in a merger deal also scored what may be a record fee award in Virginia courts. In her last court hearing as a Fairfax County circuit judge, now-Supreme Court Justice ...

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California appeals court reinstates verdict against drug company – $6,500,000 Verdict (access required)

Cooper v. Takeda was the first trial in the national Actos litigation efforts. Jack Cooper, a 79-year-old retired father and grandfather in San Diego, developed borderline type II diabetes in his 70s. Beginning in 2006, his primary care physician began ...

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Infant was delivered stillborn after unsuccessful VBAC attempt – $1,500,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was admitted to Chesapeake General Hospital on July 12, 2009, at approximately 6:35 a.m. for labor and delivery at the 38th week of her pregnancy. Plaintiff and her unborn baby were under the defendant’s obstetrical care, as he was ...

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Man, run off road, suffered significant orthopedic injuries – $2,500,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff’s car was sideswiped twice by a tractor-trailer rig on I-81 North in Botetourt County. The impact caused the car to run off the road and run into the median strip, injuring plaintiff. [15-T-088]   Type of action: Personal injury ...

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$9.4M for Merger Agreement Breach (access required)

In aircraft manufacturer Airbus Americas’ suit demanding indemnification for defendant Metron’s alleged breaches of contract related to Airbus’ acquisition of Metron Holdings in 2011, a Fairfax Circuit Court awards Airbus $9.4 million in damages. Defendants include Shareholder Representative Services LLC, ...

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Podiatrist severed patient’s tibial nerve during foot surgery – $1,700,000 Verdict (access required)

This case arose out of a surgical procedure performed in 2009. Defendant podiatrist performed a total ankle replacement on the plaintiff. During the course of the operation, defendant severed plaintiff’s posterior tibial nerve. The allegation in the case was that ...

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Seaman wins $3.75M in retrial of rape claims

After the Supreme Court of Virginia ordered a new trial following a $25 million verdict, a former ship crew member who claimed he was raped in a foreign port won a $3.75 million award from a Portsmouth jury Tuesday. The ...

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Man burned to death while operating ride-on mower – $2,500,000 Verdict (access required)

Decedent Frank S. Wright, an 88-year-old Chesapeake resident, died on Dec. 23, 2010, when his Ryobi ride-on lawn mower exploded while he was using the mower and burned him to death. The case was filed against Ryobi and Home Depot ...

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