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Bus driver who hit pedestrian had multiple accidents on record – $4,500,000 Verdict (access required)

On Aug. 6, 2014, the plaintiff was crossing a crosswalk near the King Street Metro Station in Alexandria, when she was struck by a left-turning bus. She was struck from behind when she was approximately three-quarters across the crosswalk. As ...

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Wrongful repossession damaged businessman’s reputation – $2,092,750 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff’s Jeep Cherokee was wrongfully repossessed on May 27, 1998. On July 20, 2015, plaintiff’s case for wrongful repossession (trespass and conversion) was tried by a jury of seven in the Richmond Circuit Court presided over by Judge Phillip L. ...

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Teacher suffered massive injuries after being hit by drunken driver – $3,500,000 Verdict (access required)

On June 8, 2011, at approximately 8:00 p.m. at the intersection of Lucas Creek Road and Cabell Drive in Newport News, the defendant, while in an intoxicated state, took his eyes off the road to check his cell phone, crossed ...

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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)


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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