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Military contractor recovers for non-payment of contract – $1,937,559 Verdict (access required)

Global Hub Logistics was an Afghanistan-based logistics contractor hired by Tamerlane Global Services Inc. to complete movements of military cargo out of Afghanistan during 2011. Tamerlane refused to pay Global Hub for completed movements of cargo after the relationship between ...

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Necessity of spinal surgery at issue in med-mal action – $1,121,364 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was a 32-year-old man who suffered a minor L-1 compression fracture as a result of an ATV accident. He was taken to the Loudoun Hospital emergency room where he came under the care of neurosurgeon Dr. Mudit Sharma, ...

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Traumatic brain injury claim strongly contested at trial – $1,200,000 Verdict (access required)

In July 2009, the plaintiff was stopped at a red light when the defendant rear-ended her pick-up truck, totaling both vehicles and pushing the plaintiff into the car in front of her. The plaintiff was dazed and refused medical treatment ...

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Patient suffered burns during unsupervised smoke break – $1,280,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a wheelchair-bound nursing home patient who suffered from psychosis, left side paralysis due to a stroke, a fractured left hip, total left arm contractors, a bad back, left side neuropathy, impaired field of vision and partial immobility. He ...

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Lawyer, once imprisoned, wins $5.75M award (access required)

After being convicted of abusing his own children, spending four years in prison before exoneration, and then battling with his lawyers for 10 years, Bruce McLaughlin may finally see compensation for his travails. A Fairfax County jury last month awarded ...

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Plaintiff recovers against former lawyer after med mal case dismissed – $4,000,000 Verdict (access required)

This was a legal malpractice lawsuit arising out of a medical malpractice claim. Plaintiff was an active and athletic 13-year-old when she was diagnosed with adolescent scoliosis. She sought treatment from Dr. Susan Atkins, a Richmond pediatric orthopedist, who ultimately ...

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