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Norfolk judge OKs negligent supervision claim (access required)

Electrical boxes

A cleaning company employee who was electrocuted while wiping down an electric junction box can bring a negligent supervision claim against an electrical repair company, a Norfolk circuit judge has ruled. Norfolk remains one of the few jurisdictions in Virginia ...

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Defendant’s failure to yield caused plaintiff to run off road – $175,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant driver failed to yield and made a left turn into the plaintiff’s lane of travel, which caused plaintiff to run off the road and hit a tree. Plaintiff suffered a fractured wrist and the aggravation of a prior tendon ...

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Passenger in work vehicle was injured when driver failed to stop – $875,000 Settlement (access required)

On March 12, 2014, the plaintiff was a front seat passenger in his employer’s vehicle, which was struck by a 2009 Honda Element that ran a stop sign. The plaintiff was transported by ambulance to U.Va. Hospital, where he was ...

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Virginia resident struck by hit-and-run driver in Florida – $85,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a Navy ensign in flight school in Pensacola, Florida, was a resident of Virginia. He was struck while walking home by a John Doe hit-and-run driver. Suit was filed in Henrico County against John Doe. The deposition of ...

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University student struck in crosswalk by inattentive driver – $246,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a U.Va. student, was injured in a pedestrian-versus-vehicle collision that occurred in Charlottesville on March 20, 2013. Plaintiff was crossing Alderman Road in a crosswalk when he was struck by an inattentive driver who had bent over to pick ...

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Plaintiff fractured neck and back in chain-reaction crash – $250,000 Settlement (access required)

On March 28, 2013, the 59-year-old plaintiff was traveling north on Pennsylvania Avenue in Prince George’s County, Maryland, when the defendant failed to stop his vehicle and rear-ended another vehicle. That vehicle then rear-ended the plaintiff, causing the plaintiff’s vehicle ...

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Injured pedestrian settled with insurers before suit was filed – $200,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff is a 63-year-old female who was crossing the street when she was struck by a vehicle. She fractured her tibia and underwent a successful surgery. Defendant driver claimed the sun was in her eyes and that she did not ...

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Mother and son injured in T-bone collision – $350,000 Settlement & $100,000 Settlement (access required)

On Nov. 26, 2013, the plaintiffs’ vehicle was T-boned by the defendant’s vehicle. The accident resulted in two companion cases: the son who was driving the vehicle and his 82-year-old mother, who was a front seat passenger. The son sustained ...

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Passenger seriously injured right arm, shoulder in vehicle rollover – $830,000 Settlement (access required)

On Oct. 1, 2013, the plaintiff was the front seat passenger in a 1994 Chevy 2500. They were traveling southbound on Route 301 when the defendant in his 2000 GMC Yukon crossed the center lines and struck the plaintiff’s host ...

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Eyewitness statement matches plainitff’s account of accident – $265,000 Settlement (access required)

This was a rear-end accident that occurred on I-64. The defendant’s insurance carrier initially denied liability based on their insured driver stating that the plaintiff had cut in front of him from the center lane to avoid a box on ...

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