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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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Woman lost security clearance at job due to brain injury – $1,900,000 Settlement (access required)

As plaintiff was stepping off an elevator into the marble foyer of her office building, she slipped on a recently mopped wet  floor. There were no wet floor or other caution signs placed at that time. As a result of ...

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Driver with past murder conviction attacks fellow trucker – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant truck driver was released from prison in 2007, after serving time for a murder he committed as a teenager. He tried to find employment but was rejected by 20 to 30 employers. Trucker’s father, who also had been in ...

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Student golfer suffered back, neck and shoulder pain from rear-ender – $175,000 Settlement (access required)

This case stemmed from a rear-end impact, with the defendant striking the plaintiff at approximately 30-45 mph. She was treated and released from the emergency room with neck and back complaints. She subsequently complained of shoulder pain. The plaintiff was ...

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Pedestrian struck in shopping center lot suffered brain injury – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was walking through the Home Depot parking lot when defendant, after backing out of a parking space, made a “U-turn” and struck plaintiff, knocking her to the ground. Plaintiff sustained bruises and abrasions to her elbow and knee. Additionally, ...

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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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Jury returns cost of auto-accident plaintiff’s initial ER visit – $1,976 Verdict (access required)

The defendant contested the plaintiff’s claims of injury after a low-speed rear-end collision. Her treating doctor, Dr. Arthur Wardell, testified that the plaintiff tore the plantar fascia in her right foot from “jamming on the brake.” Dr. Wardell performed a ...

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