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Policy limits paid after jury found for auto-accident plaintiff – $100,000 Verdict (access required)

This case resulted from a Nov. 23, 2011 non-reportable motor vehicle collision that took place in a Spotsylvania County shopping center plaza. Liability was hotly contested. The plaintiff, a 40-year-old female, alleged that she was stopped, waiting to exit the ...

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Postal worker struck by tractor-trailer – $625,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was struck by a tractor-trailer while driving his U.S. Postal Service vehicle. He sustained $126,000 in medical bills and a partial wage loss of $48,000 that was ongoing. [15-T-106]   Type of action: Personal injury – auto accident Injuries ...

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Pedestrian struck by turning car while crossing intersection – $65,000 Arbitration Award (access required)

Plaintiff was an 18-year-old female pedestrian who crossed in a designated marked crosswalk at the intersection of Richmond Highway and Frye Road in Alexandria on July 26, 2013. The defendant was traveling east on Frye Road, preparing to make a ...

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Driver backing out of driveway caused 3-car collision – $90,000 Settlement (access required)

On Aug. 1, 2012, plaintiff, a 25-year-old senior consultant for the Department of the Navy was traveling southbound on N. Quincy Street in Arlington when the defendant backed out of her driveway. When the defendant entered the roadway, she was ...

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Flaggers allegedly misdirected traffic, caused accident – $1,452,250 Settlement (access required)

On Aug. 3, 2012, the defendant asphalt company was laying 1,150 tons of shoulder stone on the southbound and northbound shoulders of Rt. 669 in Culpeper. At the end of the day, the crew was working at the southern end ...

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Plaintiff agreed to carrier’s last offer following mediation – $42,500 Settlement (access required)

The 78-year-old plaintiff was a passenger in a vehicle making a left turn at a controlled intersection. The defendant was making an opposing right turn. Both drivers claimed to have had a green turn arrow. The defendant’s vehicle struck the ...

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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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Case against VA nursing assistant settled after summary judgment denied – $495,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was an Iraqi War veteran who suffered from PTSD. Plaintiff went to the VA Medical Center in Washington to receive treatment for the PTSD. Plaintiff was admitted to the psychiatric floor of the VA. While at the VA, plaintiff ...

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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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