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The family of a patient severely burned when hospital staffers allegedly used a coffee maker to fill hot water compresses has recovered a half million dollars from the University of Virginia Health System. The burn case was settled in May ...

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Wife injured when husband ran red light and struck a car – $244,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, 83 years old, was a passenger in her husband’s vehicle when the vehicle entered an intersection on a red light and struck another vehicle. Nationwide, the family’s auto carrier, never substantially contested liability. The plaintiff waited until the month ...

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Airline rep missed four months of work due to auto accident – $243,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff sustained a fractured left wrist in a motor vehicle collision, requiring placement of an external fixator. She missed four months from work at her long time job as a customer service representative for United Airlines at Dulles Airport. Although ...

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Crash caused severe anxiety for injured teen passenger – $240,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 16-year-old backseat passenger in his mother’s van when the family was rear-ended on I-66 by the defendant, who had fallen asleep at the wheel. The plaintiff was thrown violently forward in his seat from the impact, ...

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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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Jury awards policy limits to man injured in rear-end collision – $100,000 Verdict (access required)

In 2011, while attempting to merge onto Duke Street from Van Dorn Street in Alexandria, the plaintiff was rear-ended by the defendant. Although the defendant was driving a sedan and the plaintiff was in a truck, the impact totaled the ...

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