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Supervisor accused of assault and battery sues for defamation – $15,000 Verdict (access required)

Both the plaintiff and defendant were federal government employees in June 2013. At that time, the defendant had been subject to an internal complaint by his supervisor, the plaintiff, due to aggressive behavior at the workplace. Shortly after the plaintiff’s ...

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Bicyclist traveling against traffic was struck by van – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was riding his bicycle in a slight northeasterly direction across the southbound lanes of the 200 block of N. Birdneck Road in Virginia Beach, toward the Food Lion shopping center entrance, when his bicycle collided with the defendant’s ...

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Head-on crash left plaintiff with permanent leg impairment – $762,500 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 62-year-old man involved in a head-on collision in Fluvanna County. The defendant admitted liability. The plaintiff, who was retired at the time of the accident, suffered a severely comminuted grade II right open pilon fracture of ...

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Dump truck driver lost control and struck tractor-trailer – $385,000 Settlement (access required)

On Jan. 28, 2013, plaintiff was driving a 1995 Peterbilt tractor-trailer eastbound on Route 93 in Grant County, West Virginia. Defendant was driving a 1996 International dump truck owned by BTC Trucking, Inc. westbound on Route 93 when a vehicle ...

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ATV fell off forklift, striking plaintiff – $1,550,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 61-year-old truck driver, sustained injuries on Nov. 4, 2010, when defendant’s employee was in the process of offloading an ATV from plaintiff’s truck with a forklift after plaintiff had delivered the truck to the premises of the defendant ...

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Injured highway worker reaches settlement in p.i., comp claims – $936,775 Settlement and $1,930,000 Settlement (access required)

This case stemmed from an accident that occurred at approximately 3:00 a.m. on Sept. 14, 2012, on I-264 in Norfolk. The intoxicated defendant drove around orange cones and a stationary state police cruiser with flashing blue lights at a road ...

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Plaintiff suffered third-degree burns when fire pot fuel exploded – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The 21-year old plaintiff was visiting with family and friends in Martinsville when she was severely burned when someone attempted to refill an outdoor firepot with NAPAfire Citronella Pourable Eco-Gel Fuel. The gel fuel exploded into a fireball and landed ...

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Grandmother tripped and fell through dressing room curtain – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 72-year-old grandmother, was in a clothing store in Potomac Mills Malls helping her granddaughter try on dresses for homecoming. The defendant operated a temporary dress shop in the mall, and upon leasing the property, had to construct dressing ...

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Woman suffered disabling leg injuries in early morning crash – $1,750,000 Settlement (access required)

On Oct. 13, 2012, the plaintiff was driving her daughter to a swim meet. The plaintiff was travelling approximately 55 miles per hour heading south on the Prince William Parkway. It was approximately 6:30 a.m. and it was still dark ...

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