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$42 million: Settlement reached in logging accident that hurt three, killed one (access required)

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Victims of an explosion and fire at a Southside Virginia logging site in 2011 have settled product liability claims for a total of $42 mil­lion, lawyers report. Four workers suffered severe burns when welding machinery exploded in flames as the men ...

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Passenger in T-bone crash suffers mild TBI, memory loss – $65,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was the front-seat passen­ger in her husband’s Toyota sedan, which was T-boned by a ve­hicle going 60 MPH. The plaintiff said 40-45 MPH, but an in­dependent witness said 60. Plaintiff was ambulatory after the crash, but later de­veloped dizziness, ...

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Plaintiff needed knee replacement after fall in store – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

On Sept. 26, 2012, the plaintiff fell on spilled food in the defen­dant’s store. Plaintiff had previ­ously undergone knee surgery five years prior to the fall, but was as­ymptomatic at the time of the fall. After a year of conservative ...

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Woman suffered ankle injury, prompting her to quit job – $45,500 Verdict (access required)

On July 13, 2014, the plaintiff was injured when the defendant ran a red light, striking her vehicle and causing the plaintiff to strike a third-vehicle. The de­fendant admitted lia­bility and the case was tried on damages only. The plaintiff ...

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