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Plaintiff underwent below-knee amputation after motorcycle crash – $1,300,000 Settlement (access required)

On Sept. 30, 2013, plaintiff was riding his motorcycle on Route 626 in Augusta County. He was traveling 55 miles per hour. When defendant attempted to make a left turn into the driveway of her house on Route 626, her ...

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Court ordered insurance carrier to produce adjuster’s notes – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 64-year-old female, was walking in a parking lot to her car when she was struck by a vehicle. Plaintiff claimed she was in the marked crosswalk and defendant claimed she was not. Defendant talked to his insurance company ...

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German-speaking attorney helps injured bicyclist recover future costs – $21,000,000 Settlement (access required)

On Oct. 8, 2011, German citizen Michael Sprick was struck by a Hostess bread truck while traveling in Pulaski County. The bread truck driver alleged that he had been forced off the road and into Sprick by a phantom vehicle. ...

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Driver injured in head-on collision settles for policy limits – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was hit head-on on Route 11 in Botetourt County when the defendant, driving a car, crossed into the plaintiff’s lane of travel. The plaintiff was driving his employer’s truck. The plaintiff underwent a hemilaminectomy and a spinal fusion. ...

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Cyclist hit by John Doe driver spars with insurer over UM coverage – $60,000 Settlement (access required)

The cyclist was a quasi-professional rider and was traveling on the far right of a residential street when someone yelled at him then either hit him with a car or truck, or someone in the vehicle struck the cyclist. He ...

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The extra mile: Two solos secure $21M for badly injured bicyclist (access required)

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A federal judge has approved a $21 million settlement, with $7 million in attorneys’ fees, for the severely injured victim of a collision between a bread truck and a bicycle. The settlement is “one of the largest personal injury settlements ...

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Crane boom fell on top of fisherman working at pier – $2,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was employed as a seaman working as a member of the crew of commercial menhaden fishing vessel on the Chesapeake Bay. During the fishing operation, one of the nets developed a large hole and the crew was required to ...

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Delivery truck ran stop sign, struck motorcyclist – $1,350,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was involved in a motorcycle accident with a delivery truck being operated by New Bern Transport Company. The driver failed to stop at a stop sign while attempting a right turn. The driver pulled into the oncoming path of ...

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Teen involved in accident experienced ongoing pain – $60,000 Verdict (access required)

The 17-year-old plaintiff was involved in a motor vehicle collision in which she was a restrained driver on a two-lane road. A driver traveling in the opposite direction turned in front of her, causing a collision. Plaintiff’s head hit the ...

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