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Woman rendered incapacitated after bridge accident – $10,500,000 Settlement (access required)

The 34-year-old female plaintiff was operating the last car stopped in a line of traffic in the right lane on the Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel when her vehicle was struck from behind at approximately 50 mph by the defendant driver ...

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Plaintiff slipped and fell on icy sidewalk at auto dealership – $2,000,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a 59-year-old Vietnam veteran working as an engineer at the Newport News Shipyard. He went to the defendant’s auto dealership for service on his pickup truck three days after the Christmas blizzard of 2010. As he exited the ...

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Two plaintiffs injured on I-95 – $150,000 Settlement and $730,000 Settlement (access required)

This case stemmed from a rear-end collision on 1-95 North in Spotsylvania County on March 18, 2012. Two plaintiffs were injured in the accident, one of whom contracted complex regional pain syndrome two weeks after the collision. This condition was ...

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Tractor-trailer driver denied liability in rear-end crash – $920,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was stopped in morning rush-hour traffic on I-66 in Fairfax County when she was rear-ended by a fully loaded tractor-trailer. Eyewitnesses testified that traffic had been stopped for several minutes. The truck driver and his employer denied liability and ...

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Plaintiff injured by falling window valance in hotel room – $400,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 55-year-old flight attendant trainee, was a guest of the defendant hotel when a 40-pound wood valance and drapes in her room fell upon her. Plaintiff alleged that the heavy wood valance was improperly secured into the drywall only, ...

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Disabled student thrown from bus wheelchair ramp – $110,000 Settlement (access required)

On Jan. 13, 2012, the 22-year-old plaintiff, who is disabled with cerebral palsy, was injured when two Henrico County Public School bus attendants attempted to remove him from the school’s handicapped bus by utilizing the bus’s lift. The attendants got ...

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PET scans showed evidence of brain damage after collision – $1,500,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff is a Ph.D. research biochemist, 57, who was rear-ended by the defendant. Plaintiff struck his head on the steering wheel but did not lose consciousness. He was, however, extremely confused and dazed at the crash site. He initially treated ...

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