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Man dies after high-speed collision with escaped mule – $505,000 Settlement (access required)

On Jan. 31, 2012, a 64-year-old male was driving home from a friend’s house around midnight. He was trav­eling on a two-lane highway in the rural Eastern Shore. Wit­nesses testified the road was very dark and the posted speed limit ...

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Defendant hit middle car, which crashed into plaintiff’s vehicle – $200,000 Settlement (access required)

On May 4, 2013, the plain­tiff was driving his 2009 Ford F-150 southbound on US Route 1 (aka Washington Highway), and was stopped at the intersection with Kos­mo Village Drive waiting for oncoming traffic to clear so he could turn ...

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Motorcyclist settles for all available coverage on car – $1,350,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was rid­ing a motorcycle, and the defendant was driv­ing a car, as they both entered the same inter­section. The defendant struck the motorcyclist, causing him to suffer extensive injuries. The defendant was a young adult with no assets. ...

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Defense tried to hold car-wreck plaintiff’s excellent recovery against him – $1,800,000 Settlement (access required)

Tractor-trailer ver­sus motor vehicle ac­cident along I-95 in Virginia. Case was vigorously defended on grounds that none of plaintiff ’s injuries required surgical in­tervention, despite bad injuries plaintiff made an excellent recovery with limited medical care after one year, and ...

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Women suffered brain injury from rear-ender – $100,000 Settlement (access required)

The plain­tiff suffered a mild traumatic brain injury when she was rear-ended while waiting to merge onto a busy road during the morning rush hour in Vir­ginia Beach. The defendant claimed that the impact was a low-speed tap which was ...

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Driver claimed punitives against defendant with BAC of .191 – $205,000 Settlement (access required)

Mrs. Rosenblatt was injured when her car was struck in an inter­section after the defen­dant ran a red light. Defendant was arrested and charged with DWI with a BAC of .191. Mrs. Rosenblatt was knocked unconscious in the collision, and ...

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Fairfax crossing guard struck by car, foot was run over – Settlement (access required)

In February 2012, plaintiff was working as a Fairfax County school crossing guard at Flint Hill Ele­mentary School in Vienna, Virgin­ia, when she was struck, knocked down and her foot run over by a vehicle driven by the defendant. Plaintiff ...

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Rear-ender by tow truck caused mild TBA, permanent problems – $800,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s vehicle was rear-ended by a tow truck on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. She was medically evacuated by helicopter to Norfolk General Hospital where she was diagnosed. She suffered a mild traumatic brain injury with personality changes, memory diffi­culty ...

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