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Wheelchair-bound passenger trapped in van after crash – $445,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was an 81-year-old female with multiple pre-existing comorbidities. On the day of the wreck, she was in a wheelchair riding in a handicapped transport van on Route 58 in Mecklenburg County between South Hill and Boydton. Defendant, driving a ...

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College student claims she was assaulted by boss after hours – $40,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff testified that she was working as a part-time office assistant to a solo practice tax accountant while she finished her college degree. One night, her boss, the defendant, kept her in the office until late at night and then ...

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Swimming champ suffered multiple orthopedic injuries in head-on crash – $1,400,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was leaving work in Washington and was on Canal Road. The defendant, traveling in the opposite direction on Canal Road, made a left turn to go onto Reservoir Road, hitting plaintiff’s vehicle head-on. Plaintiff suffered multiple fractures and other ...

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College student struck by vehicle in new campus crosswalk – $3,675,000 Settlement (access required)

On a rainy night, plaintiff, a full-time college student, was crossing with a friend in a crosswalk across a newly constructed roadway on campus when she was struck by a vehicle and severely injured. The crosswalk and adjacent signalized intersection ...

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Plaintiff underwent two wrist surgeries after crash – $190,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 30-year-old female, was a passenger in a vehicle that was struck by another vehicle. Both drivers claimed to have had the green light. The driver who struck the plaintiff’s vehicle was intoxicated. However, two eyewitnesses indicated that the ...

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Defendant fled, then returned to scene after striking bicyclist – $290,000 Settlement (access required)

On April 2, 2012, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the plaintiff was riding his bicycle in the direction of traffic on the right-most edge of a two-lane road. The defendant, who had recently turned 18, struck the plaintiff on the rear ...

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Waiting for guidance, PI lawyers stymied by Medicare secondary payer process (access required)

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WASHINGTON — Long-awaited regulations governing the way litigants in personal injury cases with future medical bills should reimburse the government for Medicare payments could come as soon as this year. But new rules governing Medicare’s secondary payer system could bring ...

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Medical records proved plaintiff had no prior lumbar injuries – $350,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s vehicle was stopped on I-495 when the defendant’s van slammed into the rear of his pickup truck, causing extensive property damage. After receiving treatment at the emergency room later that same day for low back pain, plaintiff began experiencing ...

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