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Rights and duties of bicyclist at issue in tractor-trailer accident – $4,575,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 25-year-old citizen of Poland living in the United States on a work visa; he was riding a bicycle eastbound on a sidewalk on Richmond Road in Williamsburg. At the same time, a driver of a tractor-trailer was ...

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Janitor’s negligence led to slip & fall, plaintiff claims – $225,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff fell at work when she crossed over a floor surface that a janitor was stripping and waxing. The janitorial service was an outside contractor. Plaintiff claimed that she had been waved through by the janitor to leave the building, ...

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Woman attacked by dog in neighbor’s home – $125,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was bitten in the face and hand by a 130-pound Akita while petting the dog in the defendants’ home. Plaintiff and defendants were at a neighborhood gathering when plaintiff and a witness accompanied one of the defendants to her ...

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Workman fell through roof opening, sustained traumatic brain injury – $2,250,000 Settlement (access required)

This premises liability case stemmed from an accident that occurred on Sept. 20, 2010, in a building in Maryland. The plaintiff was employed by a Virginia corporation that had been hired by the premises occupier to power-wash and paint the ...

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Pain and swelling in leg persisted after collision – $41,250 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a 31-year-old manager of a children’s clothing store, was rear-ended on May 14, 2010. Defendant claimed during his deposition to be going 8 mph or under at the time of impact. Plaintiff was transported by ambulance to the ...

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