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ABC agent hit with punitives, commonwealth found liable – $80,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff was involved in a rear-end accident with the defendant, who was an intoxicated ABC agent. The defendant drank at least six beers in a three-and-a-half hour period immediately preceding the accident and had a BAC of 0.16. He ...

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Pedestrian struck in Old Town Alexandria crosswalk – $550,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a pedestrian in Old Town Alexandria who was crossing the street in a crosswalk with her husband in the evening when she was struck by the defendant’s car. Her husband avoided being struck but he still received minor ...

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Headaches persisted after auto accident – $175,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, age 52, was traveling northbound on Route 220 in Alleghany County when an oncoming vehicle turned directly in front of her, causing a collision. Plaintiff denied any injury at the scene but was evaluated a week later for neck ...

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Plaintiff was delivering live animals at time of rear-ender – $225,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a middle-aged female who raised animals on a farm with her husband, was delivering animals and was stopped when she was rear-ended. Plaintiff’s vehicle was towing a trailer. Defendant denied liability and claimed that another vehicle blocked her as ...

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Plaintiff shot by third party on commercial premises – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

This commercial premises liability case involved recovery for independent third party criminal acts. The plaintiff suffered gunshot wounds to the abdomen and chest, minor kidney damage and post-traumatic stress disorder. [13-T-048] Type of action: Personal injury – premises liability Injuries ...

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Defendant claimed pedestrian was drunk, not in crosswalk – $190,000 Verdict (access required)

This case stemmed from a motor vehicle versus pedestrian collision. Plaintiff and eyewitnesses placed the plaintiff in a marked crosswalk with a “walk” signal at the time of the collision. Defendant testified that the plaintiff ran out in front of ...

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Child who suffered burns has guaranteed payout of $3.5M – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, age 7, was playing in his family’s yard in Chesapeake in March 2010 when he came in contact with a communications cable that had been left on plaintiff’s property by the defendant. The plaintiff touched the cable in ...

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Final offer for man injured in chain-reaction crash was $4K – $87,500 Verdict (access required)

A four-vehicle chain-reaction collision occurred on Nov. 23, 2009, in Farmville. The plaintiff, a 56-year-old male, was the driver of the first vehicle in a line of three vehicles stopped at a red light. The defendant failed to stop and ...

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High school athlete injured in single-vehicle wreck – $75,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, age 16, was a passenger in his cousin’s vehicle. The vehicle went off the road and struck a tree. At the accident scene, the defendant allegedly apologized to the plaintiff, and told him that she had fallen asleep. Plaintiff ...

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Both drivers in two-vehicle accident were negligent, jury finds – $384,853 Verdict (access required)

On Sept. 19, 2009, the plaintiffs, E. Wilkes and G. Wilkes (both 18 at the time of the accident), were passengers in a vehicle driven by co-defendant Linder westbound on Route 10 in Chesterfield County.  Linder t-boned a work van ...

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