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Motorcyclist’s left foot was crushed in collision with auto – $1,200,000 Settlement (access required)

On Nov. 12, 2010, the 52-year-old plaintiff was riding his motorcycle through an intersection on a solid green light when the defendant failed to yield and turned left in front of him. Defendant’s vehicle struck the left side of the ...

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Motorcyclist’s leg crushed when struck by drunken driver – $600,000 Settlement (access required)

On March 26, 2012, the 32-year-old plaintiff was injured while riding his motorcycle on Prince William Parkway. Plaintiff was in a right turn lane when the defendant, driving while intoxicated, drifted into the turn lane and struck the plaintiff’s motorcycle, ...

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Plaintiff ran off road due to snow, defendant claims – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was driving north on Route 29 crossing the Tye River Bridge. She was passed by two tractor-trailers, and then felt a crash and heard an explosion, which she asserted was the defendant running into the rear of her vehicle. ...

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Woman is permanently disabled after auto accident – $1,900,000 Settlement (access required)

On Nov. 14, 2011, the 45-year-old plaintiff was seriously injured after the driver of a commercial vehicle ran a red light in Bristow and slammed into her car, causing the vehicle to overturn several times. Plaintiff was rescued from her ...

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Tractor-trailer passenger suffered brain injury in I-81 collision – $3,700,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, age 51, was a passenger in a tractor-trailer heading south on Interstate 81. Defendant was heading north on Interstate 81 and ran off the road. Defendant’s truck came across the median and the trailer blocked the southbound lanes, resulting ...

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Litigation pitfalls and pratfalls (access required)

Lawyers can find plenty of ways to stay out of a courtroom. Instead of the hand-to-hand combat of a trial before judge or jury, they can opt for some form of alternative dispute resolution. But the lure of the courtroom ...

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Metal truss fell over during “fun run” event, crushing child’s foot – $11,575,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, an active 6-year-old girl, completed the CNN Healthy Kids Fun Run held Oct. 30, 2010, on the grounds of the Pentagon. According to court filings, the race was sponsored by Cable News Network, Inc. (“CNN”) and marketed and implemented ...

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Longshoreman unable to work after motorcycle collided with tractor-trailer – $1,132,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 54-year-old male, was operating his motorcycle on Turnpike Road in Portsmouth when the defendant tractor-trailer driver failed to yield the right-of-way by making an illegal u-turn in front of the plaintiff. The collision resulted in the plaintiff’s hand ...

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