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Concussions lawsuits proliferate

As high school football season gets underway, there’s a new consciousness about head injuries. That consciousness is altering procedures for detecting concussions and for requiring rest after injury. It’s also leading to litigation. Michael Rouchleau was a junior on the ...

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Hurt flagman can sue trucking company for negligent hiring (access required)

A construction flagman who was hurt when he was struck on a Rockingham County highway can sue the truck driver’s company for negligent hiring. The victim claimed the driver was hired without formal training, even though he was a convicted ...

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Workers’ comp lien waived to enable settlement in W.Va. collision case – $1,142,754 Settlement (access required)

Defendant’s vehicle crossed the center line striking the plaintiff’s vehicle on the front left. Both vehicles were demolished. Plaintiff was airlifted from the accident scene to Charleston Area Medical Center for surgeries and treatment, followed by rehab. He was transferred ...

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Crash survivor left with 58 percent whole-person impairment – $5,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The defendant driver was operating a construction company truck on a narrow, unmarked road in Gloucester, when he veered left of center and struck the plaintiff head-on. Plaintiff, a 41-year-old married and unemployed woman, had her car’s engine thrown into ...

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GMU student struck while crossing campus parking lot – $87,500 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was walking to class at George Mason University and was hit by the defendant’s vehicle as she crossed a driving lane in the school parking lot. Plaintiff alleged that the defendant was negligent for failing to yield the right ...

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Woman out of work after grocery store slip & fall – $172,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff sustained fractures to her right arm and right leg when she tripped over the bottom of a metal plastic wrap dispenser in the defendant grocery store. Plaintiff underwent surgical repair of her injuries, and spent more than six months ...

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