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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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Plaintiff recovers damages, despite evidence of pre-existing condition – $220,000 Verdict (access required)

This case stemmed from an automobile accident where liability was admitted. The parties entered into a $250,000-$50,000 high/low agreement. All of the doctors involved in the case agreed that the plaintiff had significant pre-existing degenerative disc disease prior to the ...

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Worker’s leg crushed due to faulty dock plate – $1,100,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was injured while unloading a truck at Fort Belvoir. He was using a dock plate whose braking system failed, allowing it to rise up uncommanded, catching his leg between the dock plate and the pallet jack he was using. ...

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Trucker’s son injured when vehicle overturned – $995,214 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 12-year-old boy riding as passenger in a logging truck operated by his father. Plaintiff’s father lost control of the logging truck, which ran off the highway and overturned. Logs penetrated the truck cab causing plaintiff significant injuries, ...

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Medicare proposes PI settlement rules (access required)

Proposed rules on how future medical bills in personal injury settlements should be handled to protect the interests of Medicare have been released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. New reporting requirements have ushered in a regime in ...

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