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P.I. plaintiff succeeds on second try after mistrial – $200,000 Verdict (access required)

On March 31, 2010, the plaintiff, a 23-year-old resident of Virginia Beach, suffered injuries when his vehicle was forced off the road by an unknown motorist on I-64 and slammed into construction equipment parked on the shoulder. There was no ...

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Nursing home patient broke arm, femur in unwitnessed fall – $6,500,000 Verdict (access required)

An 84-year-old nursing home patient sustained an unwitnessed fall in her bedroom. Plaintiff claimed the fall was caused by the nursing home’s failure to apply and monitor a fall alarm in her bed, which was required by the patient’s care ...

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Crash triggered post-traumatic headaches – $150,000 Settlement (access required)

The case stemmed from a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Loudoun County. The defendant sideswiped the plaintiff’s vehicle. At the scene, the plaintiff felt a little disoriented but did not seek immediate medical treatment. She later sought treatment after ...

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Plaintiff fell from platform while attempting to extinguish fire – Confidential Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 56-year-old heavy equipment operator. He had approximately 30 years of experience operating large bulldozers. On the night of the incident, plaintiff was pushing shot at a coal mine with a Caterpillar D10T bulldozer, when the bulldozer caught ...

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Jury finds police shooting wasn’t gross negligence – Defense Verdict (access required)

The Portsmouth Police Department received reliable information that Antujuan Marshall, a convicted felon with a record of violence, had been dealing heroin. They executed a planned roadblock “takedown” as he was driving to an anticipated drug sale. Marshall rammed his ...

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