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Woman developed infection after getting pedicure – $1,003,537 Verdict (access required)

On Oct. 12, 2012, plaintiff went to defendant nail salon for a pedicure. By admission, the salon owner and her employees did not follow industry guidelines and manufacturer recommended procedures when cleaning and disinfecting the pedicure tools and basins between ...

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Woman burned during facial at nail salon – $30,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff went into a local nail salon that also offered facial treatments. She decided to treat herself to a facial. The woman giving the facial proceeded to place extremely hot wax on plaintiff’s already irritated skin to give our client ...

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Pedicure leads to infection, then $1M verdict in Henrico (access required)


A Richmond woman who developed an infection in her legs after getting a pedicure won a verdict of just over a million dollars from a Richmond-area salon this month. Richmond lawyers James “Jamie” Kessel and Robert C.T. Reed represented Samantha ...

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Plaintiff claimed he could not return to work as longshoreman – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff longshoreman and defendant truck driver collided at a T-intersection on Norfolk International Terminal. Plaintiff was driving a yard hustler. Each vehicle was driving bobtail. The truck driver was turning left out of a chassis corral and hit plaintiff coming ...

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Plaintiff suffered continued numbness in leg after surgery – $150,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff presented to a neurosurgeon for a consultation regarding protracted lower left extremity pain. An MRI was ordered. The neurosurgeon recommended a decom­pression laminectomy, bilateral facetecto­mies and discectomy on both sides. Surgery was performed without ade­quate imaging to verify placement ...

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Couple injured when car turned in front of them – $445,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiffs are hus­band and wife who were involved in a high-impact colli­sion when the defen­dant, traveling the opposite direction from plaintiffs’ vehi­cle on two-lane Old Gordonsville Road in Orange County, made a left turn in front of them, striking their ...

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Worker awarded comp after falling off roof – $1.4 million award (access required)

The claimant was working in Harrison­burg at a construction site where a barn was being built. Claimant was working for a small construction company, Escobar Roofing Company, and it was his under­standing that he and two other individ­uals would travel ...

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Surviving passenger of auto accident settles with driver – $830,000 Settlement (access required)

The crash occurred late on Christmas Eve, 2012, on Route 716 in Halifax Coun­ty. Plaintiff and one other person were riding as passengers in the defendant’s truck. All three were best friends. Plain­tiff claimed that the defendant lost control of ...

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