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Mother alleges faulty water heater repair led to toddler’s scald injury – $310,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff alleged that the defendant, a residential apartment building management company, performed a negligent repair of the gas hot water heater in her apartment. This resulted in water being discharged from her bathroom sink faucet in excess of 150 degrees ...

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Injured railroad worker sought wage loss recovery under FELA – $4,500,000 Verdict (access required)

On June 13, 2008, Kirk Davis was working as a Remote Control Operator (RCO) in the Roanoke Material Yard when he tripped on a railroad tie, severely twisting his right ankle. His accident was not witnessed. The tie on which ...

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Pedestrian hit on store sidewalk recovers for emotional injuries – $324,000 Verdict (access required)

On March 9, 2007, the vehicle driven by the defendant approached a set of parking spaces in front of a gas-station convenience store. The defendant did not stop, ran over the curb onto the sidewalk in front of store, and ...

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Arbitrator finds proof of TBI in auto-accident case – $740,000 Arbitration Award (access required)

The contested issue was whether plaintiff suffered anything more than strains and a concussion that resolved in a very short period. Plaintiff had base-line neuropsychological testing done years earlier for the purpose of vocational testing, and was found to be ...

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