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Woman ejected from wheelchair on airport boarding ramp – $315,000 Settlement (access required)

The 56-year-old plaintiff was being pushed down the boarding ramp in a wheelchair at a major Virginia airport. Instead of transporting the victim down the ramp by facing the wheelchair towards the airport terminal, the airline employee admitted he was ...

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Three separate actions filed after shipyard explosion (access required)

In these companion cases, the three plaintiffs, all shipyard workers, were injured when an explosion ripped through a crew head and adjacent berthing area on the U.S.S. Leyte Gulf, while the ship was dry-docked at BAE Systems on Sept. 15, ...

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Claim: Trucker was distracted and on cell phone during accident – $2,500,000 Settlement (access required)

This personal injury action arose out of a tractor-trailer accident that occurred in July 4, 2010, in Wythe County on I-81 North. Plaintiff was retired, traveling home to North Carolina after judging an antique car show in Kentucky. The plaintiff ...

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Woman felt fine after wreck, CAT scan revealed brain injury – $1,675,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, in her early 40s, was operating a vehicle on a marked two-lane road when the defendant driver made a left turn in front of her vehicle. Plaintiff was unable to avoid the collision. Plaintiff felt relatively fine at the ...

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Driver hit couple’s car head-on, fled scene on foot – $225,000 Settlement (access required)

This case involved a hit-and-run accident. The plaintiff and her husband were headed out to go hunting early in the morning. On the way out of their hometown, the defendant, likely drunk, ran into them head-on. The defendant fled the ...

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Earning capacity, future medicals contested in TBI case – $1,725,000 Settlement (access required)

On June 11, 2009, plaintiff made a left turn onto Route 13 in Nassawadox. Approximately 900 feet north of where the plaintiff had turned, the defendant’s tractor-trailer slammed into the rear of the plaintiff’s Buick as both vehicles were traveling ...

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Details confidential in brain injury case – $3,750,000 Settlement (access required)

This was a premises liability action that settled for $3,750,000. The plaintiff suffered a mild traumatic brain injury. The remaining facts are confidential. [12-T-013] Type of action: Personal injury – premises liability Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $3,750,000 Tried before: ...

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