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The next dimension: Radford judge, jury see medical evidence in 3-D (access required)

A technology more commonly found in movie theaters made its way into a Radford courtroom last month. A judge and jury put on 3-D glasses in court to view in-depth, three-dimensional depictions of the inside of a patient’s spinal canal. ...

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Judge sets aside $5.225M verdict in Best Buy case (access required)

A Newport News judge has set aside a multimillion dollar personal injury award against electronics retailer Best Buy on the grounds the verdict was excessive. In August, a seven-member jury awarded $5,225,000 to Michael Chavis, who was injured after a ...

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Plaintiff with neck injury gets almost 4 times his last demand – $210,000 Verdict (access required)

On Aug. 17, 2008, a John Doe defendant sideswiped the plaintiff’s vehicle, causing him to crash into a concrete Jersey wall on I-64 in Newport News. John Doe did not stop and was never identified. Plaintiff was 57 years old ...

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$5.225M Best Buy verdict ruled excessive

A Newport News judge has set aside a multimillion dollar personal injury award on the grounds the verdict was excessive. This past August, a jury awarded $5,225,000 to Michael Chavis, who was injured after a forklift ran over his foot ...

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Slip and fall causes back injury, case settled two weeks before trial – $1,775,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff suffered back injuries in a slip & fall accident. The negligence suit named the owner of the building, along with the general contractor and subcontractor who were working on the building. The case settled one day before a hearing ...

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Wreck after birthday celebration resulted in woman’s elbow injury – $350,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff passenger and the defendant driver were out drinking and celebrating the driver’s birthday when the driver lost control on “ice” and her vehicle struck a tree. Following the collision, the plaintiff was trapped inside the vehicle and had ...

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