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Epidural hematoma develops after knee replacement surgery – $1,150,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a 60-year-old Vietnam veteran, underwent total knee replacement at the McGuire Veterans Administration Hospital on April 16, 2009. An epidural catheter was placed for post-operative pain control. The patient was also placed on deep vein thrombosis prophylaxis. On ...

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Tractor-trailer runs light, hits SUV at intersection – $5,100,000 Settlement (access required)

On Aug. 4, 2009, the plaintiff, a 69-year-old male, was injured in a collision in Rockingham County. He was driving a Chevrolet sport utility vehicle through an intersection when the defendant tractor-trailer driver failed to stop at a red light. ...

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Tearful ex-lawyer gets seven months in prison

A former Maryland lawyer implicated in a Washington-area insurance fraud investigation was sentenced Friday to seven months in prison for submitting faked medical records to bolster his own personal injury claim. A. Ryan Lahuti also was ordered to reimburse GEICO ...

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Cyclist suffers brain injury after being hit in crosswalk – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

On Oct. 10, 2007, the plaintiff began riding his bicycle across a street in Arlington, with a green light and within the crosswalk.  The defendant, stopped at a red light, turned right on red while looking left, despite two signs ...

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Cyclist rear-ended at 50 mph, suffers brain injury – $2,250,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff is a registered nurse, wife and mother of three children. While bicycling on Gunston Road in Fairfax County, she was rear-ended by a large F-350 “Dually” Deck truck at 50 mph. According to witnesses, the impact sent the ...

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