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UIM carrier offers more than half of limits weeks after settlement talks – $385,000 Settlement (access required)

On Dec. 15, 2010, the plaintiff was stopped for traffic when the defendant slammed into the rear of her vehicle, causing her to strike a vehicle in front of her.  The defendant stated that he was traveling 45 miles per ...

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Pedestrian struck in parking lot suffered brain injury – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

On Oct. 17, 2013, the defendant was driving a van through a parking lot in Norfolk. Defendant traveled in the wrong direction against the angled parking spaces and attempted to make a severe turn into a space. When defendant backed ...

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Parties disputed cause of worker’s fall from forklift – $752,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was loading machinery on a truck with a forklift. He was required to stand on top of the machinery to maneuver it. When he did, it is alleged (but contested) that the defendant released the forklift tines, causing plaintiff ...

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Construction worker suffered post-concussion symptoms after rear-ender – $115,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was traveling on Interstate 64 East after work at a dam project when he was rear-ended by a large work truck operated by the defendant, who was on-the-job with a sign company. Plaintiff’s work pick-up was significantly damaged with ...

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School bus driver turned in front of motorcyclist at intersection – $800,000 Settlement (access required)

On Jan. 17, 2014, at about 7:00 a.m., the defendant was operating a school bus owned by the Virginia Beach School Board. Defendant, with a busload of students, was traveling on Upton Drive in Virginia Beach, intending to make a ...

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Animal control officer suffered long-term headaches after crash – $116,500 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff is an animal control officer who was struck semi-head-on at an intersection in Newport News. The defendant was deceased before suit was filed, from causes unrelated to the collision. While plaintiff’s animal control vehicle only had slight damage, the ...

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Plaintiff missed promotion due to injuries from crash – $500,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was driving a vehicle on I-95 in Prince William County in route to a business meeting when she was struck by the defendant. The collision resulted in moderate damage to both vehicles. The plaintiff was initially treated at ...

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N.Y. woman struck by tractor-trailer on I-95 in Stafford County – $1,150,000 Settlement (access required)

In the early morning hours of Dec. 21, 2012, the plaintiff, a New York resident, was driving her husband and two young daughters to Florida to visit her parents. As she was traveling southbound on Interstate 95 in Stafford County, ...

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Amateur race car driver crashed vehicle at public speedway event – $3,000,000 Settlement (access required)

Defendant Victory Lane operates Langley Speedway. On Oct. 2, 2011, Langley Speedway was held open to the public for various activities, including an activity in which members of the public could pay money to enjoy the experience of driving a ...

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