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Toddler suffered brain injury in fall from hotel balcony – $10,900,000 Settlement (access required)

The 2-year-old plaintiff was severely injured at a hotel when he fell through a second floor balcony railing landing head first on the pavement below. The balcony railing was missing a vertical bar, resulting in a 12-inch-wide opening. The plaintiff ...

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Coast Guard officer suffered electric shock from boatlift – $525,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 33-year-old Coast Guard security officer transferred to Virginia. Several weeks after moving into a rental property with several docks and electric boatlifts, he and his roommates were fishing off the property’s dock. While standing on a ...

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Infant suffers brain injury from mother’s slip & fall – $3,250,000 Settlement (access required)

An infant suffered a traumatic brain injury after his mother slipped and fell on the defendant’s property. As a result of the mild to moderate TBI, the child suffers from seizures, mild hemiparesis, one side visual neglect and social developmental ...

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Six-year-old girl drowned at Shenandoah beach park facility – $1,000,000 Settlement (access required)

The family of the plaintiff’s decedent traveled to Half Moon Beach Park, a commercial outdoor recreational facility in Shenandoah County. The decedent, age 6, drowned in the park’s swimming area, in a shallow roped-off section designated for non-swimmers and young ...

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Woman sprains ankle in grocery store parking lot trip & fall – Defense verdict (access required)

Plaintiff alleged she tripped and fell over a curb stop in a Ukrop’s parking lot. She claimed that the curb stop was a hazard, namely that she could not see the curb stop because the lighting levels were low and ...

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Women was victim of mall kidnapping, car wreck – $2,600,000 Settlement (access required)

The 61-year-old decedent was the plaintiff’s wife of 25 years. She was abducted from the parking garage of a regional mall at 1:20 p.m. on Sept. 13, 2008. Her abductors were two teenagers who had shoplifted a replica gun designed ...

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