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Claim over complications from cervical surgery fails – Defense Verdict (access required)

A 66-year-old female patient underwent an anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion (“ACDF”) surgery. The following afternoon, the patient developed slight one-sided facial and eyelid swelling, and the on-call neurosurgeon was contacted by the nursing staff. The neurosurgeon communicated with the ...

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Nerve root irritation alleged in Hopewell stop-sign crash – $150,000 Verdict (access required)

This accident occurred on Nov. 3, 2008, at 7:55 a.m. in Hopewell, at the intersection of Courthouse Road and Dinwiddie Avenue. The defendant pulled out from a stop sign into the path of the plaintiff’s vehicle. The defense admitted negligence ...

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Defense alleges degenerative disk disease in 19-year-old – $125,000 Verdict (access required)

The 19-year-old plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle accident on March 23, 2009. The defendant ran a stop sign and struck the plaintiff’s car on the right side, causing it to flip over approximately three times. Liability was not ...

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Arthritis in neck aggravated by collision at intersection – $200,000 Verdict (access required)

An accident occurred on April 30, 2008, on Laburnum Avenue at its intersection with Delmont Street. Plaintiff was traveling 45 miles per hour on Laburnum in the left lane when he came upon a pickup truck pulling a camper in ...

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Disk, shoulder injury alleged during gastric bypass surgery – Motion to strike granted (access required)

Plaintiff alleged that defendant bariatric surgeon was negligent during plaintiff’s gastric bypass surgery and caused plaintiff to sustain injuries to her right shoulder. Plaintiff asserted a theory of res ipsa loquitur to support her contentions of medical negligence. She presented ...

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