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Driver ran red light, then t-boned passenger’s car – $80,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff and her husband, a retired minister, were travelling in Virginia Beach after visiting a friend who had just returned from missionary work in Latin America. The defendant ran a red light while looking at her phone and t-boned the ...

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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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Bicyclist was struck by motorist in dedicated bike path – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was injured in a motor vehicle/bicycle collision in Virginia Beach. The collision occurred when the defendant driver failed to maintain proper lookout, speed and control of his vehicle as he was exiting a parking lot to enter the ...

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Jury returns cost of auto-accident plaintiff’s initial ER visit – $1,976 Verdict (access required)

The defendant contested the plaintiff’s claims of injury after a low-speed rear-end collision. Her treating doctor, Dr. Arthur Wardell, testified that the plaintiff tore the plantar fascia in her right foot from “jamming on the brake.” Dr. Wardell performed a ...

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Plaintiff’s UIM carrier tendered its limits – $300,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was injured in a T-section motor vehicle collision. Liability was not substantially contested. Plaintiff sustained transient loss of consciousness upon impact, but was alert when EMS arrived on scene. Her physical injuries began to improve early in her recovery, ...

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Wife injured when husband ran red light and struck a car – $244,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, 83 years old, was a passenger in her husband’s vehicle when the vehicle entered an intersection on a red light and struck another vehicle. Nationwide, the family’s auto carrier, never substantially contested liability. The plaintiff waited until the month ...

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Pedestrian struck when two cars collided at Beach intersection – $875,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a pedestrian walking westbound on Virginia Beach Boulevard toward the intersection of Groveland Road on Sept. 4, 2013. The defendant was traveling westbound on Virginia Beach Boulevard and attempted to turn left onto Groveland Road. Upon turning, ...

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Extent of plaintiff’s brain injury at issue in auto accident case – $815,000 Settlement (access required)

A pick-up truck driver ran a red light at the intersection of Independence Boulevard and Virginia Beach Boulevard in Virginia Beach, hitting the plaintiff’s car. The 21-year-old plaintiff received standard work-up for concussion at the hospital emergency room. He was ...

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