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Adolescent auto accident victim awarded $4.725 million — Settlement (access required)

Type of action: Automobile-related accident Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Hon. Michael Allen (ret.) Special damages: Past medical bills of approximately $450,000 and approximately $600,000 contested future medical expenses Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $4,725,000 Attorneys for ...

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Boy exhibited MTBI symptoms after tractor-trailer crash — $1.75 million settlement  (access required)

Personal Injury Type of action: Personal injuries Injuries alleged: 5-year-old developed/exhibited symptoms of a MTBI as a result of tractor-trailer crash when he was 18 months old. Court: USDC-Western District of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City Tried before: Mediation Date resolved: 6/30/2020 ...

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Woman files qui tam action against former employer — $263,280 settlement (access required)

Relator Van Nguyen filed this action on Jan. 21, 2019, pursuant to the qui tam provisions of the federal False Claims Act (31 U.S.C. 3729 et seq.) and the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act (Va. Code 8.01-216.1 et seq.) Those ...

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Plaintiff, 72, lost bladder function following knee surgery — $542,000 settlement (access required)

This case involves a patient who suffered a permanent bladder injury due to nursing negligence. The plaintiff was an otherwise healthy 72-year-old man who had a total knee replacement. Before the surgery he was on no medications and very active. ...

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Three-car collision resulted in plaintiff’s becoming a quadriplegic — $6,500,000 settlement (access required)

A three-car collision resulted in the plaintiff’s becoming a quadriplegic. There were major contributory negligence issues that were hotly contested, as the plaintiff was alleged to be improperly stopped on the roadway.  The case settled in mediation for $6,500,000. [020-T-117] ...

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Plaintiff struck by tractor-trailer driver recovering from medical leave — $700,000 settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, 58, was driving a tractor-trailer southbound on Interstate 81 in Virginia on Feb. 7, 2017. As the plaintiff crested a hill, he observed the defendant’s fully loaded tractor-trailer – which was traveling in a northbound direction – heading toward him ...

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Plaintiff’s scalp burned during high-lightening treatment at salon — $300,000 settlement (access required)

Personal Injury Plaintiff is a 33-year old female that went to a hair salon for a hair-lightening treatment. The stylist at the hair salon applied a hair-lightening chemical to plaintiff’s head and covered the chemical with aluminum foil. Within 10-15 ...

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