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Author Archives: Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Man in multi-vehicle wreck on I-95 had hurt back – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was traveling northbound on Interstate 95 when a tractor-trailer changed lanes, striking a third vehicle in its blind spot. That caused that vehicle to strike the plaintiff’s pickup truck, which struck the jersey wall and crossed three lanes of ...

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Man dealt with neck injury after auto crash – $660,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 57-year-old male construction supervisor, crashed into the defendant as she pulled away from a street parking space at about 25 miles per hour. Plaintiff felt pain in his neck immediately, and was advised to follow up with is ...

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Woman in wheelchair died after being pushed into door post – Confidential Settlement (access required)

Jane Doe, age 92, fractured her left knee when a CAN pushed her wheelchair into a door post. She died 11 days later from blunt force trauma. She suffered from dementia. Her life expectancy was very limited. [18-T-002] Type of ...

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Lawyers sought for medical malpractice review panels

The Supreme Court of Virginia has asked for an updated list of attorneys willing to serve on Medical Malpractice Review Panels, according to the Virginia State Bar. To be qualified to serve, the attorney must be: impartial; an active in-good-standing ...

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VSB warns of spoof emails to lawyers

Some Virginia lawyers have received emails that – at first glance – appeared to come from leadership at the Virginia State Bar. VSB officials say the emails in question, which contain messages critical of the VSB, are the work of ...

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Parties contested plaintiff’s TBI from rearender – $1.4 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s and defendant’s vehicles were stopped at a red light. Defendant’s vehicle was immediately behind plaintiff’s vehicle. When the light turned green, defendant vehicle drove his car forward into the rear of plaintiff’s vehicle. Plaintiff claimed that she sustained a ...

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