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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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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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Improper placement of feeding tube caused malnourishment – $1.15 Million Settlement (access required)

The case arises out of the failure to properly place a feeding tube in a patient. The patient subsequently became severely malnourished. As a result, the patient suffered brain damage resulting in permanent cognitive deficits. [17-T-209] Type of action: Medical ...

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Patient at facility was given another patient’s meds – $497,500 Settlement (access required)

The decedent, age 62, had been a resident of Covington Manor, an assisted living facility located in Alleghany County, for approximately 20 years. The decedent had suffered from a lifelong history of substance abuse and mental illness which led him ...

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Man suffered hurt leg in wreck caused by drunk – $1,600,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 19-year-old at the time of the incident, was driving home from a friend’s house on the Eastern Shore to his home where he lived with his mother at about 11:00 pm on the main shore highway U.S. Route ...

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Permanent disability case settles for more than $6M – $6,410,000 Settlement (access required)

A personal injury suit came as a result of the plaintiff being permanently disabled. Details of the court proceedings are confidential. [17-T-191] Type of action: Catastrophic injury Injuries alleged: Permanent disability Name of case: Confidential Court: Confidential Case no.: Confidential ...

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Road crewman killed by driver, estate gets all limits – $996,363 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent was part of a road-work crew. Defendant drove his car into plaintiff’s decedent and killed him. Defendant denied negligence and asserted defenses of unavoidable accident, sudden emergency, assumption of risk, and contributory negligence. The settlement amount represented 100 ...

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