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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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Plaintiff hurt while riding as passenger in company vehicle — $1.19 million settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a passenger in a company vehicle on his way to work. As the plaintiff’s vehicle entered an intersection, the defendant traveling in the opposite direction made a left turn without yielding, causing the plaintiff’s vehicle to strike ...

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70-year-old plaintiff traumatically injured in car crash — $1,200,000 settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a 70-year-old retired police officer/captain, was injured on July 13, 2018, in a motor vehicle collision in Rockingham County. The defendant failed to keep a reasonable lookout and yield the right of way when she pulled out in ...

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Rear-ended plaintiff diagnosed with permanent back damage — $498,000 settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was rear-ended in a motor vehicle collision on Croatan Highway (Route 158) in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, in August 2018. The plaintiff had an immediate onset of neck pain; the plaintiff had an MRI approximately five weeks later ...

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Stolen tractor-trailer strikes overpass, plaintiff’s vehicle — $1,000,000 settlement (access required)

On July 14, 2018, the plaintiffs were traveling northbound on Interstate 85 behind a flatbed tractor-trailer, which was loaded with an excavator. The tractor-trailer drove under a railroad overpass at approximately 7:45 p.m. The top of the excavator struck the ...

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