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Coverage of law student killed in NJ turned on residence – $170,000 Settlement (access required)

Cassidy, a woman in her mid-20s, was hit by a car while using a crosswalk in Newark, New Jersey, where she had been in Rutgers law school until a few days before. The driver fled the scene. According to the ...

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Single mom suffered TBI during rear-ender by drunk – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

A $700,000 settlement was obtained for a single mother who was lawfully stopped with her 8-year-old daughter as a passenger when a drunken driver, operating a pick-up truck owned by his employer, collided into the rear of plaintiff’s car. The ...

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Man ran into tractor-trailer with obscured lights – $400,000 Settlement (access required)

Auto-truck collision wherein plaintiff was returning from D.C., and ran into the back of a tractor-trailer stopped on the roadway in a straight lane to make an illegal turn. Liability was contested, contributory negligence of the plaintiff driver and alcohol ...

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Woman, 87, killed after truck failed to yield – $650,000 Settlement (access required)

An 87-year-old woman was killed after entering an intersection on a green light when a truck turned left and failed to yield, causing a collision. The truck driver was charged and he prepaid. Hospital records noted the family’s concerns over ...

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Nursing aide died of deep vein thrombosis after no tests – $12,000,000 Verdict (access required)

Isatu Sheriff, 39, emigrated to the U.S. from Sierra Leone. For many years, she worked long hours in a nursing home as a certified nursing aide. As a result, she developed a bunion on her foot. A Kaiser podiatrist scheduled ...

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Patient, 87, died after fall – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

This was a confidential medical malpractice case for personal injuries survival damages of 87-year-old DNR resident due to fall. [19-T-057] Type of action: Medical Malpractice Injuries alleged: Survival Personal Injuries Date resolved: Jan. 2, 2019 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: ...

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