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Man recovers after collision with uninsured driver – $512,947, plus interest, verdict (access required)

A 43-year-old Virginia Beach resident was injured when his personal truck was struck on the interstate by an uninsured driver who lost control entering the highway and T-boned the plaintiff. Plaintiff’s truck spun and hit the jersey wall multiple times, ...

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Deputy sued orthopaedist for missed fracture – $1.204 million verdict ($882,000 verdict, plus interest of $322,000) (access required)

A Loudoun County sheriff’s deputy was injured in a car crash, suffering injuries to his right ankle. He was referred to Dr. Cyrus Press of Center for Advanced Orthopaedics in Woodbridge. Dr. Press sent the plaintiff for an MRI, which ...

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Man died after getting hit, wife and two adult children were survivors – $2.5 million settlement (access required)

Decedent was operating a vehicle when they were struck by another vehicle. Decedent suffered multiple injuries and later died in the hospital. Decedent left behind a wife and two adult children. The case settled at mediation for $2.5 million. [20-T-022] ...

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Pedestrian died months after being hit by car – $1 million settlement (access required)

Elderly pedestrian hit by vehicle died several months after initial inju­ries. Case defended on con­tributory negligence and cause of death grounds. Type of action: Sur­vival/personal injury Injuries alleged: Frac­tured hip and shoulder Date resolved: Jan. 14, 2020 Verdict or settlement: ...

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Woman sued store for leg injury caused by employee – $2.2 million verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 35-year-old female, suffered a catastrophic injury to her leg on Aug. 3, 2015, at defendant’s store when two slabs of granite fell on plaintiff ’s leg due to the store employee’s negli­gence. Plaintiff suffered compound fractures of the ...

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Police chief sued town, officials after sham investigation – Confidential settlement (access required)

Purcellville Police Chief Cynthia McAlister filed suit against the Town of Purcellville, its former town manager, an independent consultant hired by Purcellville, and six current and former Purcellville police officers. Her claims stemmed from her employment, termination and subsequent reinstatement ...

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Doctor sued after prescribed medication caused neurological disorder – Defense verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a 57-year-old woman with a long and complicated history of psychiatric illness. She came under the care of the defendant psychiatrist at the Hampton-Newport News CSB in April 2010 and remained under his care until June 2014. During ...

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Radiation plan administered to wrong side of body – $500,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, age 60 at the time of the events in question, presented with inflamed lymph nodes in her neck. Following biopsy and surgical removal, plaintiff was diagnosed with a rare intranodal spindle cell melanoma. Three of 59 right cervical lymph ...

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