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Passenger hurt in wreck with tractor-trailer — $850,000 settlement (access required)

A tractor-trailer and motor vehicle collision occurred in North Carolina wherein the tractor-trailer driver, the automobile driver and its passenger were Virginia residents, therefore a suit was filed in a Virginia Circuit Court with North Carolina law being substantive. Plaintiff ...

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Man sideswiped by trash truck while waiting to do task for work — $1.25 million settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a multi-time, non-violent convicted felon and father of six, sought work at a townhouse construction site. During the first two hours of his first day at work, he stood next to a large flatbed truck as instructed to assist ...

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Woman’s leg broken in bar bouncer’s struggle with drunk — $250,000 verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 35-year-old female, was standing near the bar at the pub at approximately 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Another customer was drunk and was seen making unwanted advances to female patrons; therefore, the bartender asked him to leave. The drunk ...

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Pedestrian hit by ‘sunblinded’ driver — $135,000 settlement (access required)

On the morning of July 16, 2018, plaintiff was a lawful pedestrian crossing N. Edison Street at the intersection with Carlin Springs Road in Arlington when he was struck by defendant, who was driving a motor vehicle eastbound on Carlin ...

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Woman thrown from golf cart in sudden turn — $350,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was injured while riding as passenger in a golf cart driven on June 2, 2017. The defendant driver made a sudden, unannounced turn, which caused plaintiff to be thrown from the golf cart while traveling on a path in ...

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Man lost leg, gets wages and care in settlement – $1.3 million settlement (access required)

The claimant suffered a traumatic amputation of his left leg while operating a “debarking” machine at a logging facility on Feb. 23, 2018. The claimant had been released to full duty physically but was still having post-traumatic stress disorder issues ...

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Off-duty firetruck swung too wide, hit woman – $210,257 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 55-year-old woman, was stopped at a red light in the northbound left lane of 18th Street at its intersection with East Broad Street in Shockoe Bottom. Defendant, a Richmond firefighter, was driving a firetruck heading west on East ...

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Newborn suffered brain injury during long labor – $2 million settlement (access required)

The injured plaintiff, now age 5, suffered hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy at birth after a delayed vacuum-assisted delivery. Following the induction of labor, initial fetal heart rate strips were reassuring. When labor failed to progress, Cytotec and Pitocin were administered in ...

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