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Man suffered severe TBI, multiple injuries after falling from ladder – $1.1 million settlement (access required)

The claimant, who was the owner of a company that provided maintenance services to commercial entities, suffered a severe traumatic brain injury with multi-lobe cerebral hemorrhage following a fall from a ladder. Other injuries included pelvic fractures, left clavicle fracture ...

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Plaintiff rear-ended tractor-trailer as it pulled into Interstate 95 – $700,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was driving a tractor-trailer southbound in the right lane on Interstate 95 in Richmond.  He was close to the end of his regular route that took him into Maryland and back. Defendant driver was driving a tractor-trailer that appeared ...

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Industrial equipment aggravated man’s arthritis — $750,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff suffered a work-related injury while operating industrial equipment, which plaintiff alleged was defectively designed and negligently tested. Plaintiff asserted that the injury-causing event aggravated his pre-existing glenohumeral arthritis, which led to an arthroscopic debridement, partial shoulder replacement and total ...

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Baby died after failure to give antibiotics or test for meningitis — $1.55 million settlement (access required)

On July 18, 2018, plaintiff brought her 3-month-old son to his pediatrician’s office as soon as it opened after he awoke that morning with a 103.9 degree fever and had refused feeding. The pediatrician noted that the baby’s fever was ...

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Woman, sexually assaulted at age 6, gets civil settlement from attacker — $1 million, plus $112,620 interest (access required)

The sexual assault occurred approximately 20 years ago when the victim, plaintiff Tori Nonaka, was 6 years old. She was staying overnight at the home of a woman who was a close friend of Nonaka’s mother. The woman’s husband, Lawrence ...

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Man hurt by improper positioning during long surgery — $950,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 57-year-old man who was diagnosed with Gleason 6 prostate cancer.  He underwent a robotic radical prostatectomy with the da Vinci robot. During surgery, plaintiff was placed in the Trendelenburg lithotomy position, a head-down position similar to that ...

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