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Woman died during elective spine surgery – $1.6 million verdict (access required)

This case arose out of the cardiac arrest and subsequent death of decedent, a 75-year-old woman during elective spine surgery. Plaintiff claimed that she suffered cardiac arrest as a result of hypovolemic shock from blood loss during the procedure that ...

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Woman missed a year of work after blow to head at store – $1.3 million settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a customer in a retail store that was undergoing renovations. A contractor was performing work above a display case when he accidentally kicked a cardboard sign that was framed with steel while climbing down a step ladder. The ...

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Suit claimed 85-year-old was treated poorly at nursing home – $487,500 settlement (access required)

Decedent was 85 years old when she entered the nursing home for physical rehabilitation after suffering from a cerebral injury and some mental diminishment. The nursing home records indicate that while at the facility, decedent was neglected, poorly fed and ...

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Lawyer died after heat stroke in fitness center – Confidential terms (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent was a 72-year-old internationally known lawyer. An avid athlete, decedent would routinely end his day by using the fitness center’s steam shower. While using the steam shower one evening, decedent became ill and ultimately unconscious. Decedent was found ...

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Defendant trucker prevails, wife hurt after man had turned left on highway – Defense verdict (access required)

Plaintiff’s husband, who was operating a vehicle in which plaintiff was a passenger, was traveling west on U.S. Route 58 in Mecklenburg County when he entered a cut-through in the median. He was intending to cross eastbound Route 58 and ...

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Woman claimed ureter damage during hysterectomy – Defense verdict (access required)

This lawsuit was brought by plaintiff following a total abdominal hysterectomy that was performed in 2013. Plaintiff had consulted the defendants with complaints of heavy menses; it was later discovered that the plaintiff had three large uterine fibroids. The decision ...

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