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Condition of rental truck tires before wreck was disputed – $1 million settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, 53, agreed to help a friend, defendant driver, with a for-hire moving project in summer 2016. (Defendant driver operated an occasional moving company service that would, on occasion, rent a cargo truck at issue from defendant local dealer.) ...

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Woman had soft-tissue injuries after tractor-trailer flipped on hood – $100,000 Settlement (access required)

On May 23, plaintiff was driving northbound on Interstate 95 near the Chesterfield County and Richmond City line. Vehicle 1 made an unsafe lane change on the interstate, lost control and struck plaintiff’s car as well as a tractor-trailer. The ...

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Man, 22, T-boned just after he got off work – $2.25 million settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 22-year-old male who was T-boned at a traffic light in South Hill when a tractor-trailer failed to stop at a red light. The defendant driver denied running the red light. Three eyewitnesses at the scene, however, reported ...

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Disabled car was struck by sweeper, man suffered TBI – $5,070,280 settlement (access required)

On Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, the plaintiff was driving to work in his father’s SUV in the right southbound lane of the James River Bridge. The vehicle suffered a mechanical breakdown a short distance inside of the county line of ...

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Intestine was cut during gallbladder surgery – $975,000 settlement (access required)

Because of ongoing abdominal pain, plaintiff planned an elective cholecystectomy in September 2017. Instead, because of pain associated with gallbladder disease, plaintiff’s surgery was moved up and the counseling physician’s surgical partner was scheduled to perform the procedure. Plaintiff had ...

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Man unable to return to work after accident – $900,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, who was a tractor-trailer driver, was rear-ended by another tractor-trailer while exiting the interstate. He suffered lower back injuries and aggravations of pre-existing injuries. He could not return to work and required treatment, including surgery. [19-T-135] Type of action: ...

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