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Mowing tractor turned left into passing car with no signal – $1.8 Million Settlement (access required)

On Aug. 26, 2014, the plaintiff was operating her car on NC Route 37 in Gates County, North Carolina. She was travelling behind the defendant, who was operating a mowing tractor within the scope of his employment with the North ...

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Coverage of law student killed in NJ turned on residence – $170,000 Settlement (access required)

Cassidy, a woman in her mid-20s, was hit by a car while using a crosswalk in Newark, New Jersey, where she had been in Rutgers law school until a few days before. The driver fled the scene. According to the ...

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Single mom suffered TBI during rear-ender by drunk – $700,000 Settlement (access required)

A $700,000 settlement was obtained for a single mother who was lawfully stopped with her 8-year-old daughter as a passenger when a drunken driver, operating a pick-up truck owned by his employer, collided into the rear of plaintiff’s car. The ...

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Man ran into tractor-trailer with obscured lights – $400,000 Settlement (access required)

Auto-truck collision wherein plaintiff was returning from D.C., and ran into the back of a tractor-trailer stopped on the roadway in a straight lane to make an illegal turn. Liability was contested, contributory negligence of the plaintiff driver and alcohol ...

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Woman, 87, killed after truck failed to yield – $650,000 Settlement (access required)

An 87-year-old woman was killed after entering an intersection on a green light when a truck turned left and failed to yield, causing a collision. The truck driver was charged and he prepaid. Hospital records noted the family’s concerns over ...

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Nursing aide died of deep vein thrombosis after no tests – $12,000,000 Verdict (access required)

Isatu Sheriff, 39, emigrated to the U.S. from Sierra Leone. For many years, she worked long hours in a nursing home as a certified nursing aide. As a result, she developed a bunion on her foot. A Kaiser podiatrist scheduled ...

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