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Man died after 90 percent burns in flash fire – $1.5 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a laborer performing demolition work when a spark of uncertain origin caused a highly flammable chemical to explode, burning over 90 percent of his body. The cause of the explosion was vigorously disputed by multiple defendants. [18-T-147] Type ...

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Successor trustee recovers funds transferred from trustee – $3.3 Million Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, the successor trustee of a family trust, sued the defendant, the former trustee of the family trust, for transferring over five million dollars out of the family trust’s account at a federal credit union. Taking into account funds that ...

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Nursing home resident fell, died – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

Medical malpractice case of alleged personal injuries and wrongful death of 88-year-old resident due to fall. [18-T-137] Type of action: Medical Malpractice Injuries alleged: Personal Injuries and Wrongful Death Date resolved: Nov. 5, 2018 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $750,000.00 ...

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Infant died, mom took felony child neglect plea – Plea Agreement (access required)

Defendant, mother of a 24-day-old infant daughter and 2-year-old rambunctious son, left her two children in the care of their grandmother and met a friend for drinks. Grandmother returned children around midnight in healthy condition to the defendant at her ...

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Cardiac patient died during oral surgery – $1.15 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s decedent was a 28-year-old wife and mother of two with a significant congenital heart condition resulting in a severely diminished ejection fraction, atrial flutter and non-ischemic cardiomyopathy. In January 2015, plaintiff’s decedent was referred to the defendant oral surgeon ...

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Man who lost house in fire prevails in suit against carrier over application – $211,700 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff’s home and its contents were completely destroyed by a house fire on June 15, 2017. He had purchased homeowners insurance from Windsor in 2014, including full replacement cost coverage. Plaintiff, who worked as a logger, submitted the claim to ...

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Man went to ER for kidney stone, had gangrene in bowels – $1,450,000 Settlement (access required)

The decedent was a 27-year-old male who had presented to the hospital emergency department on Sept. 21, 2015, with acute onset flank and abdominal pain. CT exam revealed a kidney stone. He was treated and discharged with instructions. The complaints ...

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Artist blinded during retinal detachment surgery – $1 Million Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a 58-year-old artist, was permanently blinded in one eye after undergoing an outpatient surgery for a retinal detachment. The defendant retinal surgeon performed a pneumatic retinopexy, which requires an injection of expansile gas into the patient’s eye to ...

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