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Woman injured in head-on collision with driver who fell asleep — $1,250,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was injured when the defendant fell asleep while driving on a highway at 55 MPH, crossed the centerline and collided with the plaintiff’s vehicle head-on. The crash caused the plaintiff’s vehicle to flip and completely demolished the car. Both ...

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Plaintiff sues firm for malpractice in 1997 workers’ comp case — $500,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was born in 1977 and was a part-time worker for XYZ Corporation in Washington, D.C. On Jan. 31, 1997, plaintiff was seriously injured allegedly because of a defectively designed bridge plate between a side-loading trailer and the XYZ loading ...

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Man injured in air shaft collapse — $5 million verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was severely injured when a grate covering an air shaft collapsed and he fell approximately 25 feet onto a concrete floor. He suffered many injuries, including a fractured wrist, a fractured pelvis, fractured vertebrae, nerve and blood vessel damage ...

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Teacher suffered concussion in rear-ender, Allstate balked at diagnosis — $240,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was traveling from her home in Lynchburg up to see family in Maryland when she was rear-ended in Fauquier County. Plaintiff declined medical attention at the scene despite a small laceration to her forehead. She presented to the emergency ...

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Woman riding in van hurt when wheelchair wasn’t secured — $237,500 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, an 80-year-old woman residing in a nursing home, sustained a femur fracture during a non-emergency medical transportation to an appointment with her physician. The fracture was repaired by open reduction and internal fixation. The plaintiff recovered to her baseline ...

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