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Tag Archives: Mediation

Doctors misdiagnosed man with high risks for heart attack — $1.7 million settlement (access required)

A 53-year-old man presented to an urgent care clinic with a chief complaint of chest pain radiating to his arms, back and mouth. He reported that the pain sometimes also made his teeth hurt. The man’s risk factors were highly ...

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Air bubble injected into artery caused stroke — $1.2 million settlement (access required)

During a cardiac catheterization procedure, plaintiff’s cardiologist violated at least five different warnings and improperly attached an air-filled syringe to the wrong catheter. Thereafter, the cardiologist injected 20ml of air into plaintiff’s radial artery, which caused an “arterial air embolism,” ...

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Driver passed out due to heavy coughing, rearended woman — $200,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was rearended on an Interstate 564 exit ramp as she was waiting to enter the naval base for work. She was transported from the scene by an ambulance to a local emergency room with complaints of cervical pain and ...

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Remote mediation: Best practices for lawyers (access required)

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In the blink of an eye, the pandemic changed everything.  Even courts have curtailed their activities.  Yet, the disputes confronting our citizens have not abated. Lawyers have responded to these challenges by using phones, desktops, laptops and tablets to mediate ...

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Two children killed while crossing road to school bus – $7 million settlement (access required)

These two wrongful death actions arose out of an incident on March 30, 2017, when a tractor-trailer was being operated on a two-lane road in Buckingham County. A school bus was approaching from the opposite direction. Both the school bus ...

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Passenger hurt in wreck with tractor-trailer — $850,000 settlement (access required)

A tractor-trailer and motor vehicle collision occurred in North Carolina wherein the tractor-trailer driver, the automobile driver and its passenger were Virginia residents, therefore a suit was filed in a Virginia Circuit Court with North Carolina law being substantive. Plaintiff ...

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