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Man killed in wreck with speeder chased by cops – (access required)

Defendant, Tyquanne McCargo, was stopped by a Virginia State Trooper on Interstate 81 in Rockbridge County for speeding, 93/70. When the Trooper advised him of an outstanding warrant, McCargo sped away from the stop. Two Troopers gave chase. McCargo traveled ...

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Girl died after improper intubation for med overdose – $1 million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s daughter (decedent) was 16 years old and took an overdose of prescription medicine in an apparent attempt at suicide. The girl’s mother found her on her bed semiconscious and called 9-1-1. Since her father was an officer in the ...

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Settlement reached in 2011 sexual assault case – $10,927,299 Settlement (access required)

In September 2011, KML was a lonely 13-year-old who went on a chat line for 13-17-year-olds. She agreed to meet a person who said he was 17, but when KML went to the meeting place, it was Donald Hugh Owen ...

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Man badly hurt in crane accident died after 14 surgeries – $5,475,000 Settlement (access required)

This wrongful death action arises out of an industrial incident that occurred on Aug. 17, 2017. At the time of the incident, the decedent was working as an independent owner/operator of a logging truck and was delivering a load of ...

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Woman hurt ankle, foot at work – $1,145,801 Settlement (access required)

The claimant sustained a right ankle and foot injury arising out of and in the course of her employment. The overcompensation to her right lower extremity caused her to have issues with her left lower extremities. Her medication caused dry ...

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Obese man suffered brain damage after elective surgery – $2,150,000 Settlement (access required)

John Doe, 24, was scheduled for elective gall bladder removal. Due to morbid obesity, a sleep study had been ordered to check for sleep apnea. Surgery was scheduled without the sleep apnea results. The plan was for an overnight admission ...

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Adult siblings killed when van jumped median – $2.1 Million Settlement (access required)

On March 21, 2017, Robert Scott Taylor was driving a commercial van owned by his employer, Kingsport Heating and Air Conditioning Inc., on Route 23 in Scott County. He was traveling from Big Stone Gap to his home in Duffield. ...

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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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Woman runs off road, strikes car containing man resting after fall – $1.3 Million Settlement (access required)

Jones fell into a ditch in front of his home off of Courthouse Road while walking to his mailbox. Unable to get himself up, he waved at passing cars for help and a woman stopped. She parked her vehicle in ...

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