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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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Man had seizure, killed woman in head-on wreck – $1 Million Settlement (access required)

This wrongful death case settled at mediation two weeks prior to trial with no offers being made until the mediation. On March 7, 2017, the defendant had a medical event that caused him to cross over the grassy median and ...

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Fall at apartment building leaves man a paraplegic – $4 Million Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff suffered multiple level spinal cord fractures when he fell over a railing and landed on a parking area below the stairway. A spinal cord fusion was performed, but he never regained use of his lower extremities. [19-T-052] Type ...

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