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Undocumented worker suffered crush injuries to legs – $1.6 million settlement (access required)

The claimant was an undocumented worker. On Aug. 20, 2018, he suffered crush injuries to both legs from a wood press at work. Counsel argued that this claim would be a permanent total disability claim which would entitle claimant to ...

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Baby died after difficult delivery, with Pitocin administered – $1 million settlement (access required)

On March 12, 2012, plaintiff – who was approximately 37 weeks pregnant – was traveling through Virginia with her husband on their way back to North Carolina. She reported having back pains and went to the emergency room. Once there, she ...

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Pain in foot results in below-the-knee amputation – $1.35 million settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was in his late 40s and went to the emergency department complaining of worsening shortness of breath over the course of three days. He also reported numbness/decreased sensation along the anterior distribution of his left lower extremity along the ...

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Man rear-ended on I-95 now a paraplegic – $10,575,000 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 70-year-old man, was a restrained driver of a Jeep Wrangler traveling north on Interstate 95 near Fredericksburg when he was rear-ended by a company pickup truck hauling a recreational boat. Plaintiff was pinned in his seat by the ...

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Obese woman with health issues died after anesthesia – $1.4 Million Settlement (access required)

Decedent, age 62 at the time of her death, presented to a general dentist with complaints of mouth pain. She was obese and presented with a documented medical history that included high blood pressure, diabetes, a recent hospitalization for shortness ...

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Surgeon’s mistake cost young woman a career as nurse – $1.1 Million Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 22-year-old woman who had injured her shoulder playing collegiate softball. She consulted the defendant, an orthopedic surgeon, who diagnosed her with right shoulder posterior labral tear, partial thickness biceps tendon tear and possible superior labral tear. ...

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Med-mal case settles during trial – $1.9 Million Settlement (access required)

Wrongful death case involving claims of medical negligence against an anesthesiologist settles during trial for $1.9 million. [19-T-114] Type of action: Wrongful Death Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,900,000 Attorneys for plaintiff: Patrick Malone and Al Clarke, Washington, D.C.

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Tug boat loaded with oyster shells ran over pleasure boat – $1 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was the owner/operator of a pleasure boat that was fishing outside of the channel in the James River east of the James River Bridge. Defendant, a tug boat company pushing a barge loaded with oyster shells, exited the channel ...

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