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Electrocuted man settles comp claim – $1.9 Million (access required)

The claimant received severe injuries as a result of being electrocuted during the course of his employment with Truland Systems Corp. His traumatic brain injury has led to a spasticity in his lower extremities, making it difficult for the claimant ...

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Teen died after failure to diagnose bacterial endocarditis – $1.5 Million Settlement (access required)

In February 2017, a 16-year-old boy, accompanied by his mother, presented to his primary care physician’s office with a chief complaint of coughing up blood after approximately two weeks of sickness. His symptoms also included fever, weakness, congestion, and coughing. ...

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Plaintiffs in jet ski accident settle for $1.6M – $1,616,600 Settlement (access required)

The defendant, a life-long water-skier, had approximately 20 years of accident-free experience operating jet skis on Lake Gaston. Prior to the voyage that resulted in the plaintiff’s being injured, the defendant ensured that all his passengers wore life-jackets, went over ...

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Motorcyclist thrown on uneven roadway, run over – $3.175 Million Settlement (access required)

Claims against operators of two concurrent roadway construction projects on Interstate 495. Paving contractor milled three lanes of I-495, leaving a two-inch ledge between lanes three and four. Temporary Traffic Control contractor blocked off all three milled lanes in the ...

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Woman suffered stroke, blindness after vein surgery – $1.35 Million Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 67-year-old woman who had a mechanical mitral heart valve implanted in 2013. Patients with these devices are at high risk for stroke and typically require lifelong anticoagulation – or blood thinning – therapy to prevent clot ...

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Case of shoulder dystocia delivery settled – $1,100,00 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a minor, and his mother, filed suit alleging that an obstetrician mismanaged a shoulder-dystocia delivery. Plaintiffs alleged that an inexperienced obstetrician incorrectly performed maneuvers to release the dystocia, and as a result, the child suffered a severe brachial plexus ...

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Mental damages key issue in single-car wreck – $1.4 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a passenger in a· single vehicle accident in a very conservative jurisdiction. Liability was contested. The physical damages were not disputed, but the degree and duration of mental damages were contested. Despite severe injuries, plaintiff recovered such that ...

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Parties argued about video of crash around curve – $2.2 Million Settlement (access required)

This case involved a collision between a tractor-trailer and a passenger car. The vehicles were traveling in opposite directions on a curved two-lane road separated by double yellow lines. Liability was hotly contested. Each driver contended that the other crossed ...

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