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Man suffered concussion in head-on collision – $1.4 Million Settlement (access required)

Mr. Dantzler was a front-seat passenger in his girlfriend’s car when they were struck head-on by a work van operated by operated by Gordon on Layfayette Blvd. in Norfolk. Dantzler was unconscious at the scene, transported to Sentara Norfolk General ...

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Mechanic suffered hearing loss, tinnitus – $1.15 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a heavy equipment mechanic, suffered permanent hearing loss and tinnitus with continuing balance problems and falls. As a result of the injury and subsequent falls, plaintiff developed mild traumatic brain injury symptoms and could not return to his old ...

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Woman partially paralyzed after fall down shaftway – $6.5 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was partially paralyzed when she fell five stories down an open shaftway in a residential apartment building in which she was a guest of a resident. Plaintiff and a companion opened an unlocked closet door, stepped over a 36-inch ...

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Confusion over baby’s heart report results in death – $1.4 Million Settlement (access required)

A 17-year-old single mother brought her 2-week-old son to a primary care physician for his first check-up. He had been born healthy with normal vital signs. The mother, a refugee who recently arrived to the U.S. and who did not ...

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Surgeon botched woman’s hernia repair – $1 Million Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 71-year-old wife and mother who dealt with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease for over two decades. In December 2015, she was admitted to the hospital and diagnosed with a diaphragmatic hernia and reflux disease. The defendant general ...

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Man hurt after other driver ran stop sign – $1.2 Million Settlement (access required)

On May 26, 2017, plaintiff was driving within the City of Hopewell when his vehicle was struck by a contractor from California who ran a stop sign. Initially the defendant claimed the stop sign was obscured by low-hanging tree limbs ...

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Trucker gains comp settlement of $2.5M, third largest ever – $2.5 Million Settlement (plus lien waiver of $1,666,667) (access required)

Client, 43, was involved in a significant head-on collision in July 2016 while operating a front-end loader trash truck. As a result of the accident, claimant suffered a traumatic brain injury, broken sternum, broken clavicle, broken ribs, spinal cord injury, ...

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Man died after sedation for outpatient endoscopy – $1.425 Million Settlement (access required)

The decedent experienced cardiac arrest during an outpatient endoscopy and passed away several weeks later without regaining consciousness, leaving behind a wife and three adult children. Plaintiff contended that the nurse anesthetist negligently used large, one-size-fits-all bolus doses of Propofol ...

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