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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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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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