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Lawyer suffered TBI in rear-ender, made full recovery – $1.25 Million Settlement (access required)

While waiting at a stop light, plaintiff’s vehicle was rear-ended by a commercial truck hauling a trailer, with a combined weight of over 10,000 pounds. Defendant corporation claimed that the defendant driver, who was driving the vehicle on the weekend ...

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Loaded dump truck killed pregnant woman in wreck – $4.05 Million Settlement (access required)

This was a vehicular accident at a highly traveled intersection controlled by traffic signals. This accident involved a large, loaded dump truck weighing approximately 64,000 lbs. which struck a passenger car and killed a young woman who was approximately nine ...

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Performer disabled when stunt went wrong, claim mediated – $1.6 Million Settlement (access required)

Claimant was a performer who was injured when a planned stunt went wrong. He fell from a height landing flat and hard striking the right side of his face. He was rendered unconscious for an hour. As a result of ...

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Woman killed by ‘tailswing’ of log on turning logging truck – $1.2 Million Settlement (access required)

Decedent’s vehicle was found pointing north in the median separating the northbound and southbound lanes of Route 29 south of Lynchburg. There was an approximately 8-foot section of pine log protruding from the windshield that appeared to have broken off. ...

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Two-year-old run over by trucker who didn’t see her – $3 Million Settlement (access required)

On Sept. 9, 2012, the plaintiff was 2 ½ years old. She lived with her mom, her older brother, and a friend in an apartment complex in Petersburg. At approximately 2:35 pm, the friend left the apartment and was walking ...

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Intellectually disabled women sue over forced abortions – $5 Million Settlement (access required)

Two intellectually disabled women who were wards of the District of Columbia sued the District for consenting to abortions without due process in violation of 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The case was initially filed as a class action challenging the ...

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Plaintiff suffered TBI, settles for $1.5 million – $1.5 Million Settlement (access required)

This was a negligent action that settled during mediation. Plaintiff sustained a mild traumatic brain injury. The remaining facts are confidential. [18-T-011] Type of action: Personal Injury Tried before: Mediation Date resolved: May 8, 2017 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: ...

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Bolivian woman hurt in T-bone accident – $2.65 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, then 45, suffered severe injuries in T-bone crash caused by pickup truck. At 2 a.m. on June 26, 2016, plaintiff was the front-seat passenger in a small SUV heading southbound on Hunter Mill Road (a small neighborhood street) in ...

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Petersburg police officers settle overtime pay class action – $1.35 Million Settlement (access required)

Claim on behalf of Petersburg Police Department officers up to the rank of lieutenant for failure to pay overtime. The Virginia Gap Pay Act (§9.1-700 et seq.) requires localities that employ a minimum of 100 law enforcement officers to pay ...

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Parties contested plaintiff’s TBI from rearender – $1.4 Million Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff’s and defendant’s vehicles were stopped at a red light. Defendant’s vehicle was immediately behind plaintiff’s vehicle. When the light turned green, defendant vehicle drove his car forward into the rear of plaintiff’s vehicle. Plaintiff claimed that she sustained a ...

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