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Delivery driver injured while delivering railcar wheel sets — $303,920.24 verdict

Type of action: Railroad negligence Name of case: Riddick v. Norfolk Southern Railway Co. Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk Division Case no.: 2:21-CV-00297 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Roderick C. ...

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‘Surmise, speculation and conjecture’: No proof store had notice of spilled dog food

A federal court in Virginia has dismissed the claims of a plaintiff who claimed he slipped and fell on dog food that had spilled in a retail store aisle. Judge James P. Jones of the Western District of Virginia said ...

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Experts’ testimony narrowed in tractor accident suit

Where liability experts offered opinions that were not contained in their expert disclosures, rested on unreliable facts and data or rested on unreliable principles and methods of testing, those opinions were struck. Background While operating a tractor-trailer owned by his ...

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Claim plausibly alleged vs. non-diverse defendant

Where defendants sued for their alleged responsibility for a motor vehicle accident argued that one company was improperly named as a defendant, but the record showed a potential basis for liability against that company, its presence destroyed diversity jurisdiction and ...

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