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Wheelchair-bound elderly woman dies after fall in memory care center — $439,803.75 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Assisted living facility negligence Injuries alleged: Wrongful death Name of case: Maureen Mike, Adm. of the Estate of Joan Condon, deceased v. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Health Center, Inc. Court: Virginia Beach Circuit Court Case no.: ...

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Teen fractured skull after being struck by bat at baseball practice — $1,400,000 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Negligent coaching of high school baseball Injuries alleged: Depressed skull fracture to center of forehead. Bone was removed and replaced with metal plates. Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: David Hauck Date resolved: 1/26/2021 Special ...

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Father of guard fails to show prison officials created danger (access required)

Where a prison guard was beaten to death by an inmate, her father’s suit failed to plead facts showing how individuals who managed the prison or worked there created or enhanced the danger that resulted in her death. Background Sergeant ...

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Treating physicians may testify regarding cause of injury (access required)

Where a woman’s treating physicians reached their opinions while treating her that a motor vehicle accident caused her spinal injury, no expert report was necessary. And where the opinions were disclosed during discovery and depositions, there was no prejudice to ...

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Trooper’s testimony incorrectly admitted in car crash case (access required)

Where a police officer’s testimony amounted to his subjective interpretation of what plaintiff told him while he was investigating an accident, in which defendant rear-ended plaintiff’s car, the trial court should have excluded the testimony. Trouble ahead Grimsley, the plaintiff, ...

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